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
‘Never mind. In sha Allah next time you will be blessed with a baby boy’. That is one of the comments I had to hear when I gave birth to my second daughter. I come from a culture where growing up I saw how much importance was given to baby boys. Sweets were handed out
It is a given that at some point we are all going to die. It may not be something we think about or even want to think about, but there is no hiding from it. However there is one thing that a lot of us either just don’t consider, or keep putting off as we
This Eid is going to be very different for many, especially those still in ‘lockdown’. Recently I have been seeing posts and comments from people saying they will not be celebrating as it feels wrong with people around the world suffering.
I have said before that growing up there were not many (if at all any) children’s Islamic books. Now our children are getting a range of books to help with their Islamic studies. With hajj coming up I thought we would share some of the books we have relating to the hajj.
Growing up periods were seen as a shameful thing and they weren’t talked about. My mum never spoke to me about it. What I learnt was via friends at school when they talked about it when they started. I was a pretty late bloomer so I knew what to expect as most of my friends
This post may contain affiliate links. Now that Bee is 5 we have been focusing a lot more on her learning her Arabic alphabet in preparation for her reciting her Quran. She is currently attending madrassah and we have been helping her at home, even before she started attending classes. I remember when I was
I usually steer away from topics such as this on my blog and stick to the ‘safe’ parenting posts, reviews and days out as I want to keep the blog my happy little place. However, some things are just too important to not discuss…and one of these is how I, as a visible Muslim woman,