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…

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…

Good Night Books – An ebook app review

On our trip to Washington DC during summer, I got Manaal a goodnight book from a souvenir shop. There are 2 things I try to always buy wherever we travel, a fridge magnet for me and a book (if there’s one for that particular country or city) for Manaal. Last time we got a book…

1000 books before kindergarten – App Review

If you follow me on social media, you know that this week me and my daughter completed reading 120 books, since last March. This is ofcourse not the exact number of books she has read/heard so far. I have been reading to her since she was 3 days old (The Magic Faraway Tree book 1…

How Being An Emergency Medicine Resident Trains You For Motherhood

For lay people : Residency means postgraduate training of a doctor after mbbs. So the time they serve in a hospital while specialising in a specific field, and studying at the same time. At the end of that training period, doctors have to pass a board exam to be certified specialists in that field. It…

My Ultimate Guide To Potty Training – Part 2

If you have read my previous post on potty training, you pretty much know about my experience of it and that i began just before we were travelling! Yes even my husband was horrified that i chose that time, but it turned out very well for us Alhumdulillah. Let me just dive straight into that…