Category Archives: Educating with Ease

Happy Left Handers Day!

When I first read this on my newsfeed, I chuckled a little. Then I realized that in America we have a day dedicated to almost everything. From ‘Fruitcake Toss Day’ to ‘Talk Like a Pirate Day’ (no, I’m not making … Continue reading

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Tying our camels

Listening to a recent talk by Ustadh Yahya Rhodus, I was taken back to our recent visit to Mauritania. Ustadh Yahya, when talking about raising a family, mentioned a cure to anxiety that most parents feel. He mentioned that we … Continue reading

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Free at last!

A feeling of liberation swept through my life as I electronically filed the California Department of Education’s Private School Affidavit. This online form tells the state that I am now taking complete charge and responsibility of my child’s education. It … Continue reading

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Orthodox diversity

I live in what is labeled, “the safest city in America”. Although I’m not leaving my doors unlocked based on this recognition, after living on our little cul de sac, I’m convinced that this may be one of the most … Continue reading

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Tarbiyya

“No means No! And don’t talk to me that way!” With these words ended a conversation between a mother and her tween-aged daughter about putting away her game. Sounds familiar, right? What if I told you that it was the … Continue reading

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Down Time

In a world moving faster than people can keep pace with, much is inevitably lost, while anxiety is gained! We feel the need to catch every message that pops on Facebook. We have to know about every news article and … Continue reading

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Winter Blues

As a contact person for Kinza Academy in Southern California, I’ve recently received a few phone calls and emails regarding giving up on homeschooling and I’ve been thinking a lot about this coincidence.Three unrelated moms called and met with me … Continue reading

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