Filed under Qur'an

Bring blessings to your home with the Qur’an

Bismillaah. It is reported that ‘Abdullâh b. Mas’ûd – Allâh be pleased with him – said: “The house in which the Qur’ân is not recited is like a derelict house that has no one to maintain it.” It is also reported that he said: “Verily the emptiest of houses are those that are empty of … Continue reading

Ramadan Journal Day 9: Going Back to School

Bismillaah. The kids are not the only ones going back to school after Eid…Mommy’s going back to school too!  (inshaa Allaah)  I took my placement test today and was elated to find that I hadn’t lost that much…I got into the last level I completed, so that wasn’t so bad.  Besides, after an almost 4 … Continue reading

Ramadan Journal Day 8: Ramadan Memory Cards

Bismillaah. Today we made Ramadan Memory Cards, courtesy Umm Abdul-Basir’s blog.   It was really easy mashaa Allaah and the kids (and I) had lots of fun coloring all the little pictures. The card sheets were supposed to be printed out onto card stock, but since I have no idea what that is, and most certainly … Continue reading

Ramadan Journal Day 5: A Small Contest

Bismillaah. The day started with my sister and I having suhoor together.  It was a nice feeling sitting in the dark of the night chitchatting with her over a bowl of oatmeal.  Just like old times.  One thing I love about my sisters is that we can be brutally honest with one another.  Any time … Continue reading

Desperately Seeking Sakinah (tranquility)…

Can you help me find her? Bismillaah. Some days are just NOT like others. Kids crying, food burning, house messy, laundry piled up, phone ringing, HEADACHE, etc….. Our homes and families are supposed to be the source of tranquility and peace in our lives…where we turn to for a soft landing after rough days…the arabic … Continue reading