How To Teach Kids Quran Using The Quran Moon Lamp

    I am always looking for ways to incorporate technology into education. After all, that is the future (or more so the present thanks to the pandemic!). I came across something wonderful that has helped me further Manaal’s Quran education: The Quran Moon Lamp! This is a valuable treasure for every Muslim household not…

SEED: a unique STEM program for Muslim children

    Raising Muslim children is getting harder more than ever. There is so much for them to learn academically and with extracurriculars and Quran classes, kids barely get any time to study and learn Islam as a whole and the beauty of the Quran as a guide book.   But what if I tell…

Free iPad apps that my 1st-grader uses and loves.

Anyone who knows me knows that I love technology and gadgets. One of the most important devices I’ve ever had has been an Ipad (after my phone of course). I cannot even count how many creative projects I have used it for, but my best use of it has been as a babysitter. I am…

Awesome alternatives to Youtube that are completely free.

These are not really related to videos and visual content, but I added them as another idea to keep kids busy. The audio nature of these devices takes away screentime restrictions but not the fun. There’s so much that can be done with these devices apart from assisting you. I usually just ask them to…

Dr. Nida

A doctor, wife, author, event stylist and mom of a little diva and a little prince, living each day as it comes. Fiercely ambitious and a dreamer, she believes all her dreams will come true one day. She is “the” Mama In Scrubs and sometimes noticed to be delusional too. Welcome to my blog!! I…

How stress affects the milk of a breastfeeding mother

I have been through enough during my second pregnancy to have transferred quite a lot of stress to Mikaal as a fetus. Once he was born I thought he would be saved from the negative effects of having an anxious mother, but I was so wrong. Since the 2nd month of life, Mikaal became a…

Autumn Comfort Food Recipe – Pumpkin Masala

In UAE there are just 2 seasons. Burning (aka summer) and winter 💕. Since I moved to the States I kept reading about spring first, then the “pleasant weather” during summer, experienced monsoon and hurricane season myself and then came autumn with all it’s hype!! Everything around me turned orange and I fell in love…

Why We Can’t Parent Like Our Mothers

Motherhood is difficult AF. And it’s getting worse by the minute. Why? because we have a new set of problems to deal with every other day, with where the world is going. What’s even worse is that we cannot turn to our mother’s for advice, because their struggles were completely different. And even so, we…