Write “Sweet Memories” Down

One of the joys of being around children is witnessing their silly and cute sayings and doings. These little bursts of happiness fills me up with delight and my day becomes lighter, brighter and easier to get by. I laugh and giggle inside and am refreshed by my child’s simplicity. Now, the struggles of parenting feel well worth it, alhumdulilah. I begin to see the wisdom of...
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5 Reasons Why Mommy Needs a Good Friend

If you are a mommy of one or many kids, you need a good friend. Please don’t say, you have your husband and that he is your best friend. He might have been in the beginning of marriage, but as you are blessed with kids and have new hurdles to cross, you need someone you call a good girlfriend. But how can you tell if she’s a good friend? Alhumdulillah, I have been ble...
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10 healthy eating tips after a fast

One of the important aspects of fasting is when you “break your fast". After 12 - 16 or more hours of depriving your body of food and drink over  a number of days, your stomach has shrunk and your intestine is more idle. Our body is in resting mode, so food must be re-introduced very slowly so that you can avoid digestive distress. Eating healthier food at this point is impe...
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6 natural ways to relieve stomach discomfort

Asalamu alaikum dear sisters and brothers, I pray that fasting in the month of Ramadan has given you better health, more clarity on life issues, extra sabr (patience), and increased shukr (thankfulness) in dealing with everything, Ameen! Eid Saeed! I know I’m late with my Eid greetings, but the first week after Eid Day, was a bit bumpy for me to say the least. Alhumdulillah,...
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Rajab, Shabaan And Ramadaan – How Well Will Your Garden Grow?

  We are coming upon a very blessed month inshaAllah — the blessed month of Ramadan. I am sure many of you and your families are looking forward to it. In gaining the most out of Ramadan, I have a few suggestion that I wish to share inshaAllah. This is a reminder, first and foremost, to myself to implement. Besides Ramadan, there are two blessed months which come...
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When Children Are Constipated

Assalamu Alaikum. From the time one of my kids started eating solid foods, I can remember him having constipation issues on and off. It is a horrible ordeal for a child to suffer and even more painful for a mother to witness. As mothers, we feel vulnerable when our kids are in this state and we are helpless to do anything but hold and comfort them as they cry....but sometim...
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The Harmful Chemicals In Our Home

Assalamu Alaikum all, I am a mommy of four active little ones and sometimes I come across important information that I feel inclined to share with my family and friends. I really care and I want to caution others about the harmful substances that we use in our homes, but don't realize the damage.  Asalamu alaikum fellow moms. Just like you, I worry a great deal about the...
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5 Ways to Make Your Child Love to Pray

  Like some mommies out there, ever since my baby turned 'the big 7', I’ve struggled on how to encourage him to pray consistently. I say the big 7 as a joke, because we all know they're not so grown-up, actually quite far from it. However, we are well aware that this is the age we need to get a bit serious and encourage our kids to begin good, wholesome habits. And ...
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7 simple steps to remember YOU

  Many a time, I visit sisters (my friends), and spend some hours listening to what they are going through and how they juggle their busy lives. MashaAllah, I am always amazed at the wonderful moms they have become. I love learning from them and I love laughing with them about the silly things we go through, but I feel sad when I hear that they are not satisfied with the...
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5 Steps to Reconnect With Your Wife

  No matter how hard you've worked all day, do you dread getting a disappointed look from your wife when you enter the house? Are you tired of hearing complaint after complaint? What happened to those happy days? Do you miss her smile? Is there something you can do to bring it back? Before we start, remember one very important fact about women, "A woman's need fo...
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