Of Lightening and Thunderstorms…

thunder, storms, rains, winds, weather 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!

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Reading the Quran: Every Effort Counts!

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Many of you are new to Islam and now that Ramadhan is coming, ensure that you are not at all discouraged when you hear how others have been finishing Juzz after Juzz of the Qura’an, but you have done only a little. Never mind the quantity. The main thing is your Niyyah; the purer your intentions are, the better will be your act and the virtuous will be the rewards in the HereAfter! Continue reading

Make Your Kids Ready For Ramadhan!

motivate kids, ramadhan, ramadhan 2015, islam, prepare for ramadhan, ramzan 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

Happiness Is…

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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

10 Ways To Prepare Yourself For Ramadhan

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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

Happiness Is…

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That moment when you realize that whatever you are indulged in currently may bring you much success and ease in near future… its so soothing to the mind, you feel relaxed and ultimately start day dreaming about achieving it all!!

You know Allah is with you all the time to guide you and support you and deep down in your heart, you pray silently to Him to keep providing you with utmost guidance and support to fulfill all your endeavors. Continue reading

Is your child doing Quran Hifdh?

This post is for all parents whose children are currently doing Quran Hifdh or have finished off with it. It has a few tips and ways that you can follow to ensure your child remains motivated always for reading and learning the Quran.

I wrote it in the beginning and I am sure most of you must have missed it. here it is again.

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If your child, either boy or girl has completed Quran Hifdh, or is still on its way to completion, then this is a must read for you! here are a few tips that you should follow to maintain a healthy environment positive to learning and encouragement.

kid_pray.png (164×211)The process of Quran Hifdh is a journey in itself that continues not for an year or two, but for the whole life time. As a parent, you have the ultimate responsibility to take care of your child and do the following:

Be patient. As said earlier, the process  of Quran Hifdh continues for ever so you must seek patience from Allah Almighty and wait.

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Is your child doing Quran Hifdh?

If your child, either boy or girl has completed Quran Hifdh, or is still on its way to completion, then this is a must read for you! here are a few tips that you should follow to maintain a healthy environment positive to learning and encouragement.

kid_pray.png (164×211)The process of Quran Hifdh is a journey in itself that continues not for an year or two, but for the whole life time. As a parent, you have the ultimate responsibility to take care of your child and do the following:

Be patient. As said earlier, the process  of Quran Hifdh continues for ever so you must seek patience from Allah Almighty and wait. Continue reading