Category Archives: Mama Time

Third Trimester

Alhamdulilah, I’m heading into the home stretch with this pregnancy! As each day progresses, I think about how to balance our life that feels so scattered, and how to meet the needs of everyone in our family. In shaa Allah … Continue reading

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Kids Helping Kids – Yay or Nay?

The issue of older siblings helping with younger siblings appears (to me at least) to be a pretty polarized issue. Should the older kids step in when mom needs a break or can’t seem to whip out her third arm? … Continue reading

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Balance: A New Year’s Focus

What do we have in common? Most people do not have the same family situation as us with such a large split in ages between two kids. I think one thing many moms struggle with is balance. How do we … Continue reading

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52 Weeks to an Organized Home

When I saw this project posted on The Well Trained Mind forums, I was signed up in five minutes flat. I remember my mom always saying that everything has to have a home, and she has one of the best … Continue reading

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Resolutions 2013!

It’s that time of year again! Masha’Allah, 5 years ago today I started wearing hijab, and boy was that stressful! Of course we want to keep making progress each year, so what’s on your plan for the upcoming year? Here’s … Continue reading

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Field Trip Friday: Family Edition!

Many of us are taking part in the Thanksgiving weekend, whether that is visiting family out of town, shopping the Black Friday deals, or relaxing at home with our immediate family. Alhamdulilah, we went to visit my mom and had … Continue reading

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Our Growing Family

Alhamdulilah, after a little worry late last week, we got to see our healthy baby yesterday in an ultrasound. Last week I hadn’t felt the baby move in a few days so I called the midwife and we went in … 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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Trying to Be a Grandma Mom

As our family sizes get smaller and smaller, we no longer naturally remember seeing our mothers with our siblings as small children. I wonder if this leads to unrealistic expectations on our own capabilities as a parent. When I see … Continue reading

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We Have The…

Oh man, we have the pukes, poops, fevers, headaches… you name it. Alhamdulilah, everything is in minor form but still, I’m taking a break today. Please make du’a (prayers) for our health. I’m super excited to share a book I … Continue reading

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