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Investing in Islamic Education

ILM Projects Blog Investing in your Child’s Islamic Education Part of my journey in creating Letter Connector has allowed to meet amazing people who are working hard to make Islamic/ Arabic education fun. One person in particular is Hafsa from Mama Teaches Me who not only home schools her daughters but she goes out of her way to design and create awesome resources for teaching children Islam. Supplementary teaching can only do so much for Read more…

The Rules of Being a Guest part 1

Bagra Beats The Rules of Being a Guest I struggled to write an eloquent introduction on what a privilege it is to be a guest in someone’s home. If someone has made you a guest in their home then it’s something that should be appreciated. Personally, I do enjoy hosting people but think sometimes there is a lack of consideration and appreciation of the effort that goes into having someone over and honouring them. As Read more…

Why I’m Not a Fan of Arabic Schools

ILM Projects blog Why I’m not a fan of Arabic schools Disclaimer: This article is based on my own personal experiences teaching young children and not intended to generalise all Arabic schools across the world. Also, I will do a part 2 offering suggestions, but if I did that here, it would end up being way too long and you’d never read it. A few years ago, I found some language experts and put together Read more…

Friendships and Money Part 1

Bagra Beats Friendships and Money Part 1 Money. It can make or break relationships. Or it can just make them socially awkward for years to come because someone in your friendship group still owes you money from that group holiday, but they still post about their extravagant outings on social media. Becoming financially independent has made me really look at money differently. Not just because it’s money that I’m earning, but because of how badly I spend Read more…