SELF-CARE

When Information Becomes Overwhelming

As a busy mom, you always have problems that need solving. Whether it's work-related, a parenting issue, some marriage advice, a recipe, or even how to fix or clean something, you go looking for solutions. But have you ever felt like the more you go searching online for answers to your problems, the more you end up doing nothing about them? It's a crazy cycle but one that is all too often the reality. It is not something that one can even help most of the time, because the world has changed so much (Read more...)
SELF-CARE

Improving Our Character Like the Prophet PBUH

Every day we have so much to be thankful for alhumdulillah. But there is no denying that some days are harder than most, and then other days can test your imaan! As the world moves faster and gets more advanced, people are rushing and becoming far too busy. At times it seems that this busyness is a ticket for a few to be inconsiderate and obnoxious. As Muslims, it is not only our obligatory duties that determine our faith but etiquette (adhab) in Islam is a crucial part of being a good Muslim. Some (Read more...)
SELF-CARE

Your Husband Deserves Your Respect

I am writing about a topic that may not sit well with a few wives, but it is something that needs to be said and something that we as Muslim wives need to adhere to for our husbands sake - but more importantly to please Allah (swt). I am referring to that character trait that our parents demanded from us as kids - the trait of respect. Somewhere along the way we grew up thinking (not learning), that respect is something that our husband's have to 'earn', and that only if he is someone we look (Read more...)
PARENTING

Momisms – The Secret Language of Moms

Have you ever noticed how moms say things to their kids but mean something else? What comes out of our mouths are not always what we're thinking. We speak a language of motherhood, which is an evasive array of obscure and passive aggressive remarks. Here are some of the most common "momisms" that I've decoded for your enjoyment. So go ahead and laugh at yourself! 1. When a mom says - "Don’t worry about it!" She really means - "I'll do it for you as usual. I'm just the maid. I wish you'd pick (Read more...)