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Envisioning My Village

Written by: Kendall A. | Umm Iman The need to be part of a community is essential to humanity. We need friends, confidants, role models, peers to learn from, and people of varying ages to be part of our daily lives. Communities and villages are comprised of people from various walks of life who each… Continue reading Envisioning My Village

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Social Distance Service Projects for Children

Written by: Kendall A. | Umm Iman Ramadan is such a blessed time of year. As parents, we are constantly working to intentionally instill the qualities of generosity and mindfulness toward the struggles of others in our children. One of the main ways to help our children to become empathetic and giving is to involve… Continue reading Social Distance Service Projects for Children

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Finding a Community

Written by: Kendall A. | Umm Iman One of the main concerns that families have in making the decision to homeschool is how to fulfill and meet the needs of the social component of both development and learning. I would argue that these two elements are equally as important for the children as they are… Continue reading Finding a Community