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Generally, we set personal standards and guidelines as to how we feel we should raise our children. This tends be the root of excitement, anxiety and significant frustration. Each of these emotions carries with them a ..
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Memoirs of a Muhajjaba Entry 1: The First Thread

...As the search continued, my eyes landed on some tops hidden at the bottom of the box. They were a bit low cut, but I decided that I could pair them with a scarf around the neck to fix that up. I was surprised to find a short skirt and thought “I wore this?!”

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Raising Servants of the Deen

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Generally, we set personal standards and guidelines as to how we feel we should raise our children. This tends be the root of excitement, anxiety and significant frustration. Each of these emotions carries with them a major weight that trickles into our interactions with our little ones. Are they going to be receptive to what …