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[The Productive Mommy Series] How to be a Mommy Blogger

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[The Productive Mommy Series] How to be a Mommy Blogger | ProductiveMuslim

As a mother of three young children, I was surprised to find that each of my children were so very different from one another. With each child came his or her own unique challenges, therefore leading me to constantly try new parenting techniques to overcome these issues. By the time my youngest child was one and half years old, I had gathered up an enormous mental list of all the tips and advice I could share with other mothers that would benefit them through the stages of pregnancy through parenthood. As a result, I decided to take my knowledge and parenting experiences that resided within my mind and transfer them into blog posts for others to learn from. Continue reading

Consuming Electronic Media in Moderation: Tips by Muhammad Alshareef

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Consuming Electronic Media in Moderation: Tips by Muhammad Alshareef | ProductiveMuslim
Getting distracted

Do you ever wind up at a website and then, looking left and right in confusion, ask yourself, “What am I doing here?” Yes, your brain has crashed. Thank you, electronic media.

On and on it goes: Whatsapp ding-ding-ding! I messaged you on LinkedIn, did you see it? You have 6 new messages, 12 new likes, 8 new emails, 3 shares, 12 hearts — and that was since you last checked 2 minutes ago!

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[SISTERS] A Short Guide to Reclaim Balance in our Lives

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[SISTERS] A Short Guide to Reclaim Balance in our Lives | ProductiveMuslim
Image Credit: Steve Hardy | flickr(dot)com/photos/rockmixer

Assalam ‘alaikum, sisters! Subhan Allah, we are fast approaching the end of 2014. You, like many others, may be reflecting on how the year has unfolded. Are you on track with your goals? Are you feeling a sense of calm or are you overwhelmed? It is quite possible to be experiencing the latter, especially if you have a lot on your plate and the previous months didn’t quite go as you had planned.

Sometimes life throws challenges our way and we draw on our faith to get through them, but we may still feel a little bit anxious or off balance.

Life coach Sayeda Habib provides tips on how to reclaim your emotional balance in order to enhance your wellbeing and quality of life.

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Productive Film-making: Ideas by the Couple Behind the Scenes of ‘Inspiration’

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Productive Film-making: Ideas by the Couple Behind the Scenes of 'Inspiration' | ProductiveMuslim
Muhammad Bayazid & Samah Safi

The “Inspiration” mini-drama series released last Ramadan has attracted thousands of viewers from around the world. The 12-episode series sheds light on multivariate aspects of the life of Prophet Muhammad ṣallallāhu 'alayhi wa sallam (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him), and how his life could directly relate to a young Muslim in the US today.

ProductiveMuslim interviewed the director of the series, Muhammad Bayazid. The young Syrian director has worked on major programs of eminent speakers across the Arab world. Besides documentaries, commercials and PSAs, he also directed “Muhammad”, the popular video of Swedish artist, Maher Zain.

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