Deen Family

IN MARYAM’S FOOTSTEPS – PREPARING FOR NATURAL CHILDBIRTH

Green Muslim - Natural Childbirth

As I fiddle with the keyboard, I begin to recall the first rush of adrenaline I experienced the very day I saw the bloody show indicating the start of labour. At that moment, I knew my life was going to change forever. Was I prepared for motherhood? Was I prepared to go through the daunting …

Feature Looks

HANDMADE, GREEN AND HALAL OUT OF NIGERIA – B’S NATURALS SKINCARE

Balqees Adebola is a young entrepreneur who wanted to provide a natural and halal home to herself and her loved ones: from the food they eat to the soaps and creams they use to the intention behind it all, this idea paved way for a business that caters to the skincare needs of many Nigerians. …

Family

SUSTAINABLE PARENTING – ON BREASTFEEDING WITH DETERMINATION

This post is dedicated to every breastfeeding mother who carries on with determination against all odds. I thought I had it perfectly etched out. I had established a set of parenting principles for myself long before I even became a mother. I wasn’t going to sign up for the conventional 21st century methods of parenting. …

Deen Insight

WHEN HALAL IS NO LONGER ENOUGH – THE G-N-H GUIDE

Have we ever thought about what else could be greater than Halal in the light of spirituality and wholesome living? There usually comes a point in life when we can step back from the day-to-day hassle and sincerely reflect upon our entire lives as well as the questions eating away at our conscience. At such …

Insight

6 INCREDIBLY EASY AND INSTANT ACTS OF SELF CARE

A refreshing “lose track of time” nature walk, a warm bath in a tub with a cup of sea salt or a sense – indulging aromatherapy body massage; do these self-care acts sound appealing to you? Of course! In the hurly – burly of our daily activities, from work, cleaning, kids’ stress, career, groceries, bills, …