Can you believe there’s less than 90 days left until Ramadan?! I’m reminding myself first and foremost to not let this blessed month creep up on me without mental preparation. I have to admit the last few years have been very challenging for me to benefit from Ramadan as much as I wanted to because […]
Field Trip Friday: World Hijab Day Edition!
February 1st is World Hijab Day, and I want to encourage everyone to participate, especially any non-Muslims! What is World Hijab Day? Simply, it is one day for women who do not typically wear hijab (the traditional Muslim headscarf) to give it a try. There are a number of reasons I think this is beneficial […]
Field Trip Friday: Masjid Edition!
If you’re on Facebook, I’m sure you see all the Jummah Mubarak posts each Friday and the reminders to read surah al-Kauf. Alhamdulilah, Jummah is a minor Eid for Muslims… each week! Many moms suspend going to Jummah during their children’s younger years because of nap time (that’s us!), how hard it is to keep […]
Being Muslim Through the Holidays
If you’re not Christian, do you take time off for the winter holiday season? I feel like all my homeschooling resources for free printables and Kindle books are all put on hold for me until after the Christmas season is over. So what do we do in the meantime? Well, keep doing what we’re doing […]
Wrapping Up Hajj and Getting Your Family Excited!
With Eid upon us tomorrow, inshaAllah, we are wrapping up our small study on hajj! As I talked about before, I got the National Geographic DVD Inside Mecca and Malcolm X’s biography. We watched the DVD together as a family and I had Care Bear read the chapter on Mecca in Malcolm X’s biography. I […]