Ramadan Traditions with your Children

Growing up as a child Ramadan didn’t seem anything special. The parents were praying more and the house was quieter than usual…..the main thing I enjoyed was in the summer months when dad came home to break his fast; I used to sneak down past my bedtime and eat with him. I don’t think mum

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Ramadan Around the World – Libya

A few years ago I started off a series showing what Ramadan is like around the world. I have featured Ramadan in Egypt, Ramadan in Pakistan, Ramadan in Turkey and Ramadan in Indonesia. Now is the turn of Libya with One Sister sharing her experience. **************************** First off, let me clarify two things: 1) Ramadan is different from region

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Ramadan Around the World – Indonesia

A few years ago I started off a series showing what Ramadan is like around the world. I featured Ramadan in Egypt, Ramadan in Pakistan, and Ramadan in Turkey. Today I am pleased to be able to share what Ramadan in Indonesia is like through this guest post by sister Diah Dwi Arti. Ramadan is here. Subhanallah.

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Ramadan Calendars and 30 Good Deeds

I always say that we have to make Ramadan fun for the children as well…..especially living in the west where you don’t always get the Ramadan atmosphere. In general I have been trying to make Islam fun for the girls. A few months ago I started a Good Deed Jar with the girls. So whenever

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Review: My Ramadan Fun Book

I remember as a child looking forward to Ramadan simply because I could stay up late and eat at random times in the evening with my dad, especially in the summer months. I used to fast…but did I truly understand why? No not really; it was just something I was told about and just did

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Review: It’s Ramadan, Curious George

It’s Ramadan, Curious George Board Book Author: Henna Khan Illustrator: Mary O’Keefe Young RRP: £5.99 ‘George is so excited. He is going to celebrate Ramadan with his friend Kareem! Together they sample special treats, make baskets to donate to the needy, and look for the crescent moon.’ Last year there was a lot of excitement

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Ramadan in Egypt

As part of my Ramadan Around The World Series, I am pleased to share a post by writer Jillian Pikora about Eid in Egypt. Last year’s Eid was one of many firsts. My first time with other Muslims, with my in-laws, and in Egypt. Prior to coming to Egypt, Ramadan had always been a stressful

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Ramadan in Lahore, Pakistan

As part of my Ramadan Around The World Series, I am pleased to share a post by blogger Iqra about Ramadan foods in Pakistan. Ramadan is a very food-centric month in Lahore, Pakistan. Someone who is used to Lahore may not realize this, but visiting another Pakistani city makes you notice the conspicuous difference in

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