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Dhul-Hijjah With My Toddler

Alhamdhulillah another beautiful time of year for Muslims, the season of Hajj is upon us. In the last couple of weeks, I’ve heard news of lots of relatives and friends who are off to hajj. A feeling of immense joy enters the heart with news of Hajj. Firstly, because memories of my own Hajj come… Continue reading Dhul-Hijjah With My Toddler

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Asiya’s sabr: my mother reminded me to think about it

Sabr is a word we often hear Muslims use, but how many of us open-heartedly accept it when others tell us to have sabr. We usually respond with a big yes, “I should practice more sabr” – but many of us feel we can’t show any more sabr, or that the person advising us doesn’t… Continue reading Asiya’s sabr: my mother reminded me to think about it

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Spreading some lollipop Eid love

Yusra had her first lollipop this Ramadan - and of course she loved it. I hadn't realised but up until then I hadn't actually given her any even though on so many occasions she's been given them by others (Restaurants, doctors surgery etc.) – I kind of feel like I've deprived her. She's been talking… Continue reading Spreading some lollipop Eid love