Journal

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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16 days of Activism

16 days of Activism

– retrieved from www.thewhippetcoffee.com Today marks the beginning of the 16 days of activism campaign against abuse towards women and children and I wanted to do a post about it because I feel the pain of so many innocent children getting hurt or killed mostly by a family member or partner of the mother. There is a video going around on Facebook about a nanny brutally beating a toddler. The dad noticed bruises on the

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November: Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November Lung:  Cancer Awareness Month With November being lung cancer awareness month I wanted to do a post on what it means and how cancer affects millions of people on a daily basis. I have friends whose parents have passed because of this dreaded disease and it is so widely spread that you can literally get it anywhere in your body, and that is the scary part. That brings me to Heather, whose a survivor

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Annoyed

You know what blows my mind? When I do something for myself, which is rare since the girls were born, then I am the recipient of a mood swing from hell and have to do all these things prior to actually leaving, that I end up not going. Don’t you just hate that? I mean why can’t I just Zumba on a Tuesday and train on a Wednesday? What’s so wrong in that? The worst

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