Grandpa Amu

I have a weakness. I like to watch YouTube videos of old men and women living in mountains, villages, wilderness. Living simple lives. Making simple things. Cooking simple food. I have watched a lot of these. From a granny in a SriLankan village, to grandpa Amu somewhere in far east, to people in Russian mountains. … Continue reading Grandpa Amu

From Sirius to Woolly Mammoths

Living with my kids is like living within an encyclopaedia. At any given time you can be fired with information, on anything from prehistoric civilizations to modern gizmos and everything in between, at dizzying speed. Every day I am served a glorious cocktail of history, politics, sciences, philosophy, tech, languages and more, with an assortment … Continue reading From Sirius to Woolly Mammoths

๐Ÿ”” Changes to ShiftClick – my side project

I started blogging about the educational resources in 2009 at Homeschool4Muslims. I had found so many cool tools and resources during homeschooling my kids and I wanted to share them with others. I blogged for almost eight years. But as my homeschooling methodology changed (leaning more and more towards unschooling), I felt a need to … Continue reading ๐Ÿ”” Changes to ShiftClick – my side project

Resources for Young Unschoolers and Their Parents

When it comes to helping your child to learn, there are a lot of resources available on the web in varying degrees of quality. So, living in this age and time we canโ€™t complain about not having enough resources to nurture our kids' interests. On the contrary sometimes the sheer number of choices available may … Continue reading Resources for Young Unschoolers and Their Parents

What Counts As A Mercy Of Allah?

So the youngsters take refuge in the cave and ask Allah to have mercy on them, and straighten their affair for them (they were on the run from the polytheist king). ุฅูุฐู’ ุฃูŽูˆูŽู‰ ุงู„ู’ููุชู’ูŠูŽุฉู ุฅูู„ูŽู‰ ุงู„ู’ูƒูŽู‡ู’ูู ููŽู‚ูŽุงู„ููˆุง ุฑูŽุจูŽู‘ู†ูŽุง ุขุชูู†ูŽุง ู…ูู† ู„ูŽู‘ุฏูู†ูƒูŽ ุฑูŽุญู’ู…ูŽุฉู‹ ูˆูŽู‡ูŽูŠูู‘ุฆู’ ู„ูŽู†ูŽุง ู…ูู†ู’ ุฃูŽู…ู’ุฑูู†ูŽุง ุฑูŽุดูŽุฏู‹ุง [Mention] when the youths retreated to the cave … Continue reading What Counts As A Mercy Of Allah?