Skip to main content

Team Rahim Family Traditions

Alhamdulilah it has been some time since I have updated my wonderful friends here on Traditional Muslimah Homemaker. Our family, having since moved to Georgia, we started canning together as a family mashaAllah.
We all take time to wash fruits, clean jars, and can them. The children have grown in love with making jams mashaAllah. Not only is it the start of our family tradition, it's also our family business. Selling our jams locally and online, we wanted to share our jams with others. MashaAllah alhamdulilah the feedback has been wonderful. We had our first sell not too long ago and our family was super excited.

It is important for my husband and I to teach the children through traditions. Not only are we creating memories by baking bread together, canning food, and making our own products. We are teaching them skills they will pass down to their children inshaAllah and teach their wives. Skills such as:

Good health: they are leaning that its better to make it at home and its healthier. There are so many products on the market, full of junk, GMOs, artificial things that we want the children to know it's a better ways to do things.

Bonding: They are learning the importance of family. We call ourselves Team Rahim, and it may sound cute but we want the children to know the true meaning of being a team, being a family, and how we stregthen our bonds by working together.

Problem Solving Skills: Sometimes we may not agree on certian things and in working together sometimes there will be conflicts. It's important to give them the tools to appropriately resolve problems with others, when working with others, and when we feel there is a problem... how to speak up, in a respectful, polite way.

Alhamdulilah we learned so much about each other by working together. I'm happy that Allah has blessed us to start these traditions. Baking bread, cooking together, canning and more. Its one of my joys as a mother to pass on skills the children will be able to benefit from and so on alhamdulilah. What traditions does your family do? What would you like to start?

--- Ameera

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

The Passing Of A Prince

One month later...  If you would have told me, that I would be eventually blogging as a widow, I would have probably said that I couldn't imagine it!

Well here I am, writing as a widow. My husband (may Allah have mercy on him, and grant him jannah ameen ameen) passed away last month, December 20th, 2016, from complications from his condition.  My whole life changed and I am learning to heal and process this tremendous loss with our six children.

I met my husband in 2006 mashaAllah, and as I like to tell people, I started this adventure 10 yrs ago when I met a Prince from Kings County (Brooklyn NYC) married him, and became his princess alhamdulilah. When we first met, I felt like "wow this handsome guy, I cant believe he is even giving me the time of day." Lord knows I am thankful for all the time of our days, our road trips, and adventures.

I think of an old status message I shared on facebook
" I've dedicated ten years of my heart to this loveable adventurous g…

5 Ways To Love Your Husband MORE

I had to blow the dust off the blog tonight, as I only write when I am feeling inspired. SubhanAllah, tonight feels like a good night to share a few thoughts on the blog.
How can you, love your husband more?


1.) Speak words that will uplift his spirit. I remember when I would be feeling nervous, and anxious about some event, and my husband (may Allah have mercy on him, ameen) would say encouraging words, that made me feel like the most confident woman in the world. We have the ability to be that voice of encouragement in our mates lives. What mountains we cannot move, when our spouse speaks life into our being! Through out the day, speak to your mate in a way that will help them be better. 
2.) Put your love into action: Yes you can say "I love you" all day long, but adding to that by doing loving gestures, show and prove what we feel inside. Surprising our spouse by writing a love note, or sending a loving text, adds a little more joy to their days. In a world where there …

5 Ways To Love Yourself MORE

Yep, there I am, jumping on the trampoline in my sisters yard yesterday. As I told a friend, you can't help but smile on a trampoline. I couldn't jump and be angry, or feel sad at the same time. 
Alhamdulilah I felt like reaching for the sky, free, and alive. I haven't felt that way since my husband passed away last month (December 20th, 2016). Life has not been the same. Yesterday I decided to get some fresh air and I felt good. It was nice to step outside for a little bit.
My last post was written on loving your husband's more, which can also be applied to wives. Our time here isn't long, and in losing my husband, I am extra reminded to encourage wives to love their husbands more. That has always been part of my blog's goal, but God is telling me to remind women more, through my own experience.

But in loving your husbands more, do not forget yourself. You are important. Yes, some women need to be reminded that they are important. You have to take care of you…