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Forum: The Childhood Years   04-03-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,485
Posted By UmmIbrahim
Nope, most days he's stuck inside...much like...

Nope, most days he's stuck inside...much like me...what can he do outside? Its been a very cold, crazy winter and some days are finally getting a bit nice, those days I make dh drive us near to the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-03-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,485
Posted By UmmIbrahim
He's not in school...we pulled him out and...

He's not in school...we pulled him out and because we live in the middle of no where there really isnt anything around, also my hubby works all day and I cant drive-I'm a city girl...never needed to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-03-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,485
Posted By UmmIbrahim
Sooo...you all are saying he needs a lot more...

Sooo...you all are saying he needs a lot more sleep. Yes, I would LOVE for him to get more sleep...but...um...how?
 
He fights us tooth and nail and makes an insane fuss when we try to put him to...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   04-01-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By UmmIbrahim
So I'm just wondering because my husband and I...

So I'm just wondering because my husband and I have talked about this off and on.
- esp cuz we both know people who although older now, were seriously harmed by diseases that are now preventable....
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-01-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By UmmIbrahim
hahaha, yah my son is 4...stopped all naps at 3...

hahaha, yah my son is 4...stopped all naps at 3 1/2...it has been VERY rough, he wakes up at 6am...and runs around crazy at home until like 10pm...needless to say im exhausted, frustrated and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-01-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,485
Posted By UmmIbrahim
Hi all.   so I really dont know...my son is...

Hi all.
 
so I really dont know...my son is 4 years old and has hit all the developmental stages at the normal time or a bit early, he's extremely smart and picks up things very very fast.
 ...
Forum: Spirituality   10-18-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 11,773
Posted By UmmIbrahim
salaamu alaikum, not too much going on...I am...

salaamu alaikum, not too much going on...I am working on getting my shop, Arabian Threads (http://arabianthreads.ecrater.com) up and going again. I have some new items in and am busy processing...
Forum: Mental Health   09-01-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By UmmIbrahim
Thank you, mods...pls delete

Thank you, mods...pls delete
Forum: Spirituality   08-09-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 11,773
Posted By UmmIbrahim
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Forum: Child-Led Weaning   12-27-2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,786
Posted By UmmIbrahim
What about when the baby self-weans? Sometimes...

What about when the baby self-weans? Sometimes this happens.
I know when I had Ibi I had *intended* BF for 2 years (The recommended time to BF in Islam according to the Prophet tradition (sunnah)...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-20-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 16,114
Posted By UmmIbrahim
Oooh thanks for the links and suggestions! Im...

Oooh thanks for the links and suggestions! Im going have dh print out some activity sheets while he's at work tomorrow!!!!!!!!!!

i'm off to bed...I'll read more tomorrow!...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-20-2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,190
Posted By UmmIbrahim
No advice but I feel EXACTLY like you!!! Only...

No advice but I feel EXACTLY like you!!! Only one kidlet but what ur saying I feel the same...

sigh...

Quote:
Originally Posted by shells_n_cheese...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-20-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By UmmIbrahim
Okay I need advice mamas... Before coming...

Okay I need advice mamas...

Before coming here to KSA I never had a need to diet, I was extremely active, walked everywhere, you know typical urbanite without a car! This kept my weight in check...
Forum: Spirituality   12-20-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 60,028
Posted By UmmIbrahim
Jazakhallakhair all for the HS tips! Okay...

Jazakhallakhair all for the HS tips!

Okay another Q. Is there any Muslimah dieter/weight loss groups online?
So like before I moved to KSA I was extremely active, walked everywhere and had no...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-18-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By UmmIbrahim
The bill paying sounds like a nice...

The bill paying sounds like a nice idea...but...first off, Im shabby with bill paying in the first place (LOL) and two...we really have no bills here. Things work diff. here and other than paying an...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-18-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By UmmIbrahim
I'm not really a SAHM mom due to choice but to...

I'm not really a SAHM mom due to choice but to circumstance, Ive always worked and up until August was in School for my Masters in LIS! Well, DH finished his PhD and he found a job at a University...
Forum: Spirituality   12-18-2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 60,028
Posted By UmmIbrahim
Asalaamu alaikum wr wb Anyone know of any...

Asalaamu alaikum wr wb

Anyone know of any good, active Muslim homeschool groups online or helpful websites? We are working on preschool with Ibi now and we need a lot of ideas! en'shallah
...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-18-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 16,114
Posted By UmmIbrahim
Hi all! I came here because we are working...

Hi all!

I came here because we are working on homeschooling our son right now. He turns 3 in a few weeks and we are currently residing in Saudi Arabia. I had wanted to get him into a preschool...
Forum: Spirituality   12-09-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 60,028
Posted By UmmIbrahim
Quote: Originally Posted by Ammaarah...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ammaarah http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14774720)
I see quite a few sisters in black, brown,...
Forum: Spirituality   12-09-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 60,028
Posted By UmmIbrahim
Quote: Originally Posted by Ammaarah...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ammaarah http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14776548)
I would just take the hijab thing one day at...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-08-2009, 05:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,669
Posted By UmmIbrahim
Quote: Originally Posted by goldfishkate...

Quote:
Originally Posted by goldfishkate http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13499020)
Just wondering if anyone or your kids...
Forum: Spirituality   12-08-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 60,028
Posted By UmmIbrahim
Just throwing this out there Ive started to...

Just throwing this out there

Ive started to wonder why NO women wear anything but black abayaat in this country...seriously...like yes, generally every abayaat sold in the shops IS black, and...
Forum: Spirituality   12-08-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 60,028
Posted By UmmIbrahim
me right now...um, just black abayah...black...

me right now...um, just black abayah...black shaylah...black niqab, black and more black...
LOL.
Gotta love variety...

But, if I wasn't in KSA I would wear Shukr-type stuff to work and...
Forum: Spirituality   12-05-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 60,028
Posted By UmmIbrahim
asalaamu alaikum personally I think just...

asalaamu alaikum

personally I think just leading a religious Islamic lifestyle is usually enough because children see their parents praying, doing zikr and saying the names of Allah, dressing and...
Forum: Spirituality   12-02-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 42
  Niqab
Views: 2,143
Posted By UmmIbrahim
I know this thread is a bit old, but I wanted to...

I know this thread is a bit old, but I wanted to jump in. I'm living in Saudi Arabia right now and the vast majority of Saudi women wear Niqab and many of the Muslim expat women (like myself) do so...
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