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5 Time Management Tips for Busy Muslim Moms With Young Kids

Cultures and faiths aside, if you look at any sorority or sisterhood group for mommies, one commonality that you’ll find is their collective struggle with time management as busy moms with young kids. And from the headline, you know by now that Muslim moms are no different.  The struggle is both predictable and universal. How?…

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Here’s What You Need To Know About Charity in Islam

Charity is among the five foundations upon which Islam is formed — and its value may be assessed by this truth. Almost wherever in the Quran prayer is stated, charity is addressed as well. To really practice religion, you must aid your lesser impoverished brothers and sisters by distributing the benefits of Allah with others,…

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Language Isn’t a Barrier When Love Is Present

“What about kids? Won’t they be confused?” I’ve heard this question various times when I was dating someone outside of my born religion. And my answer was always “No.”  Yes, their cultures were different. He spoke Turkish and English, and she, English. They were raised differently — but also the same. I didn’t need to elaborate…

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How Allah Showed up for Me When I Was at My Lowest

Some may call it a miracle, and some may call it simply Allah doing His work. I call it both. To begin with, I am 41, white, and have been practicing Islam for about six months now. Practicing this religion was my choice. I always believed in God and witnessed many prayers being answered when…

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Are You Single? Here Are 11 Reasons Why It’s Actually a Blessing

I know that talking about the benefits of being a single Muslim might sound like I’m advocating against the nature of our collectivist culture, in the sense that our Muslim community relies more on interdependence, whereas being single complies with individualist cultures that focus on independence and self-fulfillment. However, this post is for my Muslim…

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Why You Should Consider Taking an Online Tajweed Class

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not reflect any endorsement from MuslimGirl.com. Reading Quran correctly can be challenging The word “Tajweed” means “doing something well.” When applied to the Quran, it means giving every letter of the Quran its right and dues of characteristics…

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5 New Year’s Resolutions to Consider

2021 is almost at an end, and I think we can all collectively agree that this year has also been one rollercoaster of a year. The pandemic is still ruling over the majority of the world and while things have somewhat resorted back to normal, we are still a long way away from living life…

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5 Things to Know About Women’s Rights In Islam

“Do women in Islam have any rights?” This is a question lingering in the minds of many people around the world. We cannot blame them entirely as the modern media often portrays Muslim women as controlled and dependent people, restricted from showing their faces in public. Is it true that Islam demands to kill girls…

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7 Ways Muslims Can Finish the Year on a High Note

Have you been on and off track for quite a while now? Do you want to finish the year strong, but you still can’t figure out how you can possibly do it?  If this speaks to you, keep reading because we’ve got you covered. Here’s a list of what you can do so that you…

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Why I Don’t Regret Quitting My Master’s Degree

I spent an entire year after my graduation wishing for this MA, and as soon as I passed my admission exam, I resolved educationism had no place in my life — and so I quit. Back when I was under the influence of educationism, specifically when I first enrolled in my undergraduate degree, my ultimate…

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How Muslims Can Start the New Year Off Strong

If you’re wondering these days about how to start the new year strong, hold on. Take a deep breath, and lean into this conversation with me because you don’t want to repeat the same broken patterns again for this upcoming year. The reason why you need to pause is that you’ve made that same list…

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Why the Muslim Community Needs to Teach Our Youth About Sexual Health

As an 18-year-old Nigerian Muslimah, I have a pretty different upbringing from others. I was raised purely in a halal way. That includes attending a Muslim school and attending sister circles every Friday where various issues concerning Muslim women are presented. Conversations range from marriage, being a virtuous woman, to dressing modestly, and other topics. Still, we never discussed…