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 […]
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 […]
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?
You know how Fly Lady talks about ‘hot spots’, her name for the parts of the house which gather clutter and the clutter somehow manages to reproduce until you have clutter, son-of-clutter and grandson-of-clutter on the same horrible surface? This is my hottest spot. It […]
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 […]