Category Archives: Islam

UPDATE FEED – Hijab, Travelling, and Lessons for a Teen

If you are reading this, you are connecting to the older website. Please join us at http://www.middlewaymom.com and update your feeds.  Let me first put this out there: I wear hijab (the traditional Muslim headscarf plus loose, modest clothing) and I believe … Continue reading

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Qur’an Memorization Through Puberty

We’ve already talked about how to get through puberty alive in the past, but memorizing Qur’an with a girl in puberty presents slightly different challenges given she will have her period from time to time. Since she shouldn’t be handling … Continue reading

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Field Trip Friday: World Hijab Day Edition!

February 1st is World Hijab Day, and I want to encourage everyone to participate, especially any non-Muslims! What is World Hijab Day? Simply, it is one day for women who do not typically wear hijab (the traditional Muslim headscarf) to … Continue reading

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Is Religion a Side Dish?

If you had all your priorities on a plate, where would religion be? Not where you want it to be, but where does it actually fit? For many, it is a side dish at best… maybe a dessert, or even … Continue reading

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How We Came to Islam

Many people wonder how both my husband and I came to Islam. Were we married and we came to Islam together? Did I “convert him” or vice versa? Well, since I had a major case of mom brain yesterday and … Continue reading

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Field Trip Friday: Winter Nature Preserve Edition!

Wow, it’s Friday already!! We are heading into the depth of winter, but we have had surprisingly warm days still. It is during these unusually warm (think, highs in the 40’s and 50’s occasionally) that I find myself thinking of … Continue reading

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Being Muslim Through the Holidays

If you’re not Christian, do you take time off for the winter holiday season? I feel like all my homeschooling resources for free printables and Kindle books are all put on hold for me until after the Christmas season is … Continue reading

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From the Corporate World to the Kitchen

I want to share a post I wrote a couple years ago on MuslimasOasis.com. A lot has changed since then, and it is still relatable today. First, let me start that this is true for me, and probably for many, … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up Hajj and Getting Your Family Excited!

With Eid upon us tomorrow, inshaAllah, we are wrapping up our small study on hajj! As I talked about before, I got the National Geographic DVD Inside Mecca and Malcolm X’s biography. We watched the DVD together as a family … Continue reading

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Field Trip Friday: Hajj Edition!

Unfortunately, most of us are not able to join the pilgrims in hajj this year, so how can we take part in our own way? We came up with some ideas yesterday about how to involve hajj into our homeschool. Today, … Continue reading

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