Disclosure: We received ISLAMSTORY for the purposes of review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. One of the most important things that we as Muslim parents should do, is teach our children about Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ). This needs to be done in a fun and engaging way from a young age and an age
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
The Blessings of Baby Girls in Islam
‘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
The Importance of Getting an Islamic Will Made
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
Celebrating Eid While Staying at Home
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.
Childrens Books Relating to Hajj
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.
Celebrating Puberty and Periods with your Daughter
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
Teaching the Arabic Alphabet to Children
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