Being a Mother, Uncategorized

Mamas Forgive Yourself

Forgive yourself oh mamas, From A Mama to Mamas. There are times, and there will be even more times, when you will be late on many tasks, you will mess up a lot, and you will not be able to achieve anything - at that moment let your perfectionist self forgive you. Because if you… Continue reading Mamas Forgive Yourself

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Being a Mother

Our Journey From Breast-Feeding to Bottle-Feeding

Bismillah. Our Journey = Mine, Zawji's & Ruqaiya's Journey. It was a rough journey but now I feel better and can talk about it alhamdulillah. I am of those who always wanted to breastfeed entire first 2 years of their child's life, as recommended in Islam. But we plan and ALLAH plans and He is… Continue reading Our Journey From Breast-Feeding to Bottle-Feeding

Being a Mother, Being a Muslimah

Thoughts – The Miracle Worker

Recently I watched The Miracle Worker movie, which is based on the story of Helen Keller. While I knew the story of Helen Keller since childhood, since there was a chapter about her in one of my subject books, watching the movie had a deeper impact. I surely admire the work of all those who… Continue reading Thoughts – The Miracle Worker

Being a Mother, Being a Muslimah

Loss of a Beloved – MiscarriageĀ 

Bismillah Many have written about it, Muslim and non-Muslim. It is a topic known to many and a pain felt by even more. While the pain may be dealt with or shared with people differently, it's intensity is deep for all that go through it generally. Loosing a child is painful, and the one that… Continue reading Loss of a Beloved – MiscarriageĀ 

Being a Mother

Hurtful Remarks from Mothers To Mother on Tarbiyah #ItHurts

This Ramadan I have realized the amount of distractions we pray taraweeh with. From phones to keychains to purses to waterbottles, you name it. This realization has come as a result of letting Ruqaiya roam around in the women's Musalah while I do isha and taraweeh (Masjid head allowed considering that she doesn't make noises… Continue reading Hurtful Remarks from Mothers To Mother on Tarbiyah #ItHurts