Laylat al-Qadr

“The Night of Al-Qadr (Decree) is better than a thousand months” [Surah al-Qadr 97:3] Alhamdulillah, we are in the last 10 days of Ramadan, and this is the time we need really need to increase our ibadaah, or acts of worship, especially during the evenings. The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) […] Read more…

Ramadan Nights

Some of my Ramadan nights were spent in me pouring out my soul to Allah, where I would ask for help for myself and for my loved ones, where I would transform my pain into a powerful dua that would heal my wounds. Read more…

Y.F.T by ammaraza Review

What is Y.F.T by ammaraza? Y.F.T. by ammaraza is a premium brand of thobes/tunics for boys; every piece is designed by Ammara Zaman, mother of Y.F.T. (which stands for Yaqub F. Taveras). Ammara wanted to create a clothing line for her son Yaqub, who is Guyanese/PuertoRican/Dominican, that was both contemporary and that had Islamic roots, […] Read more…

Dealing With Tantrums

  It always amazes me how much my children are so different from one another.  For instance, three of my children started their tantrums at different ages, and for very different reasons. Therefore, I have found three different techniques that have helped my children cope with their tantrums. Read more…

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