Expert Insight With Chereen, Psychotherapist

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I’am honoured to have Chereen as my first guest on The Muslimah Mommy. Chereen is a ‘Psychotherapist that likes to write, give advice, and a life coach.”

In this post, Chereen discusses her background on how she became a Psychotherapist and what motivated her to pursue a career in Counselling; she also shares her experience with autistic children, and gives us advice and tips on what we can do to raise confident children.

You can find Chereen on her blog, http://www.dearchereen.tumblr.com, and on Instagram at http://www.instagram.com/dearchereen. Continue reading

Love Is Holding Your Child’s Hand

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Love is…holding your child’s hand through life

As those tiny fingers grasp your hand, know that with each grasp comes trust. Not only are you holding your children’s hands, but you are carrying their hearts- to them, your hand is a symbol of trust, love, and everlasting support. Continue reading

Building Your Child’s Self Worth

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As a parent, I feel it is vital to build up your children’s self worth, for it is self worth that will allow children to prosper in life. Furthermore, children with a positive self worth are more likely to recognize when someone is threatening their true value as an individual. With that said, here are some tips on how you can build up your child’s self worth: Continue reading

Children teach us…

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Background image is a drawing made by my daughter Hafsah when she was 6 years old.

Spend a day with children, and you will learn a lot about acceptance, love, and generosity!

Children don’t look at how much money you have, the colour of your skin, or anything else- they will accept you for who you are. My heart melts when I see children at the park play with each other. These children come from different parts of the world and different backgrounds, yet the outer appearance never matters to them- they just want someone to play with. Continue reading

My Summer Wedding Adventures

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I can’t believe summer is almost to an end here in Canada. I feel like it went by so fast, does anyone else feel the same way? Alhumdulillah it’s been a great summer thus far: it started with Ramadan, and then right after Ramadan there was my sister’s wedding, then an engagement I had to go to, followed by another wedding. By the way, I never did give you all an update on how the weddings went…As you know, I was quite nervous attending a wedding with three small children…and…well…let’s just says there were a few surprises! Continue reading

Your Children Making You Smile

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(Edited on January 2015 for the ‘Love Is’ series)

Love is…your children making you smile!

They are silly, but their MY sillies, Alhumdulillah ❤️ I was so stressed out last week, as I had (and still do) have a long list of things to get done.

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10 Tips On How To Wean Your Baby From Breastfeeding

Weaning your baby from breastfeeding can be difficult for some women. Here are 10 tips you should keep in mind when starting the weaning process: Continue reading