Our Journey as a family towards memorisation of the Qur'aan

Bismillah…

Assalaamu Alaikum,

Subhan Allah, it’s been so long since the last post.  I remember the way I felt when I was writing it, I was so full of energy and ideas I felt so inspired and then… I just disappeared.  There are many reasons but ultimately, it was a combination of being busy and very easily distracted.  Admittedly, I’m not a very good multi-tasker.Alhamdulillah, we’re all well and I pray that you all are too Allah bless you all.

I tend to feel a little melancholy towards the end of Ramadhan.  I remember as a new Muslim, I would sit there and visualise  devils being released from their chains* at the stroke of maghrib like some scary movie, ruining my fairytale Ramadhan happiness.  Alhamdulillaah as the years have passed I have stopped the visualisations but the thought still somewhat remains with me….until the Eid Fun begins!

Alhamdulillaah the children have been Read the rest of this entry »

Bismillaah…..

Assalaamu alaikum,

Its been so long since I last posted subhan Allah.  I’ve been unwell and it’s really taken its toll on my own progress but alhamdulillaah getting better now and hope to pick up the pace with my hifdh bi ithnillah.

We’re facing a big challenge with the children now as the long-term work has begun.  We’ve been trying hard to maintain their enthusiasm while trying not to push them or make them feel pressured and that is not an easy task and isn’t always successful. The most important thing when this happens is to be able to change and adapt things to suit you all and not be too rigid in any routine. Read the rest of this entry »

Bismillaah…

Assalaamu alaikum,

since my son and daughter finished their hifdh things have just felt different for me.  I’m not talking about the supreme elation that some speak of when their children complete their hifdh but rather, I feel…antsy or….restless…I can’t really put a word to it  but I’ll try to explain. Read the rest of this entry »

Bismillaah….

Assalaamu alaikum

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a few moments ago my son read those last ayat of Surah Hujaraat ALLAAHU AKBAR!!!!

He was so nervous that he was itchy all over and it stopped as soon as he finished subhan Allaah!

Alhamdulillaah everyone was home to give him a hug and a cheer.

May Allaah bless them abundantly We’re all so happy.

It is most definetely PARTY TIME in shaa Allah!

Post-Hifdh Routine

Bismillaah….

Assalaamu alaikum

May Allaah bless her,  since she completed her 1st round of hifdh, my daughter has now started a new routine for revision.  It’s very similar to what she was doing before but just slightly different.

Her new daily routine is as follows: Read the rest of this entry »

Bismillaah…

Assalaamu alaikum

alhamdulillaah its been a really interesting week.  My son has been working super hard these last few days Allahumma baarik alaihi (Allah bless him).

With under a juz and just a few days remaining till completion, its been exciting and also quite challenging for him. Read the rest of this entry »

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