The First Days of Fasting

By Saraa Mahfouz I felt excitement when I learned that I will be fasting that Ramadan. I was almost 9 years old and Ramadan was during the winter months. The days were... Read More

Ramadan Crafts and Activities

By Maryam Kidwai Ramadan is right around the corner and I can hardly believe it. The holy month is a time of spirituality, solitude, socialization and a time to feast on... Read More

Eds’ Note: Blessed Ramadan

Oh you who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that you many learn piety and righteousness” (2:183) The most beautiful and blessed... Read More

Recipe of the Week: Panna Cotta with Strawberry Coulis

By Marzia Shamsi   I made this super easy yet delicious Panna Cotta on my dad’s 50th surprise birthday party and it was a massive hit! Our guests just couldn’t keep... Read More

Double the Trouble; Raising Twins

By Khaula Mazhar Nothing in the world can prepare you for raising twins. I raised three kids before I had twins (God has an awesome sense of humour) but I still... Read More

Recipe of the Week: Easy Peasy Pepper Steak Pie

By Marzia Shamsi Lost for idea when you are expecting guests on a short notice or just want to create something fun and interesting for your kids to take for lunch?... Read More

The Distance Between: Tips for Those Who Work Afar

By Mona Ismaeil The Canadian economy has taken a great hit this past year. There isn’t a single Canadian home that hasn’t felt the pain. Many people have lost their jobs,... Read More