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Mom’s Survival Tips While Dad Is Away

You know it is coming soon, anticipation is in the air, it has been a while and your husband is just going to utter those dreaded words. “I have a business trip.” Here we go again. Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a single mother although you are not officially one? …

I Shall Guard the Fingers that Hit the Keyboard

I Shall Cleanse My Heart and Guard My Tongue… As Well As My Fingers That Hit the Keyboard! Babies are often described as white canvases: innocent and mono-colored, untarnished and pure. The color, shade, or hue they finally assume comes from their surroundings — their family, extended relatives, peers, school, and the general environment that …

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How to Get Your Daughter to Wear Hijab in 12 Steps

Recently I was at a ladies-only event, but since it was held in a public venue, many of the women remained covered just in case a random man walked in. At some point, I ended up sitting near a couple of older sisters whom I had never met.  For several minutes they sat silently and …

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10 Ways to Get Your Kids Love Prayer

As Muslims, we all know the importance of Salah (prayer). It is the first thing that we will be brought to account for in front of Allah (swt), and is the most important pillar of Islam after the Shahadah. Thus, it is so important that we encourage our children to form the habit of praying, …

Raising My Kids to Be Unapologetic American Muslims

Raising My Kids to Be Unapologetic American Muslims

Growing up in North Dakota in the 1980s and 1990s, there was nobody who shared my family’s last name. “Husain? Hoooooo-sayn? You’re not related to … ?” teachers would sometimes ask. No, I would explain, I wasn’t. My name was spelled differently from the then-dictator Saddam Hussein, and, either way, it’s a very common name …

What Does It Mean to Have an Autistic Child?

What Does It Mean to Have an Autistic Child?

Fatimah chats with a brave mother, Umm Ali, who relates her powerful and touching journey of both her sons being diagnosed with autism. Umm Ali’s journey with autism began in early 2010 when her second son was born. Her eldest son was just little over 14 months old. In hindsight, it was an extremely overwhelming …

Breastfeeding: The Crucial First Months

Breastfeeding: The Crucial First Months

If you are pregnant and planning to breastfeed or if you recently gave birth and are just starting on your nursing adventure, congratulations!  This article is for you, Insha’Allah. In the holy Qur’an, Allah SWT says,  “Mothers shall breastfeed their children for two whole years, for those who wish to complete the term.” (2:233) In His …

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Tell Your Kids the Story of Jesus

Many times in the year while Christians celebrate their religious occasions like Christmas, Easter and Thanksgiving, Muslim parents might face some questions raised by their children about Christianity and Jesus Christ. These occasions are the best time for Muslim parents to educate their children about other faiths and how Muslims respect other people’s beliefs. It’s …

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Muslim Kids in US: Colored Eggs & Easter Bunnies?

As we approach springtime, I am reminded of an event, which helped me develop an action plan and response to American holy holidays. When my daughter was just in kindergarten, she came home from school on an early release Friday, with a basket of chocolate eggs, bunnies and brightly colored pink, baby blue and yellow …



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