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Islam, Autism, Mom-ism.


And I quote

HF is preparing to leave for work and sprays himself with cologne. He then grimaces as it burns his post-shave skin. Me: Why spray it on your neck if it burns? Why not spray it somewhere else? HF: Like where? Me: I don’t know, your wrists? HF: Real men don’t wear perfume on their wrists….

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There’s hope for humanity after all…

The Prophet Muhammad (p.b.u.h.) said: “There are seven whom Allah will shade in His Shade on the Day when there is no shade except His Shade: a just ruler; a youth who grew up in the worship of Allah- the Mighty and Majestic; a man whose heart is attached to the mosques; two men who…

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What Musfira *really* means

Alhamdulillah, my new baby girl is a little over a month old now, and when she is first introduced to friends and family members, I am inevitably asked what her name means, and inevitably, I have a hard time trying to give the answer. Here’s why: Imagine this- a blast has just sounded, tearing through…

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Red Velvet Ramblings

So Musfira is very nearly a month old now. SubhanAllah. All in all she’s a lovely baby. She sleeps reasonably well during the day and although we do have a nightly fuss from around 10:30 to about 1 am, it could be worse. In fact, it was worse with Khalid and Iman, with Khalid being…

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