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[Interview] Secrets of a Productive Muslimah – Maryam Amirebrahimi (Part 2)

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[Interview] Secrets of a Productive Muslimah - Maryam Amirebrahimi (Part 2) | ProductiveMuslim
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A few weeks ago, ProductiveMuslimah caught up with Sister Maryam Amirebrahimi, a regular author on suhaibwebb.com, a Tae Kwon Do second degree black belt, student of knowledge and hafidha of the Qur’an! In the first part, Sr Maryam told us about how she came to study Arabic, and how she manages her time between so many different activities. This week, she gives us invaluable advice for memorising Qur’an, and how sisters can take an active role within the community.

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[Productive Parenting] Sibling Rivalry: The Good and The Bad

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[Productive Parenting] Sibling Rivalry: The Good and The Bad | ProductiveMuslim
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Sibling rivalry is as old as the two sons of Adam 'alayhi'l-salām (peace be upon him), Habeel and Qabeel. And we know the unfortunate way it ended.

Allah subḥānahu wa ta'āla (glorified and exalted be He) tells about this common issue in great detail in surat Yusuf, chapter 12 of the Qur’an.

Being a mother myself, I realized that – left unattended – these emotions can cause severe harm to our children as individuals and as siblings since they are family and Allah subḥānahu wa ta'āla (glorified and exalted be He) has put great emphasis on maintaining the ties of kinship.

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[Productive Hobbies] Composting: Turning Waste into Black Gold (Part 3)

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[Productive Hobbies] Composting: Turning Waste into Black Gold (Part 3) | ProductiveMuslim
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In a previous installment of this series, we looked at the fast-growing, highly productive technique of vertical gardening. In this article, we will look at another interesting, cost-effective and natural way to help you achieve optimal soil conditions in your garden and offer some practical tips on getting the best out of your efforts.

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[App Review] Exploring Memrise For Learning New Languages

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Back in our Productive Hobbies Series, we said learning a new language is among the recommended productive hobbies. We discussed how learning a new language could be an effective way of connecting with people from different backgrounds and cultures. However, like many things in life, learning a new language has its challenges.

In this article, we will highlight some of the challenges of learning a new language and discover how to overcome some of these challenges with the app Memrise.

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