Surviving the Madness

Parenting

Stay-at-home dads

When our son was born one of the questions we got asked quite often was what we were going to do with him when I went back to work. And when we said that my husband was resigning to look after the baby we got many surprised looks and reactions. Especially since we’re Muslim and this is not the  ...

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Parenting

What’s in a name?

In Islam it’s the right of every child to have a good name. According to Muslim Baby Names: It is the infant’s vested right to be honored with a beautiful name. When choosing a Muslim baby name for the child, it should be done with the intention that the baby will be blessed with the  ...

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Parenting

The day we became a family

[WARNING: This post contains unflattering pictures of me. I don’t care because the result is amazing!] On the 25th of September 2013, the littlest human made his way into the world and we became a family. This is his birth story. The 24th of September being a public holiday The Husband  ...

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Parenting

The Cast

Oh hi! I suppose introductions are always a good thing. The Husband and I became parents last year and it’s taken me 4 months to start this blog. Being on maternity leave is not conducive to blogging. Having a baby on your person 24/7 hinders the ability to use a keyboard but here we  ...

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Ramblings

Happy Making Things

Spring has sprung and all that jazz. It does seem to be warming up a bit during the days but winter is still holding on tightly to the mornings and nights. Can you believe I got so excited about Sunday’s warm weather because it finally meant that I could do the load of sheets and bedding  ...

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Instagramming Eid

Sunday was a wonderful morning to wake up to. Despite it being freezing chilly, the house was filled with the promise of a beautiful day. We ran a little late but managed to make it to Islamia Masjid in time. Then we started a day of visiting family and friends and I got to meet my new niece  ...

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