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Potty Training my 2 year old son…


Since giving birth, there have been two parenting tasks that I have dreaded with a passion. The first was weaning my baby off breast milk, and the second was Potty Training. Thankfully, we managed to accomplish the weaning almost a year ago (Read all about THAT episode HERE), but this summer I took on the daunting task of Potty Training my…

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An Open Apology to my Son’s toys…


Dearest Toys, This letter is dedicated to the toys that are strewn across the floor. The ones neatly stacked in piles or chucked inside toy boxes. The toys I am endlessly picking up, day in and day out. Toys, toys, toys galore. For being toys, you go through a lot, and well to be honest… I have a lot to…

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Things I said Alhumdulillah for in July 2016…


    Alhumdulillah means “All Praise is due to God” and are the words uttered by a Muslim when he/she is expressing gratitude to Allah. I find myself saying this numerous times a day and this post is a collection of moments when I have said Alhumdulillah during the past month. Things I said Alhumdulillah for in July: 1. Celebrating Eid ul…

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Local Flair Issue 15: Handmade Creations


Today’s Local Flair Issue brings to you the lovely Maryam, owner of Handmade Creations. Maryam creates bespoke quilts amongst other things, for children. These unique designs are handcrafted by Maryam herself, created to the parent’s needs, and to be treasured forever. Read on to find out more about the inspiration behind the quilts, as explained by Maryam herself.

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Local Flair Issue 14: LokaLoka Boutique


For today’s Local Flair Issue, we are joined by the wonderful Monique, owner of LokaLoka Boutique. Passionate about her business, LokaLoka offers “practical bags for women who can afford better“. LokaLoka’s leather bags are simple, understated (but never unstylish) and without a label. You can also personalise your classic leather totes with a Gold or Silver stamp, or opt for Blind…

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Things I said Alhumdulillah for in May 2016…


  Alhumdulillah means “All Praise is due to God” and are the words uttered by a Muslim when he/she is expressing gratitude to Allah. I find myself saying this numerous times a day and this post is a collection of moments when I have said Alhumdulillah during the past month.  Things I said Alhumdulillah for in May:

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Things I said Alhumdulillah for in April 2016…


 Alhumdulillah means “All Praise is due to God” and are the words uttered by a Muslim when he/she is expressing gratitude to Allah. I find myself saying this numerous times a day and this post is a collection of moments when I have said Alhumdulillah during the past month.  Things I said Alhumdulillah for in April:

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Things I said Alhumdulillah for in March 2016…


Alhumdulillah means “All Praise is due to God” and are the words uttered by a Muslim when he/she is expressing gratitude to Allah. I find myself saying this numerous times a day and this post is a collection of moments when I have said Alhumdulillah during the past month.  Things I said Alhumdulillah for in March:

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