One of my favourite things about blogging is being able to read over previous posts to bring back all the memories and emotions attached to a particular day! This is why I have decided to bring over my reflections of my time in Makkah to my homeschooling blog (and of course to keep everything in… Continue reading My first Umrah with my girls!
I've been living in Makkah for nearly 2 years now alhamdulillah - it really is a blessed city - there's a lot of barakah (blessing) in my time, my actions and what I get upto here. People always ask what it is like - and I really don't know what to say except it feels… Continue reading 6 reflections whilst living in Makkah!
If you are reading this page and are looking for Part 1 - click here. So to continue with this Homeschooling Theme on Saudi Arabia. We will be looking at week 3 and 4 of our learning. Just a reminder that week 1 was all about where Saudi Arabia was and the importance of Makkah.… Continue reading Homeschooling Theme: Saudi Arabia! (Part 2)
Whilst many of the homeschoolers around the world may be focusing on the beautiful season of Autumn (something we don't get to see in the desert of Saudi Arabia) we focused all our energy on where we live. So our second theme in our homeschooling year was all about Saudi Arabia. As we decided to… Continue reading Homeschooling Theme: Saudi Arabia! (Part 1)
Every time I am back in the UK for the summer - we buy many books! We love books. Over a number of years many of you may have noticed an increase in some very good and easy to read children's Islamic story books. Although some may seem pricey, believe me they are totally worth investing… Continue reading Our Top 10 Awesome Children’s Islamic Story Books we highly recommend!
seeWe had the privilege of taking over @amaliah_com on Instagram to be part of their Ramadan Stories this Ramadan where they feature 30 stories of different Muslim Women all over the world. Some of you didn't have Instagram to watch it live as I shared our experience of Ramadan in Makkah. So as promised, here's… Continue reading Ramadan Stories with @amaliah_com
This week has really been preparation week! I finally have time to think, reflect and prepare for Ramadan like I've never done before! I have never really organised how I'll work through my Ramadan weeks, except maybe try to recite Qur'an throughout the month. This year with the added responsibility of my children and entertaining… Continue reading Ramadan Homeschooling Plans