From the table to the bin – Food wastage in Ramadan

vegetable barrel, bin, thanks giving vegetables

An extract from an article published at Muslimahbloggers: بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ Ramadan is the month we are also the most wasteful! Don’t you believe me? How do we leave our glorious tables after our meals? What happens to the left-over salads, fries and drinks?  If our bins could express themselves, they would cry and … Continue reading From the table to the bin – Food wastage in Ramadan

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THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH

World and all that it posses cannot ransom us from hell

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ What comes to your mind when you think of bliss? Cozy Home? Company of your loved ones? Yes, I can almost see you smile as you think about your beloved parents, spouse, children, and friends. Who is the apple of your eye? What wouldn’t you do to see him/her happy? I … Continue reading THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH

A TICKET TO HEAVEN

white roses hadith islam

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ It’s fun being invited. My expectations run high as I almost starve myself for the feast that I would relish at my friend’s home. I wonder who else will I be meeting there?  Do you like being invited? What are your expectations from your host? More than anything else it’s the warm … Continue reading A TICKET TO HEAVEN

Just Another Ramadan

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ Ramadan is back here. Has a year flown away so soon? We haven’t really retrieved from the excitement of last Eid and Ramadan has knocked our doors again. We have ensured we have done our best to welcome this month. Our Homes are shining; Our freezers are full of frozen snacks … Continue reading Just Another Ramadan

My Little Quran Buddy

    بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ Dear friends, I would like to share with you something which made me very happy!! For me, it is an achievement too good to be true! This happened a year ago. Yet, I can’t cease being pleased about it. My son, who was then just a six-year-old had memorized … Continue reading My Little Quran Buddy

Are we slaves to the gadgets?

Assalamu alikum. Alhamdhulillah, one of my articles has been republished in Aboutislam . http://aboutislam.net/reading-islam/living-islam/are-we-slaves-to-our-gadgets-instead-of-allah/ Do check to see, the changes. 🙂

Why We Need A Hobby

Crochet needle hobby

Assalammu Alikum, Do you miss your childhood? Apart from pure state of innocence and overwhelming love from elders, what makes childhood special? It’s the desire to explore. I love seeing a child’s face gleaming with joy on learning simple things. When was the last time you felt like that? Can we still experience such uncontainable … Continue reading Why We Need A Hobby

13 DAYS OF BETTER PARENTING CHALLENGE

Better parenting

It’s every mother’s dream to bring the best out of her child in the best possible manner. Unfortunately, we are not always at our best. Busy life and constant demand from those around us, has an effect on our parenting. A kind advice and support from an experienced parent/teacher could help us learn where we … Continue reading 13 DAYS OF BETTER PARENTING CHALLENGE

A Scheme for Success

Significance of Ashura

Nothing is more pleasing to a farmer than his field at the time of the harvest. Now, he can enjoy fruits of his labor. But, he has to pay his debt first. He had incurred it for petty things. Now it sums up to a huge amount! Unwillingly, he has to pay the price for … Continue reading A Scheme for Success

BIDDING FAREWELL TO RAMADAN

Tackling nafs (our desires)

This Ramadan, I had a special challenge. It was helping my son who is nearly 7 years old fast! He attempted to fast on 21st of Ramadan. Keeping him distracted during hunger was my biggest task. Phew. I had decided if he wouldn’t get distracted, he could break his fast. He enjoyed listening to stories, … Continue reading BIDDING FAREWELL TO RAMADAN