Category: Boundaries

He beats me up, but he does love me.

He beats me up, but he does love me.

Dear Abused & Oppressed Sister, You do know that your husband doesn’t love you, don’t you? He wouldn’t punch you in the face, if he loved you. And now that he has beaten you up and is feeling sorry for you with your black eye […]

Staying Safe

Staying Safe

Dear Readers, Greetings of peace and happiness!  I am really happy to share that we have completed all the familiarization we needed to do for my son’s third son’s 11+.  MashaAllah and Alhamdolillah!  Which means that I am learning how to breathe again.  Yes, I […]

You Have To Work At It

You Have To Work At It

Good or bad relationships do not just appear out of thin air, a good relationship rarely springs from a bad one with a single spectacular explosion, neither does a good relationship sink like the Titanic after one single scrape. Rather relationships are the result of […]

Living with a stay-at-home-husband

Living with a stay-at-home-husband

Many men, for whatever reason, spend much of their day in the house. My father did because he was self-employed and his business was based at home, my husband was at home during the day when he was a student, while he worked nights as […]

5 REASONS for being grateful in 2013

5 REASONS for being grateful in 2013

Alhamdolillah!  This year starts off with becoming more organised with blogging, and also starting to re-write my mentoring material.  In doing so, I found out that I started blogging in January 2009, just after gaining freedom from my eldest son’s 11+ preparation!  Times flies!  He’s […]

The Broken Record

The Broken Record

Darling, I’m sorry, I can’t. I really want to help, But in this case, I’m sorry, I can’t. It’s happened again. Last time I told you, Remember, I told you? And the time before that, I told you then also. Its the third time its […]

Freeing Yourself from the Narcissist in your life

Freeing Yourself from the Narcissist in your life

I recently read ‘Freeing Yourself from the Narcissist in your life’ by Linda Martinez Lewi. The book was quite intense and describes narcissist so well it feels suffocating. If you have a narcissist in your life, there is a good chance you may find them […]

Bitter and burnt out on the weekend

Bitter and burnt out on the weekend

Reality Check: When one feels bitter and resentful of others for ‘taking it easy’ on the weekend, when one is running around haggard… check to see whether one is not burnt out. Has the weekend has been planned for, so it can run smoothly without […]

Not being able to practice self care due to hectic lifestyles.

Not being able to practice self care due to hectic lifestyles.

A lot of women have young children, and find it hard with sleepless nights, poorly kids, feeling unwell themselves as mums… and life seems to be a roller coaster ride. When trying to surrender, when the topic of self care comes up, a lot of […]

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