Hijabi’s have problems too and I am going to share some of them with you. Sit back, relax and have a giggle. 1. Wrapping my hijab so tight that I can’t move my head left or right and it feels like my eyes might pop out if I sneeze. 2. Stabbing myself that many times… Continue reading Hijabi Problems
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
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
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.
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
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
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!
Over the past 4 years of being a stay at home mum, I’ve tried and tested a tonne of alternative ways to boost your income from home. Let me share with you some of my favourites! I am not promoting any of these services as an affiliate. I do use some of these services but… Continue reading Make Extra Money From Home
If pre-parent Breharne could see me now, she would definitely lock me up in the crazy house and throw away the key! As I was sitting on the couch earlier today, sipping cold tea and watching sesame street, alone. I began thinking about all of the odd traits that I’ve developed since becoming a mum. Unashamedly,… Continue reading Parenting Turns You Into A FREAK
I was recently approached with an opportunity to try and review Twinkl Educational Resources. I jumped at this chance because I’ve been researching homeschool education for my girls. One of the homeschool challenges that I’ve faced is that I didn’t have or know where to get resources that support the Australian Curriculum. To my delight, Twinkl has… Continue reading Twinkl Educational Resources – Review