How to make the most of Ramadan when you are not fasting.

Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said, “When Ramadan begins, the gates of Paradise are opened. Narrated Abu Huraira Sahih al-Bukhari 1898

Ramadan is such an important month in the Muslim Calendar, there is excitement in the air when it is due to arrive and muslims look forward in anticipation for a month of worship and fasting. It brings a community feel with everyone fasting, increased acts of charity and meeting up with friends and family to break your fast and pray together.

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WIN FAMILY TICKETS TO SEE ZIPPO’S CIRCUS 2021

The brilliant Zippo’s Circus  – “London’s Favourite”, and several times voted “Britain’s Best Circus” – is coming to Blackheath Common with a brand-new 2021 production.  Zippos is Covid-safe ** Enter our competition to win one of five Ringside Family Tickets (2 adults and 2 children).   

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Week 15 of 2021 – Project 365

Sunday 11th April – Day 100 A quiet day really. Published a post in my Muslim Mums in Business series. Then ‘glitterfied’ a decoration we had for Ramadan. It was the boring MDF colour but Bee wanted to bling it up. You can see the before and after in our Instagram Reel.

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Ramadan in Istanbul, Turkey

Today I am featuring a special blog post by Taskeen from Muslimah By Design about ramadan in Istanbul. Taskeen believes in living with intention and purpose to fulfill our ultimate goal of attaining Paradise. She is passionate about mindfulness and living life fully (food, travel, islam being her favourite topics!) She blogs about ways to

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Muslim Mums in Business – Scribbles by JFZ

My Muslim Mums in Business series focus’s on inspirational Muslim women, who are balancing the art of motherhood along with running businesses. Please introduce yourself and your business. Assalam alaikum, my name is Javeria Fatima Zaidi. I’m a mum of 2 girls, children’s author, and counsellor in training. You can follow my journey on Instagram (@jfzaidi), Facebook (Blog

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Week 14 of 2021 – Project 365

Sunday 4th April – Day 93 A sunny day although not as warm as it has been before but headed over to the parents house. Bee took her bubbles so she could play in the garden. Was nice to chill properly with the parents now that the restrictions have been changed and you can meet

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Week 13 of 2021 – Project 365

Sunday 28th March – Day 87 Cold got worse today so I spent pretty much all day in bed with a box of tissue and watching Prime on the laptop while I left the kids to watch Netflix downstairs. Then ordered Fish and Chips in the evening as just didn’t have the energy to cook

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Review: In My Mosque by M.O.Yuksel

Disclaimer: We Received In My Mosque bby M.O.Yuksel and Hatem Aly for the purposes of review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. ”Determined to change negative American perspectives on the Islamic faith, author M.O. Yuksel penned a beautifully lyrical debut picture book, IN MY MOSQUE (on-sale March 23). Illustrated by NYT bestselling artist Hatem Aly, this gorgeous book offers a look at mosques across

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Week 12 of 2021 – Project 365

Sunday 21st March – Day 80 A quiet day, not much happening. General tidy up and also sorted out some books I would like the girls to use during Ramadan which starts in April. Sometimes as parents we end up putting immense pressure on ourselves to make Ramadan fun and interesting for the kids and

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