Episodes
No, your kids don't count as "friends." :) Join our hosts as they discuss the question: Has friendship changed after becoming a mother? Have you found new friends through motherhood, and have you been able to maintain old friendships at all? How do you deal with this issue of friendship for your own kids? Join hosts Nabeeha and Wardah as they discuss what friendship has looked like over the years, before and after motherhood.
Published 05/18/22
Let’s talk tantrums…How do you deal? We have all faced those hard moments with toddlers, kids and even teens. Join our hosts as they discuss the question: How do you deal with tantrums? Is there any secret to gracefully handling these big feelings? Or how about avoiding it all together? Join hosts Nabeeha and Wardah as chat about how tantrums can be managed and furthermore how we can raise our kids to be resilient and able to regulate their emotions as they grow. What deeper messages can we...
Published 05/11/22
Published 05/11/22
Hmm...I'm not so sure. Join our hosts as they discuss the question: Are you decisive? What do YOU think? Can you JUST make a decision? Why did you make a decision WITHOUT telling me? LET’S TALK: Is there really a way to approach decisions where there can be a win-win? Join hosts Nabeeha and Wardah as they talk about their experiences and tips around being decisive and mechanisms found in the religion that help us make the best decisions for ourselves and instill this quality in our...
Published 04/27/22
Are we ready to talk about this already? Join our hosts as they discuss the question: Do you feel judged for being a working mom, or for being a stay-at-home mom? Have you experienced shame, astonishment, or simple judgment for your life choices? We get into the discussion today about what goes into choosing to be a working or stay-at-home mom and how we cope with unwarranted opinions of others. How does judgment affect you or have you risen above it all? Join hosts Nabeeha and Wardah as...
Published 04/20/22
Time for chores! Join our hosts as they discuss the question: do your kids do chores? Cleanup time and picking up after yourself may be things we instill early on, but as kids grow, how do we develop habits of taking care of our home together? Is teaching them over and over again really worth it? How can you keep it all organized and consistent with the chaos of everyday life with kids? Join hosts Nabeeha and Wardah as they offer their advice and perspectives on establishing chores in the...
Published 04/13/22
Ramadan is in the air! Join our hosts as they discuss the question: how do you share Ramadan with others? As our families ring in this special time of the year, how do we go about making it a fun time for our children, but also help our neighbors, fellow parents, and classmates understand our yearly blessed occasion? Join hosts Nabeeha and Wardah as they provide their experiences, tips, and stories on how they've been able to share Ramadan with others, and make it a fun and meaningful...
Published 04/06/22
In-laws or outlaws? Time for the in-law talk! Join our hosts as they discussion the question: do you like your in-laws? Does the thought of holidays bring you anxiety when you think about spending time with your in-laws? How do these many in-law relationships play into the greater family dynamic? Why do so many of us struggle to feel peace and acceptance in these lifelong relationships? What can we do to make this a more meaningful exchange? Join hosts Nabeeha and Wardah as they tackle an...
Published 11/24/21
Heavy but important! Join our hosts as they discussion the question: have you ever talked to your kids about death? This week’s topic can be a hard one because it centers on this difficult exchange surrounding death and loss. Furthermore, we consider how our perspective on death can is directly impacted by our beliefs and why the terminology and approach can make a big difference. Join hosts Nabeeha and Wardah as they tackle the intricacies of teaching our children about death and loss, and...
Published 11/17/21
Call the babysitter, we're going out! It’s date night! Join our hosts as they discussion the question: do you have "date night?" This week we open up about the reality of maintaining the marital bond and how we can use date night to achieve this goal. We talk about creative ways to fit date night into a busy life and reflect upon our own challenges in this pursuit. This conversation gets H-O-T! Join hosts Nabeeha and Wardah as they discuss how "date night" has evolved throughout their...
Published 11/10/21
Hey good looking! How you feeling? Join our hosts as they discussion the question: are you happy with your body? Body image is the conversation this week. Let’s face it: when we don’t LOOK or FEEL our best, it can take a toll. It can really mess with our overall feelings of self worth. Are you tired and out of shape? That’s not ideal either. But how do we start to change? Join us to discuss what impact the culture has on our views of our own bodies, what it means to love yourself but still...
Published 11/03/21
You must choose the best school for your child or they are destined for failure! Maybe a little harsh? Join our hosts as they discussion the question: What schooling model have you chosen for your child? The reality is that school choice is not THAT high stakes but it is a rather important and often times confusing process. In this episode, we weigh the pros and cons of some of the school models available and define some key terminology. We begin to tackle this huge conversation surrounding...
Published 10/20/21
Real talk ahead! Join sisters Nabeeha and Wardah Khan as they discuss the question: what are your best breastfeeding tips for mom? It’s a tell-all discussion on this extremely tender and critical topic. Whether you’re figuring it out for the first time or you are a veteran mom that has done everything involving bottles, pumping and nursing bras, this is for you. Wherever you are in your journey, join us as we chat about the joys and challenges of something so important: feeding your child!
Published 10/13/21
How does she do it? But really, how? Join sisters Nabeeha and Wardah Khan as they discuss the question: how do you plan your life? Join our hosts as they discuss the different ways and methods they've tried to organize their lives, from bullet journaling, digital planning, and all kinds of systems to plan for them and their families. Listen in for their experiences and tips in trying to keep everything together, not the least of which is to keep trying.
Published 10/06/21
You mean, like, professional help? Join sisters Nabeeha and Wardah Khan as they discuss the question: would you ever go to therapy? Join our hosts as they discuss their experiences with therapy, ways in which it's impacted their lives and some advice and tips around approaching counseling and therapy for one's mental health.
Published 09/29/21
Baby on the way! Join sisters Nabeeha and Wardah Khan as they discuss the question: how do you prepare for a new baby? How does relaxation come into play for pregnancy? What do you wish you'd known before having your first child? How do you handle your other kids' needs (and jealousy) when a new baby comes along? Join our hosts as they discuss their experiences with preparing for newborns. Listen in for the various routines and rituals they've come to develop over having multiple children....
Published 09/22/21
Don't come for my clothes! Join sisters Nabeeha and Wardah Khan as they discuss the question:do you have a capsule wardrobe? But what exactly is a capsule wardrobe or capsule collection? How does our relationship to clothes change over the course of motherhood? But what if I like everything in my closet? Join our hosts as they discuss their developing perspectives on one's clothes. Hear them talk through their journeys paring down and stocking up on their wardrobes. Listen in as they mention...
Published 09/15/21
Potty time or party time?! Join sisters Nabeeha and Wardah Khan as they discuss the question: how do you handle your kids' bathroom business? Should it be a party all the time or just a normal thing? Should your kids know the names of their private parts? Do they treat public restrooms the same as the toilet at home? Join ours hosts as they discuss all kinds of "bathroom business." Listen in for their experiences potty training both boys and girls, and what processes they use. Hear their...
Published 09/08/21
"Nope, that's not okay..." Join sisters Nabeeha and Wardah Khan as they discuss the question: do you have boundaries? But isn't it awkward to talk about boundaries with other people? If I have too many boundaries, how is it affecting my kids? Isn't saying "no" kind of rude or not being "kind" and "merciful" with others? Join ours hosts as they talk through their experiences establishing boundaries (and having them broken). Hear them discuss ideas and ways they've worked to integrate...
Published 09/01/21
The best time of the year for who?? Join sisters Nabeeha and Wardah Khan as they discuss the question: how do you get ready for summer? But what do you do to fill those long three months? How do you answer that dreaded statement—"I'm boooored!" How can we make summers into great childhood experiences? Join ours hosts as they discuss their planning summer for them and their kids. Hear them discuss ideas and ways they've integrated learning, scheduling, and even character building into summers...
Published 06/02/21
"Just five more minutes, PLEASE!" Join sisters Nabeeha and Wardah Khan as they discuss the question: do your kids have screen time? But how do you get your kids to stop screen time on their own? How do you survive without giving them some screen time? Why is it so important to regulate screen time? Join ours hosts as they discuss their ever-evolving screen time habits with their kids. Listen in for their experiences and tips in keeping things balanced when it comes to screens. Hear them...
Published 05/26/21
Arts and crafts at HOME?! Join sisters Nabeeha and Wardah Khan as they discuss the question: do you craft with your kids? But how do you keep a clean home with all that glitter, glue, and goo everywhere? Do you really save every piece of art your child(ren) make? How do you even afford to keep replenishing arts and crafts supplies? Join ours hosts as they give advice from their experiences both from their own childhood and in parenting kids with creative tendencies. Take in some practical...
Published 05/19/21
But I don't WANNA go to bed! Join sisters Nabeeha and Wardah Khan as they discuss the question: do your kids have a bedtime? But what do you do to wrangle those rascals in for bed, without going crazy? Why is it so important to implement things like reading and built-in cuddle time? How does having a bedtime affect you as a parent (and adult, and wife)? Join ours hosts as they discuss this topic that seems very common, but truly requires some experience and development over time. Listen in...
Published 05/12/21
Well, can ya? Join sisters Nabeeha and Wardah Khan as they discuss the question: can you have it all? But when exactly do you know you're "having it all"? Do you have to have it all at the same time, or can it be throughout the timeline of life? What does "having it all" mean for you, personally? Join ours hosts as they dive in for often underhanded question of whether women and mothers can really pursue the lives they want. Listen for their thoughts on what it means to have a successful...
Published 05/05/21
Show me the money! Join sisters Nabeeha and Wardah Khan as they discuss the question: are you a spender or a saver? But how did the title change over time (before and after kids)? What childhood experiences shaped their views around money? What big event changed the way one felt about financial security, enough to inspire changes? Join ours hosts as they delve into the touch topic of financial habits. Listen in for their changing relationship to money as they grew older and became parents....
Published 04/28/21