Category Archives: Field Trips

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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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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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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Field Trip Friday: Mall Edition!

Okay, I’m assuming here that you live near a mall with some cool attractions. We live quite close to the Mall of America, so I may be a little spoiled with the indoor amusement park, under water aquarium, and Lego … Continue reading

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Field Trip Friday: Masjid Edition!

If you’re on Facebook, I’m sure you see all the Jummah Mubarak posts each Friday and the reminders to read surah al-Kauf. Alhamdulilah, Jummah is a minor Eid for Muslims… each week! Many moms suspend going to Jummah during their … Continue reading

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Field Trip Friday: Cooking Edition!

Who doesn’t like food? We all need to eat, and we are really doing a disservice to our kids to not teach them how to feed themselves. Let’s face it, most of our kids will live alone, or be roommates … 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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Field Trip Friday: Children’s Theatre Edition!

Admittedly, we are not big theatre buffs, or artsy people in general. Still, I think it is a valuable thing for kids to experience sometimes, especially if they are studying poetry, Shakespeare, or just need help thinking outside of the … Continue reading

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Field Trip Friday: Rock Climbing Edition!

Rock climbing is great exercise, and is a lot of fun, too! You get to challenge yourself in both ability and height, which is a great way to bond with your kids! Our kids are so used to being the … Continue reading

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Field Trip Friday: Sick at Home Edition!

Wow, just one person being sick in the house really takes everything off course! Little Miss has been battling a fever for a couple days, and just wants to cuddle all the time, which is not something I’m complaining about; … Continue reading

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