Whenever I tell people that we unschool, I get two kinds of reactions. On one side there are people who believe that I must be lying when I say that we do not use text books and worksheets or do any formal learning. They believe kids cannot learn without formal instructions, period. On the flip … Continue reading Is unschooling the lazy parents’ way out?
People often ask me tips to connect their children to Quran. Studying Arabic has connected us to the word of Allah as nothing else could do.
Here are a few reflections, or musings or advise I want to give to homeschooling mothers and mothers in general, as a long time homeschooling mother. 1. DO NOT COMPARE YOURSELF TO ANYONE. I wanted to write this one at the end, but then I decided to write it in the beginning, so even if … Continue reading Reflections On Homeschooling And Life In General
Being a human being, my toddler has the freedom to choose his own clothes from his drawer at the start of a day. Being a toddler he normally chooses the weirdest combinations and loves to wear his favourite worn clothes even if they are torn. And being a curious little person his clothes bear the … Continue reading My toddler is not his torn jeans
As a parent, most of us can make any juggler envious. We have many hats to wear and lots of responsibilities to carry. Time is always short and energy span, even shorter. So it is only natural to be impatient, and snap out an answer or two and to shorten the bed time hugs. But … Continue reading Seeing the big in the small
My sister-in-law took the black dress off the shelf. "It’s perfect!" she breathed. "Perfect" is what I also thought about it. I had already liked that dress for myself and I wanted it. So I just showed her a few more dresses, stressing that they were superior to the black one she had chosen. She … Continue reading Filters can be misleading