Journal

day 1 of creche

Hi all, happy new year and hope all had a fantastic holiday and break. I definitely had a nice break although, I needed a break from my break. Constant cleaning and cooking and then cleaning again didn’t sit well with me. Nonetheless it was great to spend time with the angels and husband. So now we back in the real world, working and getting into a routine, which leads to the actual reason for this

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Reflection 2014

Reflection 2014

Hi everyone, as the year comes to a close I wanted to reflect on the year and what Iv leant and felt. 1. My kids are getting bigger and older and soon I’m going to have to worry about school, then primary school then boys and cars and college. The years are going far too fast and soon they won’t need me anymore. 2. No matter how much you earn, your expenses will grow along

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Dreamland

I’m not sure why but I have been in this mood to watch the twilight saga series from the first to the last movie right after the other. Iv been doing this since Friday and I’m not at the part where Bella has just turned. Sometimes I just feel like getting lost in the movie and dream a little that I’m Bella. Ha ha ha is that a bad thing? I don’t think so. Many

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Friday thanks: how to live

Trust the one who can see these three things in you. Sorrow behind your smile. Love behind your anger & reason behind your silence for beautiful things are not always good, but good things are always beautiful. “Always choose to heal, not to hurt, to forgive not to despise, to persevere not to quit, to smile not to frown, and to love not to hate!” At the end of life, what really matters is not

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My father’s prayer: Imaan

Hi all, I received this powerful message from my nanny this morning that I wanted to share with you. If you read my previous posts you will know my dad used to send messages to me very Friday, and named my post as a remembrance to him. There are times in our lives when our level of imaan is low, our concentration in salah wavers and we feel a drop in our connection with Allah?

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Home organization and kids, thoughts please!

I’m trying to figure out how other mom’s keep their homes in order, organized and decluttered especially with toddlers, my hooligans don’t give my home a chance, thoughts ladies!

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Crèche

So the girls were accepted at a crèche that is pretty close to our home and we had the pleasure of going to visit on Thursday morning; the girls had so much fun. Zia was in her element, she had no problem blending in and making herself comfortable, while Tazkia took some time warming up to the surrounding. The moment she saw the kids playing with play doh, the tears cleared up and she was

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