Wahnan Ala Wahn – How to Survive Hardships of Motherhood
Allah calls the initial years of motherhood "WAHNAN ALA WAHN" (hardship upon hardship) in the Quran - basically the era of pregnancy and breastfeeding... Read this brief survival guide in collaboration with *Liamanah* on how to make it through this tough stage of life in shaa Allah...
How to Raise Young Worshippers (who hope to be under the shade of Allah)
Following are some ways to raise Muslim kids through provision of Islamic environment and resources (like MY SALAH MAT) to make their path towards Allah easy and not forced. The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "Seven (people) will be shaded by Allah by His Shade on the Day of Resurrection when there will be no shade except His Shade. (They will be), a just ruler, a young man who has been brought up in the worship of Allah, a man who remembers Allah in seclusion and his eyes are then flooded with tears, a man whose heart is attached to mosques (offers his compulsory congregational prayers in the mosque), two men who love each other for Allah's Sake, a man who is called by a charming lady of noble birth to commit illegal sexual intercourse with her, and he says, 'I am afraid of Allah,' and (finally), a man who gives in charity so secretly that his left hand does not know what his right hand has given." [Bukhari]
30+ Islamic Stories for Muslim Kids
READ: How to Make Children’s Islamic Education Interactive (with FREE printable resources) This post is sponsored by Miraj Stories Use the link above for the discount. The Islamic audiobooks initiative was started by two parents living in the West - Abdul Mateen, who is a sound designer,...
30 Crafts Based on Children’s Islamic Books
Muslim kids need representation in the books they read to be able to strengthen their identity and Islamic books to strengthen their faith - so scroll through to find 30 crafts based on 30 Islamic and Muslim books. This can be ideal for Ramadan, but works even when kids are on their school break or after school or when you are looking for ways to add some creativity in your homeschool.
Steps to Help Kids Memorize Quran (tips from a mother of 2 huffadh)
Team AYEINA in collaboration with Shabnam - mother of Quran huffadh Maariya & Yusuf Aslam (both of them memorized the whole Quran at the age of 7 - Allahumma baarik lahum). The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "The best among you (Muslims) are those who learn the...
How to Raise Grateful Kids (+ List of Gratitude Activities & Resources to Instill Shukr)
Practical steps on how you can help your kids be grateful and develop a positive mindset with a hopeful perspective on life. Try out any of the Islamic crafts or activities based around the power of alhamdulillah - including #AlhamdulillahForSeries Gratitude Journal, shukr jar, alhamdulillah tree, thankful hands, positive mood board and many more.
How to Help Kids Love Allah & Islam (without forcing it on them)
List of resources and steps to help you nurture love of Allah and Islam in young hearts in shaa Allah - without having to force it on them - using their natural disposition in your favor instead of using harsh discipline.
How to Teach Kids to Pray (+FREE Printable Prayer Guide by ‘My Salah Mat’)
List of things you can do to help your child learn how to pray and form a connection with their Lord - so they can pray without you reminding them in shaa Allah. Find the list of ideas shared by different Muslim mums on how we can help kids love salah 💜 (featured review: My Salah Mat)
10 Activities to Teach Kids Arabic Alphabet Recognition (+FREE Printables)
Teach children Arabic alphabet recognition according to their learning style for the most effective results. Following are 10 activities to do with your kids to know whether they are visual learners, auditory learners or kinesthetic learners. Featuring Thinkernation's beautiful wooden Arabic products for kids.
7 Self Care Goals for Homeschooling Mums
Self Care Goals for busy mums - 7 practical goals to set on How to take care of yourself when you are taking care of everything and everyone - especially as a homeschooling mum. (or as any exhausted mum out there who could use some self love and care).