Category Archives: MWM

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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Bridging the (Age) Gap

With blended families, it isn’t all that uncommon for there to be a large age gap. My sister and I are nine years apart, and Little Miss and Care Bear are almost eleven years apart. In a homeschool, it can … 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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Being Organized – The Home Binder

A common question homeschooling families get is how to stay organized. I did mention some systems to stay organized in a previous post, but I thought I’d share my own home binder. In sha Allah it helps give ideas for … Continue reading

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Field Trip Friday: Aquarium Edition!

We are all starting to feel a bit locked in our home around here lately! While we can’t enjoy the great outdoors lately (umm… -5F high predicted on Monday!), it’s pretty awesome to feel like you’re somewhere tropical for an … 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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Field Trip Friday: Factory Tour Edition!

Ever wonder how things are made, or wish your kids wondered more about how things magically got to your home? Sometimes it seems the comforts of modern life stifle our kids’ curiosity on how things work, or we start taking … 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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Basic Learning Concepts – Fun Play!

I may have a boat load of kids, just so I can keep doing preschool activities! Slow and Steady, Get Me Ready has time and time again proven to be such a valuable resource in bringing education to simple tasks. … Continue reading

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