The Single Muslim Mother’s Game Plan

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Being a first time mother is no joke. So being a first time Single Mother is no laughing matter at all. And being a Single Muslim Mother is way beyond perceivable ( to some). Take it from me: At 23 the world came crushing down on me when my baby was three weeks old and […]

10 Simple Ways To Teach Your Child to Read: Week 7

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Week 7 Be Phonics and Phonemic aware “Phonemic Awareness- or the sensitivity to, or explicit awareness of, sound structure in words- is a key component to predicting reading success! -Blachman, 1991 Phonemic Awareness Before your child begins to read, he is learning about the way letters and sounds work together to form words. Whether he […]

Mother’s Monday Morning Motivation

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Working through frustration Frustration can result from not making progress as fast as you’d like. At times like that, it’s important to monitor your success, even if it’s only in very small things. Accomplishment will make you feel good about yourself. When you’re frustrated with the way things are, it can be tempting to give […]

10 Simple Ways to Teach Your Child to Read: Week 6

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    Week 6 Reading for Meaning with Your Child   Reading with comprehension means understanding what’s been read. It takes practice, time, and patience to develop reading comprehension skills. Families can play an important role in helping a child learn to read for understanding. Reading for meaning is the most important component of learning […]

Mother’s Monday Morning Motivation

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Happy Monday I was thinking about positive thoughts and the impact it has on ourselves in getting things done or being successful in our personal goals. Here’s a few things I came across that may help you stay positive: Move your mind forward ~Ralph Marston Whatever you dwell upon in your mind, you give power […]

Mama’s Top 10 Tips for You: Week 2

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DIY Calming & Refreshing Chamomile Toner I think toners are one of the easiest beauty DIY projects to take on. They are often quick and simple but just as effective as shop brought ones. Personally when I’m looking for toners to buy i like to pick ones which have the least amount of ingredients and […]

10 Simple Ways to Teach Your Child to Read: Week 5

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  Week 5 Use activities involving all senses Use all the Senses to teach reading. This involves Saying, Seeing And Touching.Reading Is More Than A Technique. It’s A Learned Skill. The senses are very important for learning. Our eyes, ears, taste buds, nose and skin are truly windows to the world. They help us know […]

Mother’s Monday Morning Motivation

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Get things done Today is a day to get things done. Today is a day to make real progress. Don’t waste your time wishing for what might have been. Get up, get going and make the very best of what now can be. Don’t get angry or frustrated about the way things are. Get to […]