Why there is a huge craze for Playdough? Isn’t it a simple messy play? Or do we have any good with it? I agree we all have had experiences with playdough either in our own childhood or with our own children but what’s the benefit of the Playdough? Whether you believe it or not playdough… Read More Playdough recipe which suits our family!
This week was very dull to be honest. The change in climate took place so it was raining cats and dogs the whole week and we were stuck at home the whole week. So it was either an activity inside home or screen time. We played with playdough and made a pizza with the play… Read More Project 365- Week 7
I know I was away from my track for some reason. But hopefully will be in track for the rest of the weeks in shaa allah. Our Week 6 was one of the good weeks I can say. Though the climate was little upset we tried to enjoy outdoors too. Mostly our fun was indoors.… Read More Project 365- Week 6
We did this craft during last Ramadan as Ramadan is approaching shortly thought to rewrite an article which might help my followers who have small bundle of love at their home! Babies/Toddlers/ preschoolers or anyone of that matter love moon to the core! We speak a lot about the moon since their day1! It’s natural… Read More Aluminum foil Moon sensory Play
Last January started my gratitude series but i stopped in the middle for some reason but my friend, the face behind the muslim mummy gave in a fire to start back the Series. So In shaa allah keeping my fingers crossed and my intentions to stay positive in completing this year gratitude journal! We had a short… Read More Jazak Allah Khair- January 2019
I was proud to say there is No screentime at my home till babyA was 1year 8 months old. Later as our friend circle increased she wanted to spend time on screen. As I had a guilt trip that she speaks less just because I haven’t introduced screen yet had to start the screen time… Read More Our 5 favorite Muslim Series on YouTube for Kids
Week 2 started off well with my walk! I wanted to start the 10k steps challenge and Al hamdulilah I was able to work on it! Successfully done with the 10K steps this week and I don’t have regrets on it. I am planning to increase the step count so I can challenge me to… Read More Project 365 2019- week 2
Al hamdulilah we are back from our vacation and had a good time with family and relatives! Currently we as a family are in the missings of India phase! In shaa allah will be back to form soon! This week babyA has become 30 months! Maa shaa allah time flies so fast! In this vacation… Read More Are we Really Ready for Potty Training?
Hey Guys! New Year and into a new project! Project 365 – A photo everyday for a year. Isn’t it cool? Don’t know how far will I go in this journey but wanted to try. So let’s get started. As we came back from vacation we had a lot of stuffs happening within us and… Read More Project 365 2019 Week 1
When we have toddlers at home we will have Markers for sure. They love to be with Markers. They can spend hours with the Markers. I usually try to avoid giving Markers to her during winter season due to the mess involved. I hate giving her baths for multiple times in a day. But whom… Read More Few Tips to Engage Toddlers with Markers
As I got a good response for the Tamil Rhymes which I posted few days back and people kept on asking for rejuvenating their good memories back in their school days I am adding few more stuffs to the list! Do check and share if you like them. If your kids enjoy these rhymes… Read More Tamil Poems which we enjoy- Part 2
BabyA has the liking for Tamil language as her parents Al hamdulilah! Who will say no to such a wonderful language which is connected to the soul of our lives? When she was in my womb I read lot of Tamil articles maybe she got the interest from them! But now we sing a lot… Read More Tamil Poems which we enjoy- Part 1
When babyA was a baby people near me were like your daughter is a rockstar she will speak soon! Few said she needs help as you guys are in nuclear setup. They confused me a lot being a First time mom! I was confident that my daughter will speak in a regular phase but when… Read More Few practical steps to encourage your toddler to speak
So whoever does an atom’s weight of good will see it, And whoever does an atom’s weight of evil will see it. Qur’an 99:7-8 “There is no right or wrong in Parenting”.This is a famous saying. But I do always want to be treated good as a human being. Won’t my daughter or Son expect the… Read More A guide to practise Kindness in Family
Al hamdulilah for the fact I was and I am still in baby wearing world. When people see me wearing my 2 year old they mock at me and think I am insane to carry my 2 year old. No one thinks it’s easy to get connected with the child. It has done its part… Read More The Best Kept Secrets about Babywearing
Since you have reached this page obviously either you or your family member would have become pregnant! Congratulations mommy! You are going to hold your child in a few months! Such a cute wait to bring the kid into the world! The phase is such a lovable and cute phase but a fragile one too.… Read More Impact of stress during Pregnancy – A guide to a First time mom!
The holiday season is arriving where few families might plan for travel! This travel might be a cakewalk for some whereas it might be a trip filled with experiences such as meltdown, headaches etc., When we went for short flight trips BabyA was happy and I was able to manage her schedule based on the… Read More Travel Tips for the Holiday Season with a Toddler
Old wives tales are usually the ones which will make us laugh! Few such tales will make us believe that we are harming our babies!! I am sure the old wives tales would have started in one good form but stories kept on adding and it landed in some state just like the secret star… Read More 5 old wives tales about breastfeeding that are totally true!!
Nursery rhymes are here since long. These are rhythms and through the rhymes the toddlers are introduced to new words and syllables. It is a tool to make the kids speak the words they hear more often! It builds the social and communication skills in a toddler. People have often asked me which are the… Read More Nursery Rhymes For Toddlers which can be used for Sing- a- long
For the people who are close to me actually know the love I have for the language Tamil! It’s always close to my heart. Being in a foreign country it’s difficult to get tamil books to read it to my daughter. So from now I am starting a new project where We will be reading… Read More Learning Tamil words through Where is Baby’s Birthday Cake? by Karen Katz
Congratulations mommies for welcoming a new member in your family. Glad you hit this space to know about the Babywearing world!! This world has too many options to decide from. I am just warning you guys if you get the hang of babywearing you would love to own all the carriers in the world!! Our… Read More How Babywearing Helps the NEW PARENTS?
Being a first time mom is exciting as well as exhausting. The ride is a rollercoaster for sure. As it’s first time parenting we get too much of confusions. We might even feel low at times. But planning helps us to survive this stage of life. My 2 year old babyA loves to stay active… Read More 5 Things I do with my BabyA Daily
Block unit-plays play a vital role in a child’s life. It is not only fun to play but also develops language skill, cognitive skills, intellectual skills,physical skills, Cooperation skills. Etc. Though it doesn’t have the fancy thing in it building blocks are great for developing intellectual, cognitive, social, emotional and physical skills. Many scholars and… Read More Block Unit-Play for Building up the Toddler
It took a long time to meet you guys!! I took a break for eid-ul- fitr and that break took all my time off. It’s been 2 months I have been busy and wasn’t able to blog. So thought to continue with the jazak allah khair series now in shaa allah Spending time with my… Read More Jazak Allah Khair- August
Being in a western world I always have fear will our kids go in the different path? But I know everything is almighty’s planning! He knows the best. But taking some baby steps is also necessary to live in this competitive world al hamdulilah!! When babyA was 9 months old We got an opportunity to… Read More Review- LunarjoyBox- Hajj
Al hamdulilah we have successfully completed two phases of Ramadhan and we have entered the third phase i.e. the last 10 days of Ramadan. Days are moving very fast. After a break of 2 years from fasting this year I didn’t feel much discomfort though the fasting period is long compared to India. Al hamdulilah… Read More Seeking Laylatul Qadr- The Night of Power
World Environmental day is celebrated on June 5 every year since inception. This is similar to World Earth day established to raise environmental awareness. World Environmental Day is an opportunity to know about our earth and how to lead a greener life in a better way! Everyone needs to work together for a cleaner world,… Read More Environmental Day Celebration as a Family
It’s Spring now and most of you would have planned for beach vacations in the near future. We just came from the beach vacation and had a tough time to recreate the home comfort during the trip. We had a fun beach trip but I had bags and bags of stuffs with me for the… Read More Beach Vacation with a Toddler- Must Haves
We are in the month of Ramadan right now and this month is truly special for each and everyone around Al hamdulilah!! Kids love this month especially because they get time to spend more with the family and relatives. If you are living away from the family like us we get to meet people in… Read More 6 ways to celebrate Eid with your Toddlers
Al hamdulilah we have reached the second 10 days of Ramadan and looking at our condition at home masjid I would want to remind each and everyone including me one thing that almighty has asked us to do through our prophet Muhammad s.a.w. [peace be upon him] i.e. to follow Gentle Parenting!! Due to the… Read More Ramadan Advice for Mamas & Papas – Gentle Parenting
Ramadhan is on the way! When I think about this special holy month even in this age I get all excited. Being an expat, I really want to include my daughter who is a toddler to feel why this month is special? Why is the environment different at home right now? Why are the Schedules… Read More Ramadan Month -30 Days of Good Deeds for Toddlers
As a mama of a toddler I wanted to do something fun to make my daughter attract towards moon sighting in the month of Ramadan. Both babyA and I love to stay outdoors than indoors. Being Summer felt this would be great to make this fun craft. Playing outside and getting some fresh air is… Read More DIY BINOCULARS
Al hamdulilah we had a wonderful journey of 650 days of Breastfeeding!! It’s a beautiful connection we had between us as a mother and daughter. I still can’t believe I was able to succeed the journey! I thought it’s a natural process and each and everyone is gifted with this process. I was living in… Read More An Ode to Breastfeeding Phase of My Life
The month of April was too thrilling for us as a Family. The month started great with me turning 30 Al hamdulilah and then we ended up going in an emergency surgery and I ended up learning things from my daughter. She being 21 months old taught me how to adjust and she weaned off… Read More Let’s Plan and work for a Productive Living- May
Dear Baby A!! I didn’t expect our Journey of nursing – A phase of weaning will complete this early!! Al hamdulilah mumma was able to nurse you for 650 days!! I am happy for that. Like a dream, A sudden pain came in for mumma and the day next to it mumma was hospitalized. That… Read More An Open Weaning Letter to BabyA!
I wanted to spend time with my daughter on my birthday and my hubby had his work so couldn’t disturb him. Georgia aquarium was in my thoughts but thinking about the spring breaks didn’t want to risk. So we ended up visiting Totspot @Atlantic station. When we were new to Georgia I hanged out few… Read More Birthday Date with BabyA- @Totspot, Atlantic Station
Is someone in your family getting married? With marriage season round the corner I have 2 members in my family getting married. With the regular gifts I wanted to gift them something different. Marriage in our culture is marrying the whole family. Have to get adjusted with the mother-in law, co-sister,brother in law, sister in… Read More Book Review- ‘Simple as That’ by NAFLA SALAHUDEEN
After my birthday, the first weekend of April was tough for our family. I got my gifts and wishes from my family and my daughter wished me through nursing. Al hamdulilah we were happy the whole week. Adding to my happiness my sister and BabyZ travelled to US from India to her husband after her… Read More How My Daughter became My Mother?
Today, we are going to talk about the effect of Ramadan fasting on breastfeeding mothers. But before that, we should correct some misconceptions about diet and breastfeeding. Food and breast milk production One of the most popular question among breastfeeding moms is: Which type of food should I eat to increase my breast milk production… Read More Guest Post-Are You a Breastfeeding Mom who is planning to Nurse your baby during Ramadhan Fasting?
Today I am turning 30 years old. It’s really hard to accept the truth but the fact is I have completed 1/3rd of my life. Kids calling me dhidhi to aunty made me realize I am growing old but still when I am hitting the 30’s it hurts; but I am grateful that almighty has… Read More I am Turning 30! Al hamdulilah!! Wanna know why it’s awesome to be in 30’s?
This month is a special month for me as I am going to be 30 here. Like a small baby I used to expect for my birthdays!! Al hamdulilah This year we have planned for mommy and baby Date as my husband would be busy!! To Know How we have planned for this special… Read More Let’s Plan and work for a productive Living- April
Few days back the whole India was speaking about a model who posed for a cover in a local daily. She was shamed for posing for this project even being unmarried. Few asked which mom will nurse the baby like this! To be frank a mom nursing her baby in public with or without cover… Read More Breastfeeding in Public! It’s a RIGHT of a BABY!
I feel happy that I could contribute something for the month of March! But I am in a fix if I can present in a right way as when I am emotional my content goes for a toss😉 I am here going to share about my role model my amma (mom’s mom). She struggled a lot… Read More GrannyLove- Women’s Day Special
I am just thinking where did my February month go? I feel the month of March came very soon and only then I realized I haven’t done much into blogging last month. To make the March a productive one In shaa allah I have brought in courage to post this one. To know about the… Read More Let’s Plan and work for a productive Living- March
Just Like all I am expecting Winter Olympics 2018. The Opening Ceremony is nearing and we as a family are excited to the core. To bring the spirits high we are hearing stories on Olympics from mama and papa. Just to make it more lively we did some crafts and activities. Olympic Torch As a… Read More Winter Olympics Activities – 2018
At the end of 2017, I wanted to keep me accountable of stuffs and started writing monthly Goal posts here. So far I am able to plan and work which I can do. When I am unable to do them I make sure that I set realistic Goals. January was a good month overall and… Read More Let’s Plan and work for a productive Living- February
I always complain to almighty that I don’t get good things in life. But to be frank I have a wonderful mommy who helps me in each and every thing happening in my life. I am a gifted child for sure. Born with a silver spoon My dad is the best dad and my sisy is… Read More Monthly Gratitude Series- Jazak’allah khair January
The whole world is excited about the Winter Olympics right now. We have our opening ceremony in less than a week. I am really excited. How about you guys? I am sure you all would be!! This year the host is South Korea and it’s the first winter games they are hosting. Pyeongchang will… Read More Fun Fact about South Korea- Host Country of Winter Olympics 2018
2018 Winter olympics officially known as XXIII olympic winter games is planned to take place between 9th and 25th February on South korea. Being an Indian, was curious to know the count of participants in the olympics. To be frank I wasn’t interested on sports before baby but now might be due to the hormonal… Read More India – Participant of Winter Olympics 2018
Recently I came to know that one of my distant relative is expecting their baby in few months and they happen to stay in US and when I asked her if she is ready with her birth plan she was clueless what was it? I had to explain her why is it necessary and benefits… Read More How To Make A Birth Plan [Free Template]
Fun alphabet craft is what I love to involve my daughter with. She being 18 months I don’t concentrate on teaching anything specific. I always go with the flow. She loves to squeeze the glue bottle now. So thought to use this skill in a positive way. Following the bloggers I loved the activity called… Read More O is for Olympics Craft- Winter Olympics 2018
When I started solids with my baby I panicked a lot. Though I was well informed theoretically I was afraid of how would it go? So I pushed it to 7 months to say. I made up my mind to go with baby-led weaning so I knew the reaction that I will get from people… Read More Baby-Led Weaning Gagging Vs. Choking
Welcome to my FIRST post of 2018-Goal planning post for 2018! I am really excited that you have hopped in to read this special post of mine. Since December, I have made it mandatory to write my monthly Goals as it’s really difficult for me to work on daily basis without planning. So with the… Read More Let’s Plan and work for a productive Living-January
Al hamdulilah we have completed 18 months of breastfeeding successfully and in shaa Allah have plans to breastfeed as long as babyA wishes!! Being a first time mom we would obviously have few doubts if we can or not. But in my case al hamdulilah the moment babyA was in my womb with the help… Read More Tips for New moms on Breastfeeding with Joy!!
Its been around 6 months of active blogging and I had a wonderful journey in penning down my thoughts. This 2017 is a learning year for me. I have grown with my baby step by step and now we as a family are welcoming 2018. These 6 months with my blogging as a hobby I… Read More Best of Alizehmysoul 2017-Hi5!! It's time for Best 5!!
We are going to complete our 18 months in a day and l am getting to hear from people around, She is No more a baby! Stop nursing her! If not now then never will she forget. To all the people who say this I just smile back and walk off from the place as… Read More BFF-BREASTFEEDING FELLAS; BREASTFEEDING FRIENDS FOREVER
As winters are approaching I wanted to keep my baby warm but at the same time had to check if she is safe and comfortable with the jackets ON in the carseat. I had to check on this because whenever babyA is in carseat with her jackets ON she used to cry her lungs out… Read More Jacket in a BabyCARSEAT? Yes or No
If a person talks about poop often he probably would be a doctor or a mother. If you speak about the poop without any shy then you are a mother ofcourse. Discussion about poop may happen anywhere and infact everywhere. It might be on a dining table, date nights or even during hangouts. We mothers… Read More Peek-a-P(b)oo
As salamu alaikum wa rahmathulahi wa barakathahu papa!! You were the first one to hold me, You were the first to cuddle me, You loved and still love me, Every minute you care for me!! The first kiss, laugh, giggles and how can i forget the first selfies! Papa you are rolemodel for me In… Read More Happy Birthday PaPa
A hijab is something close to me. I started to wear my hijab when I was in my 8th Grade and then it was ON and off and my hijab collection grew with me. Mostly I would prefer the readymades which are stitched for some reason but later changed my collections to the wonderful piece… Read More Hidden Pearl Hijab Review
I usually don’t follow the weather forecast but i had to follow when i got a notification stating it will snow in our area and we are facing a snow storm. The whole of Atlanta was excited as its a place where we don’t get snow and it was predicted that we would get approximately… Read More In Atlanta We too had Snow in 2017 !! A rare thing in the history itseems!!
We have entered the toddler stage now and lately I can notice she becomes little aggressive and at times gets irritated when she is unable to reach a goal she has set. This happens in a child when they aren’t able to engage with the gross motor skill of theirs. When we reach this irritation… Read More Gross Motor- & How do I build that in my Child?
We went to a mall nearby where they have a small playarea. They had a small slide over there and babyA being small i didn’t think she could climb the slide. When she did everyone gave me a strange look but i loved her spirit and started to film it and enjoyed the spirit in… Read More Growing up as A MOM- Reasons to climb a Slide.
I really don’t like to be organised. In fact you can hear from my family that I am a lazy b(m)um! I don’t really plan things well but being a new mother I really can’t say I don’t plan ahead and work with the flow. Even when I was a lecturer I hated the lesson plan… Read More Let’s Plan and work for a productive Living- December Month Goal
We are trying to include as many rich iron, vitamins into our diet and frying deep with too much of oil is not my thing. I prefer baked easy than the frying as babyA might at times cry when I fry stuffs. So today we are here to discuss about the Lemon baked Salmon pack.… Read More Recipe- Lemon Baked Salmon
It’s the month of November and we are going to complete 17 months soon in shaa Allah! Earlier Shopping was a difficult task as we will have to go to a shop research about the product and then analyse if we need them and then buy it but now the scenario is completely different. Sitting… Read More Does my baby need all the toys in the world??
When babyA was around 5 months she had an urge to pull the stuffs around her. That is the phase where I felt to collect the stuffs she will be interested in and put it in one place like basket or a tub or box so that she can explore and I can get some… Read More Colour Themed Sensory Basket
PEACE OF MIND FOR BOTH PARENTS AND KIDS When babyA was born I was sure that she should have NO SCREEN TIME and with almighty’s grace I was able to stick to that rule till she reached 15 months but she wasn’t able to be free from screen time as she started looking at kids… Read More ALIHUDA REVIEW- NETFLIX FOR MUSLIM MUNCHKINS- I MEAN IT
Many ladies assume they do have a low supply and switch to formula or cow’s milk without having an actual proof. When asked they say we don’t know why there is a low supply! Many have a huge list why do they believe they have a low supply and now we are going to answer… Read More Help- I doubt if my baby is happy with Breastmilk!!
Anyone who knows me in person will know that I am an advocate of babywearing and cloth diapering. If you are babywearing we can do the household tasks and few tasks without worrying about it as your hands would be free. It’s also said by wearing your baby he/she is close to you so the… Read More Some Crazy Reasons for the love of Babywearing
When babyA was inside me getting nurtured, I did a complete plan of how I should work on, with the growth of babyA. I was mocked, teased a lot for being called an Internet mom but they all forget that this technique which I am practising was followed centuries back before the finding of the… Read More Baby Led Weaning- Our Tips
Suddenly a week back I had an insatiable craving for chocolate chip cookies and wanted to taste them all of a sudden. Tried reaching Faru so when he is back from work he can bring home some cookies. Couldn’t reach him as he was busy with his meetings and by the time he called back… Read More Chocolate chip Cookies
These are my views on the topic “20th Century Vs 21st Century Moms” and I am writing this as a part of the Blogging Marathon – http://supermommitali.com/category/bloggers-marathon A mom is a mom whether you are from the 20th Century or the 21st Century! As a mother we seem to be over responsible in raising a healthy, happy and… Read More 20th Century Vs 21st Century Moms
Have you tried Fitted Diapers? If not then you need to right now. To try the fitted diapers baby A and I have teamed up with Totscart to bring you a giveaway. Scoot to my Instagram and Facebook page, look for the Totscart Handmade Fitteds Diapers Review posts to take part now. Love it? Share it!
June is a special month in everyone’s life. As a student we would like to welcome the month of June to show our new bags, to enter our new class, to meet new set of teachers and so on.. When we came to know about the environment we started to wait for the 5th… Read More Review- Totscart Handmade Fitted Diaper cum Giveaway
As Baby A is reaching her One year mark shortly in this beautiful world I was able to come up with something in regards to the thankless tasks of parenting. The world of Internet today has thousands of resources like Gentle Parenting and thousands of groups around to help during the crisis which would be… Read More Attitude Or Gratitude -A Simple Note to Honour Parents
Language and culture are deeply rooted to each other and they are like the kids of a family. It’s a tool to convey our cultural heritage and culture in general. Languages should be learnt with love. … Read More How does Learning Our Mother Tongue help our Children to Respect our Culture!
After a long time we are doing “Good Night Moon” book and we have a desire to do Moon stuffs for this week! So while browsing the internet came across this Moon Crater activity which is suitable for Gross motor skill and I thought this might help us to fulfill our mission! We are not doing that exactly right now… Read More Moon Themed Gross Motor Activity