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A Part of Me

One of our favourite mums, Sameera Bhayat, is back again with a great piece about how she coped with sending her daughter to nursery as she returned to work. In her own words “For all the parents about to embark, or reembark on the childcare and work journey, I hope these are a few comforting […]

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Gratitude – what?

About the Author: Zombie Mum is back this week with an interesting insight on how to teach your children about gratitude and also includes great tips on how to teach them about saving money! Celebrations run all through the year.  We have cake-a-licious birthdays, quarterly Eids, mothers-fathers-siblings-grandparents days, and let us not forget the fun […]

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Power of Intentions

We’ve all heard of good intentions and bad intentions, but what about negative intentions? Mum of many, Zombie Mother, talks to us about negative intentions today on MMM and how to combat it when it comes to our kids. Intentions, intentions, intentions; we have always been taught the importance of intentions.  We have to have […]

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How I Became a Sex and Vaginismus Coach? Amirah’s Story

Amirah Zaky is a sexual wellness coach specialising helping women prevent and overcome painful sex. She is passionate about muslims educating themselves about sex and their bodies and teaches muslims how to prioritise sexual pleasure in their marriages. This is her story of how she discovered her passion and made it into a business.  The […]

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My Baby Girl

Below, is one strong lady’s account of still birth and how she coped through her loss. Fatim Dossa has allowed us to publish her story, which was originally published in The Muslims Mums Magazine Issue 10. Trigger Warning: Stillbirth & Baby Loss One of the first things a couple plans when they get married is […]

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Overwhelming Guilt

Welcome back Sameera Bhayat, a popular guest writer here at MMM. Having written about her motherhood journey last time, she’s back with a new post about the dreaded “mum guilt” which most of us have been feeling in the last 12 months! Lockdown or not. I always have one form of company. ‘Mum’ guilt. It […]

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A Mother’s Loss

Today, we’re talking about baby loss. It’s not an easy feat to accept but one mum, Fatema Dayamani, tells us her story and how she turned to Him for healing. Trigger warning: baby loss. “I’m sorry, it’s not good news” The words no expectant parents want to hear, words that can shatter the heart into […]

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Reflecting on My Covid Pregnancy and Birth

Given the current circumstances, it can be a scary time to be pregnant or going through birth. The rules are constantly changing, you feel like you’ve missed out on a normal pregnancy, and you’re worried about going through labour potentially alone. One mum, FMD, has done it all from pregnancy through birth and she’s here […]

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Falling Pregnant: Allah’s Big Plan

Trying for a baby can be one of life’s most stressful milestones from the ovulation test kits to the dreaded two weeks wait. One mum, HK, shares her story of how after many failed attempts at starting a family, she stopped planning and instead left it in His hands. They call it ‘family planning’; it […]

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One Year On

Here’s the third instalment of Sameera Bhayat’s story – the day her daughter turned one. It may be the last part but it is definitely not the final chapter of her motherhood journey. For part one, click here and for part two, click here. This piece was written the day my daughter turned one in […]