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While we were coming home yesterday, both of my Betas in the car along with me, we were caught by a sudden downpour. It began raining fast and we were only halfway back home.
The weather in Karachi had been so hot last month that we were more than glad to see such a pleasant change in the weather, both kids beaming and chattering in full excitement, watching huge amounts of water that had collected on the roads now and making discussions of what activity to indulge in as soon as they reached home. The activity they were planning was no other than that of playing out in the lawn in the rain!
So Ramadhan is here once again Masha’Allah and all of us have finally reached this month, thanks to Allah Subhan Ahu Wa Ta’ala. We are all alive and breathing and making an effort every now and then to remember Him and please Him. Continue reading
As I mentioned earlier in my article entitled, How to Motivate Kids For Ramadhan, I had mentioned in one of the points the benefits of reading out Islamic based books and Ramadhan themed stories to make the kids feel motivated for the upcoming days.
Well, here I have come across this Ramadhan Reading Program for Kids, which really seems something interesting for kids to participate in. Its organized by Alexandria Potter, Founder at Layla Lights, and she aims to provide a common platform where children and their mothers, can make the most out of this blessed month. Continue reading
The gates of Heaven are opened during this month, the Shaytaan is chained up 🙂 and the gates of Hell are closed! This is one important reminder for kids to make them understand the importance of this month. The gates of Heaven from where abound unlimited Mercy and Forgiveness, Love and Peace are open to all by Allah SubhanahuWaTa’ala, He wants us all to seek His Pleasure during this month and grab for ourselves His bounties in unlimited amounts.
The first week of Shaba’an has gone by already and Ramadhan will be here in no time at all. You have read my article about how to prepare yourself for Ramadhan, now here is another one how to actually motivate your kids for the upcoming days so they may also be in a similar state of thought and well being. Continue reading
So all of us deserve a break, don’t we??
In fact, so many times, a break from your daily routine is all you want…
Taking a break really helps, by the way, to soothe your nerves, to relax your self and to give yourself time to breathe. Sitting on that chair for hours glaring the computer screen, hogging the kids all day long, same chores, same activities to perform day after day makes your mind uneasy and your body bored! Continue reading
So the month of Ramadhan is up next, Insha’Allah. With this last month to go, before we all begin to fast and pray Taraveeh prayers after Ishan Salah, all of us are busy preparing ourselves mentally and physically for the arrival of this great month!
So how must you prepare yourself for Ramadhan? What are the ways you can actually welcome this month with much fervour and respect and fulfill all your Islamic obligations as laid out by Allah Subhan Ahu Wa Ta’ala, the Quran and the Sunnah.
Here are 10 ways how you can prepare yourselves, these are few of my own ways, don’t forget to add in some of your own! Continue reading
I think, writing and blogging go hand in hand with creativity and without showing your creative abilities, you can never be a good writer/blogger! Continue reading
Happiness is celebrating this special day with your own mom and kids!
Teaching how to tell time to kids can be a real challenge as telling time can be confusing and tricky at times 🙂
I mean, real tricky.
Starting from the basics, like counting the numbers and identifying the hands of the clock and moving on to advanced time telling with calculations for how many minutes past or to a certain hour and for how many minutes did a particular activity occur, this time telling activity can leave your child puzzled if not done gradually and properly. Continue reading
I had decided not to work this Sunday and give myself a break, but couldn’t succeed in doing so. I logged in and checked and replied to all messages and even did some short revision work for a client.
So this is one issue related to freelancing, and that is, you can never get a day’s off from work.Everyday is working day…
Yet everyday can be a non working day if you choose it that way :):) Continue reading
I had my eyes set over a certain editing job, that I really really wanted to do. There were two solid reasons for that, firstly it was for some Islamic based literature and secondly, it involved use of skills that I have never before done on any other job so it was supposed to be a big plus on my job history….. Continue reading
This was a part of the 5 Day, 5 Photos challenge story, it was day 3 for me and was passed by sister fatima at www.islahii.wordpress.com and today I am passing on this challenge to another fellow blogger at https://lifesrosesandthorns.wordpress.com/
I have read this story once at a popular Islamic stories site for kids (islamcan.com). My kids and I just loved it and so did my pupils… I felt like sharing the same story with you that goes very well with the above picture…
Somewhere in some part of the world, an emperor called all the young people in the kingdom together one day and said to them, “I have been thinking about this lately that I must select any one of you to be the next emperor after me.” Continue reading