Raising Good Diners

Animals eat. Humans eat. What’s the difference? It’s table manners. Now, good table manners are not about using the right fork. That is etiquette, and I am no expert in that department, and etiquette also varies from place to place. Good table manners are about mindfulness. Mindfulness of those dining with you. It is essential […]

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Raising Well-Mannered Children

Last week I talked about the importance of teaching our children good manners early on, and some things to remember while doing that. Today I am sharing some basic social manners that children should be taught and prompted towards as they grow up and begin to understand instructions. Although my girls are too small to […]

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Teaching Children Good Manners

“The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.” –Fred Astaire It is unfortunate that we are raising our children in a world where good manners are oft neglected. Yes, children are being taught how to say ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ and those basic niceties, but it is often forgotten that […]

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Life is what you make it. Hope you have a great weekend!

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DIY Exfoliant

Exfoliation is an essential part of a skincare routine. Proper exfoliation is key to removing the barrier of dead-skin cells that collect over our skins over time. This clogs pores and prevents moisturizers and other skin care products from reaching deep into the skin, hence reducing their efficacy. Exfoliation helps get rid of this layer […]

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Life is short, and there is so much more to do, so much more to experience. Don’t waste it being bitter. Hope you have a great weekend!

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The Nail Polish Struggle

You’re getting ready for a party and decided to put some nail polish on. You come back home a little later than you thought, still haven’t prayed your night prayer, and need to make wudu. But, you can’t. I mean, you can, but it won’t count since you have nail polish on. So now you […]

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