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Lessons Learned From Children

Over these past few months, I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to spend a lot of time with my nephew and nieces Alhumdulillah! During this time, I've been observing them at play and how they keep busy with their many gadgets and toys. This brought a realization of how children see life, and made me discover how different life looks through the eyes of a child. Each day I was learning something magical from them, and I’d like to share these lessons from children with you. Children forgive easily No (Read more...)
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The 2015 Organized Muslim Planner is Here!

This planner was for a limited time and is not being offered for sale any longer! Thank you!   Author sister Fathima Huzaifa Hussain - I live in sunny Sri Lanka and I'm a mother to a four month old baby girl. I am also the founder of TheOrganizedMuslim.org, a website that offers chic and elegant planners to help fellow Muslims manage their lives. When not changing nappies, I like to pursue my hobby of designing and photography using nothing but my trusty smartphone. You can follow me on (Read more...)
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A Week of Tasty Recipes For Busy Moms

Assalamualaikum dear readers, I am sharing some of my favorite recipes that are tasty, quick and easy to prepare, especially for Muslimommy subscribers! I love cooking, but the thought of spending hours in the kitchen does not appeal to me. I would rather spend that time with my kids and browse Pinterest! Most of my dishes are prepared in under an hour, and is aimed at intermediate cooks who need ideas, and want to make delicious and fast meals with a healthy twist. Enjoy my free ebook with (Read more...)
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How To Cook Tasty Meals In Under an Hour

As a mom of three, I'm always trying to find shortcuts in the kitchen and try to put a healthy meal on the table. So when sister Zakkiya invited me to write and share my secrets, I put together my most important tips, to cook tasty meals in a short time. I hope you benefit Insha- Allah! I love cooking, but the thought of spending hours in the kitchen does not appeal to me. I would rather spend that time with my kids, and browse Pinterest ;-). Most of my dishes are prepared in under an hour. So keep (Read more...)
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Keeping Your Fitness Routine In Ramadan

Asalaamualaikum dear sisters, the beautiful and joyous month of Ramadan is upon us and oh how it has been missed! I love everything about Ramadan, the holy month brings so much spiritual upliftment, wonderful atmosphere and I can assure you there is no better detox plan than fasting for the pleasure of Almighty Allah (SWT). Yes I know it's probably the last thing on your mind, due to it being a month of reflection and plenty of ibadah, however you can try to fit in a tiny bit of time if you would (Read more...)
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How To Enjoy Ramadan During Haidh

Do not feel disheartened during haidh my dear sisters. Often we find ourselves almost dreading the week that we will not be able to pray. Ramadan is here and we don’t want to feel left out when everyone else is reaping the benefits of this blessed month. We feel isolated and disconnected from the spiritual elation of this month, causing us to miss out on the “feel” or “atmosphere” of Ramadan. Haidh is a natural occurrence and should not be seen as an inconvenience. Allah (SWT) has given (Read more...)
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How To Prepare For Ramadan

Alhamdulillah, Allah has brought us closer to another blessed month of Ramadan. It is a month promised to the believers that the doors of Jahanam are shut and the Shayateen are put away. A month where Allah’s Mercy, Forgiveness and Blessings are showered on all those who simply ask. Allah's Apostle (SAW) said, "When the month of Ramadan starts, the gates of heaven are opened and the gates of Hell are closed and the shaitaans are chained." (Bukhari 3.123 Narrated by Abu Huraira) So how can (Read more...)
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The Moms Guide To Fitness Using Weights

I'd like to touch on the myths of weight training for women. When I first started training, the very thought of using any type of weight would scare me! I was always under the impression that weight training was better suited for body builders or men who wanted to bulk-up, and by no means did I want to end up that way. I was pleasantly surprised when I started training and found out otherwise. I learned from numerous trainers, as well as my dear husband who weight trains, that it does not make (Read more...)