The fast of Ramadan, which is the month of patience, and the fast of three days of each month, clean all evils in the heart. (Musnad, 5:363) As much as I am looking forward to this blessed month, I also fear the challenges of observing Ramadan to its fullest with a 19 month at bay. Yes, Ramadan is the month of […]
How to hype your toddler up for Ramadan
Yusra’s $33 Toddler Room Makeover!
Can you believe it? My baby is now a toddler. But it wasn’t because of this that Yusra’s room got a bit of a transformation. I had actually just converted her crib into a toddler bed. That was to be the extent of her room update. The day was December 12, 2020. It was a beautiful day. We read books […]
Yusra’s Nursery Tour
When we first moved in to our condo, I was 7 months pregnant. After a nerve wracking first and second trimester and two pregnancy losses later, I felt like it was finally time to start thinking about the nursery and the room that would belong to my future baby girl. The room that was conveniently pink. A shade of pink […]
Meet my plants!
I am a plant mom. It was over 2 years since I became a mom of one, and now have a total of 13 plants in my home. These are not counting the ones that have tragically passed during my journey of finding my green thumb. I love the look of plants in a home. It instantly brightens up a […]
5 Ways To Keep Tidy With a Baby
When they’re newborns, its the laundry. Then it’s you. Your hair is unwashed, your dishes are piled up. As months pass by, it becomes the food, the toys, the random spoons they can’t seem to part with until you find them forgotten all throughout the house. And of course – more laundry. Babies are messy. But that doesn’t mean you […]
How COVID-19 helped my marriage
No one ever talks about the resentment new moms feel towards their partners when raising a baby. Almost everyday before Imad started working from home, I hated him. I hated how he got to sleep peacefully while I had to get up numerous times during the night to breastfeed. I hated how he got to commute to work and be […]