Family

I Unintentionally Exposed My Girls To Cyber Predators

I feel so stupid. And officially committed my biggest #mumfail to date. I exposed my girls to online predators. Laying in bed last night, unable to sleep. I heard my phone ping at 1:30 am. It was my brother sending me a facebook message. “How public is this post?” The message followed with a link… Continue reading I Unintentionally Exposed My Girls To Cyber Predators

Lifestyle

I’m Muslim Australian & I Will Celebrate Australia Day

Australia Day means something different to almost everyone. Traditionally, Australia Day celebrates the anniversary of the arrival of the First Fleet. And the raising of the Great British flag at Sydney Cove, in 1788. I think it is also important to communicate and remember what this day means for Australia’s indigenous population. A lot of… Continue reading I’m Muslim Australian & I Will Celebrate Australia Day

Reviews

#AlhamdulilahForSeries A Muslim’s Mini Gratitude Journal – Review

Al-ḥamdu lillāh (Arabic: الحَمْد لله‎‎) or alḥamdulillāh is an Arabic phrase meaning “Praise be to God”. Frequently used by Muslims of every background, due to its centrality to the texts of the Quran and the words of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. But also spoken by some Arabic-speaking Christians and Jews. (translated definition sourced from Wikipedia) What did you say alhamdulillah for today? Often our days are so jam packed with activities,… Continue reading #AlhamdulilahForSeries A Muslim’s Mini Gratitude Journal – Review

Blogging

I Bought Instagram Followers, Now I Regret It.

It all started at the beginning of 2016… Every time I looked at my blog stats or social media followers, I felt embarrassed. Friends, family members and a handful of bots were the only audiences I had. Who would take me as a serious blogger with such a small online following? Like many beginner bloggers, I… Continue reading I Bought Instagram Followers, Now I Regret It.

Guest Bloggers

5 Activities For The Strong & Free Willed Child

Children want to explore and experience new things. AKA; Get into everything and make your life hell. I remember as a child I would dig up the driveway for hours. I had a fascination with ants and loved to scrape away at the dirt so I could see the intricate tunnels they built in the… Continue reading 5 Activities For The Strong & Free Willed Child

Family · Reviews

Olive Tree Study’s Arabic Tajweed Nasheeds Nursery Rhyme CD – Review

Before my girls were born I was confident that their English would be just as strong as their Arabic. In my perfect pre-children world there would be no dominant language, both languages would be nurtured equally. My husband and I agreed that he would speak to the girls in Arabic and I, in English. Well, THAT… Continue reading Olive Tree Study’s Arabic Tajweed Nasheeds Nursery Rhyme CD – Review

Recipes

Baking with Kids – Banana Bread with Flies!

We bake banana bread almost weekly. Is that weird? Banana bread is one of our staple bakes for two reasons. Firstly it is a perfect recipe for baking with kids because it is so simple. Secondly, banana’s go ripe so darn quick where we live, so there is almost always over ripe banana’s on the… Continue reading Baking with Kids – Banana Bread with Flies!