The season have been changing, and sudden outburst of rainfall (and the ice-cold soft drink, which I would not give blame to) made me sniff and cough for some time now. Those days (and particularly the nights) were toughest, my kids were more upset than usual. The tantrums increased manifolds. The crying sessions were longer.
Ugh. I concluded:
Crankiness of a child ∝ Illness of a mother
Early Qualms of Marriage. My guest article for piouscouple.com
All my life the one job I had ever wanted to excel in, was motherhood. For that reason I spent most of my bachelor days grooming myself to best fit the roles of a wife & a mom. From cooking & crafting to courses after courses on ‘how to be best at marriage’ and ‘how to raise perfect kids’. And then, I thought I was ready.
Besides, in my sibling’s words, I was an ‘incredible bachelor’. I had a lot on my credentials from academics to house managing, if not extraordinary, I, he said, fairly qualified for the above average.
Therefore, years ago when I was getting married, amidst the joy of the big day approaching near, I was sure of this one thing – I would naturally excel in marriage and everything that is a consequence of marriage. And of course I would be an awesome mom. Continue reading
We are living in a world of overindulgence and self-entertainment. Millennials (I AM ONE) are more liable to adopt prodigality and intemperance to seek pleasure and fulfillment. With this ever changing and evolving world, we are missing on an essential Islamic value “Simplicity“.
The Companions of Messenger of Allah (SAWS) mentioned the life of the world before him. He (PBUH) said,
“Do you not hear? Do you not hear? Simplicity (in life) is part of Faith, simplicity is part of Faith.” [Abu Dawud]
Asalamualikum wr, (may peace be upon you)
Happy Ramadan, (Ramadan Mubarak/Kareem – however, you prefer it) Okay I know I am 5 days late in wishing, but at least it is not late than never.
Insha Allah this Ramadan, the blog will host 8 Guest posts. 2 for each week.
- 4 Recipe guest blog posts
- 4 Ramadan Reflection guest posts –
Happy Reading – and may this Ramadan increase you in your health & spirit! and may it help you all and myself in drawing close to our Maker – Amen.
This craft has been very close to my heart but I took so long to post it because I wasn’t sure how will I explain it here. But before let me explain a Najmat-ul-Qudus, This is an ancient Islamic symbol of two over-laping squares (qudus) making a star (najmah) Read in detail here.
Its a pretty easy craft and just require few items, for the threaded Najmat-ul-qudus you only need: Continue reading