The new front page! Check out Cherished and Successful’s new frontpage this month. Come and join us while we embrace our guardianship roles this month! During this month, we have the following amazing lineup: Embrace your roles of responsibility by connecting to Allah’s names of […]
In October 2019 me and Jawad went to Konya and visited the burial place of Mevlana Rumi. In the Mevlana Museum, I saw his tasbih – huge and awe-inspiring. How many times had Allah’s name been invoked upon those beads? How many salawats had been […]
Use the gifts you receive from Allah ﷻ to give back to Him. Last year, in October 2019, my husband Jawad and I went to Konya to celebrate his 50th birthday mashaAllah. There we saw the whirling dervishes outside the resting place of Mevlana Rumi. […]
When things get difficult, what do you do? I pray. And then I write. In 2013 I posted a story written by Agnes Slight Turnball in 1888 called When Queen’s Ride By. It is such a beautiful story, I wrote about it my book The […]
Somebody recently asked me what had happened to the booklist I had online, which I realised had inadvertently gotten lost – what better an opportunity to compile another one. Here, my cherished readers, are my 99 best-loved books! I love all of these books for […]
For those of you who follow my posts, I recently shared how I had delegated the cleaning in the house so that I could fit in homeschooling amongst all my other responsibilities, and how I was having some challenges with my loved ones, to the point where I was thinking ‘should I just get a cleaner?’
Well, those challenges eventually led to me getting a cleaner!
Homeschooling has brought its own challenges with housework and cooking, so delegation has been the key. But what about when family members fall short and don’t do their bit? How can we remind without blowing up?