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Kamilah Sayyidi
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My Place in the Universe- Michigan
Me on the Map by Joan Sweeny is a wonderful book that we have used to understand our place in the Universe. The activities that follow is still one of our favorite ways to visualize it. When we lived in Maryland we made and shared a circular form, however w...

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Eid Joy!
 

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Muhammad Ali's Jenazah
I wanted to go to Muhammad Ali's Jenazah when I heard that there would be a public one, but I didn't want to drive to Louisville during Ramadan by myself. So, I put it out of my mind because I knew there would be no way that I could attend. So Wednesday nig...

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Baseball and Birthdays
We celebrated both Sajid & Azara's birthday this weekend in Grand Rapids, Michigan where Zahid was having a Baseball Tournament at Davenport University. It worked out well as Craig's Cruiser amusement center was nearby and our Beloveds had a great time. Zah...

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Reading the Quran
Reading the Quran in Arabic a Juz a day is recommended. Reading the Quran in your first language so that you clearly understand the meaning is wonderful. My favorite Quran with English translation is  The Gracious Quran  by Ahmed Zaki Hammad. Is it just me ...

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Ramadan Books
There are many classic Ramadan stories we love to read out loud every year.  Eid Kareem Ameer Saab!  is a classic tale of a man who learns to not be miserly similar to Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens' Christmas Carol. I have this small  sling bookshelf ...

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Ramadan Decorations
Ramadan Mubarak! We are excited about Ramadan this year as we are every year. Our move to Michigan will make Ramadan very different for us. Ramadan has always been a community event where we would eat iftar at the Masjid a good 80-90% of the time. This year...

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2007 -2015 Covers Slideshow
We added a new cover title to our blog which is not mobile friendly, yet. They are a slideshow of our Beloveds from the birth of Azara in 2007 to 2015. Insha'Allah, we will add more covers to cover Asha's birth in 2000. Here is what we currently have, just ...

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Mother Goose
Our favorite visitors: they eat our food, bring us beauty, let us know that Spring will "eventuallly" come even when it's still feels like Winter here in Michigan. . .
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