Interview With Storyteller Maryam Sinclair

Alhamdulillah I had the honor of interviewing the remarkable storyteller - Mehded Maryam Sinclair. She is the author of The Fall of the Tyrant; A Trust of Treasures, A Mercy to the Worlds, The Bowing of the Stars; Miraculous Happenings in the Year of the Elephant and When Wings Expand - the winner of the 2011 UK Muslim Writers' Association Competition. I have all Maryam Sinclair's audio and books for my children, and that is the main reason for this interview, to promote high-quality educational (Read more...)

Interview With a Working Mom

I interviewed a mom in the community who had some wise words to share about juggling being a mom and running a business at the same time. a mix that can be challenging and straining. But here today, I have sister Joemyma, who has found the key to achieving this with great success. A dynamic mother of two daughters and young grandmother of two, who runs a home and her own business... but always puts her faith first. ME: Asalamualiakum Sister. Jazakallah for taking time out of you busy schedule (Read more...)

How To Be Organized as a Mom Interview

Meet a mother who is forever multitasking (but then again which mommy doesn't?). Sister Saajida has agreed to share her wisdom on everything neat and orderly. I’m sitting with her as she unpacks a holiday bag that her toddler has planted herself comfortably in. This little distraction doesn't stop the mom's busy hands from folding and sorting. Saajida is a mother of 3 kids (aged 5, 2 and 1) and gets a thrill out of organizing the contents of her home. She is what we like to call the “clean (Read more...)

Overcoming The Challenges of Motherhood Audio Interview

Muslimommy was featured on a popular radio station recently Alhamdulillah. It was quite unexpected as I am more suited behind the scenes of my laptop writing my posts whenever I can fit in some time. But Allah SWT works in mysterious ways as it was a surprise to be invited to share my thoughts over air and with so many listeners overseas. I'll be honest, I was nervous at first when I remembered that what I say stays put, and there is no editing my thoughts if I make an error. But my host was ever (Read more...)

Loosening Up As a Mommy Interview

I interviewed a mom I know, who had some fantastic advice. I felt she had words of wisdom that all mothers needed to hear. The next time I met her, I sat her down and asked her to share her thoughts on what she has learned from her experience as a busy mom. Name: Nida Age: mid 30's  City: San Francisco  Kids: 3 Ages: 10, 7 and 4 How were you as a mommy a few years ago? I had to be in control of everything because I was afraid that if things were out of my control, it would not be manageable (Read more...)