Bar cart style has been around for decades, but you won’t normally find them in a Muslim home. Due to the nature of using it predominantly as an entertaining station filled with alcohol and mixers, one was limited to its use. But the trend has come full circle, with some modern adjustments. The bar cart is no longer just a functional piece of furniture, but a must-have statement piece for your home. And, guess what? You don’t have to use it just to serve drinks. Now maybe someone should work on changing the name. (more…)
Yesterday, President Obama visited a mosque in Baltimore, MD. I chose not to share the content with my own children, besides the basic knowledge of the visit. They are still too young. However, I urge you to watch this video with your own children and ask some important critical thinking questions to discuss amongst your family.
Snow days don’t stop us from learning! With so many amazing audio books available for purchase, to stream for free or through your local library, we are currently enjoying Miraj Audio’s Noor – A Muslim Cinderella story.
My girlfriends and I talk constantly about how difficult it is for us to find suitable husbands nowadays. “We’re amazing,” we reassure ourselves, half-jokingly, half-sincerely. “Anyone would be lucky to nab us!”
Life has its tests and trials. Finding out your child has dyslexia is certainly one of them. Ann Stock shows us, through her own family’s test, that having true belief in Allah’s names and attributes changes our response for the better.