Assalamu’alaikum and hello!
One night during our bedtime routine while I was saying the du’a (supplication) before sleeping with Little Duck, she repeated a couple of the words along with me. It dawned on me that she was ready and capable of memorizing. I asked her to repeat it word by word after me every night. A couple of nights later, she had the du’a memorized in its entirety (albeit – it is a short one), Masha’Allah. Her milestones always amaze me and are a reminder of the beauty of creation, Subhanallah. Continue reading
Assalamu’alaikum and Hello Moms!
The family and I just came back from a two week vacation. We went on a road trip around Turkey – which is huge…drove 3000 miles…the distance from NY to California. You can say my husband and I are incredibly adventurous to do this with a two month old and a two year old. However, after this trip and the many others we have taken with Little Duck, I think you can say I am sort of an expert traveling with the littlest ones. Here are just a couple of tips to start off with. I have plenty more that I will share in the future, Insha’Allah. Continue reading
This week Little Duck’s grandfather (Jidu) was visiting – Baba’s dad. We didn’t dedicate specific time on Tot School this week, but we did do some activities here and there whenever I got the chance. The wonderful thing is that most of their play had plenty of learning involved. It really helps that all of her toys are educational and open ended. I love seeing her enjoy learning through play. I also felt pretty proud of her after her Jidu was so impressed with all of her achievements thus far, Masha’Allah. On to the pictures!