In this episode, you will meet Zaiba Hasan and Uzma Jafri. Two American-Muslim mothers who were born and raised in the U.S. They have a combined eight children and 25-years of parenting experience to share. You will learn about how they are raising their American-Muslim children in an American Culture.
S1E2: Remembering the victims of the New Zealand Massacre
Uzma Jafri and Zaiba Hasan reflect on the tragic loss of life after the shootings at two mosques in New Zealand and discuss the possible reasons for the violence. Zaiba and Uzma are two American-Muslim mothers who were born and raised in the U.S. They have a combined eight children and 25-years of parenting experience to share. You will learn about how they are raising their American-Muslim children in an American Culture.
S1E3: A Conversation With Sajjad Shah, Founder of Muslims of the World
Uzma talks with Sajjad Shah, the Founder of Muslims of the World. She learns first hand about the project, why it was necessary for the Muslim Community and Sajjad's theory why Muslim Youth are embarrassed to be Muslim.
S1E4: Ilyas & Duck and Universal Values
Uzma Jafri and Zaiba Hasan talk to Omar Khawaja. He is the creator and author of Ilyas & Duck. A children's book series for young Muslim kids. Omar discusses the effects of rhetoric on his parenting journey to teach his kids universalism and how to be good neighbors.
S1E5: Parenting With Bias
Join Dr. Sara Kureshi in this episode as she reveals the latest research on implicit biases and what this means for society. Learn how we can identify biases and protect our children from them, internally and externally. We can’t get mad about biases against Muslims until we get mad about ALL biases!
S1E6: Salaam Shalom and Sisterhood
Zaiba and Uzma talk with Atiya Aftab and Sheryl Olitsky. Atiya and Sheryl founded Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom. In this episode, Zaiba and Uzma talk about sisterhood and forging connections, and how minority groups in America can and must ally for the betterment of our children.
S1E7: Yes, Next Week is Ramadan. Get ready with Zaiba and Uzma
This week Zaiba and Uzma discuss how they face the biggest "mommying challenges" during Ramadan, and how they break us and make us.
Link to Ramadhan & Eid Crafts and Activities: https://www.facebook.com/groups/495846703829184/?ref=share
S1E8: Ramadan Tips for Busy Moms of Bigs
Join Zaiba and Uzma as they learn from supermom of seven, Nadia Khan, about how to navigate getting older kids to fast, what it takes to keep your sanity through it, and how to plan for the blessed month of Ramadan.
S1E9: Ramadan Around The World
Busy baby mom Ndaa Hassan shares her journey with Ramadan Around the World, from writing to living it. Zaiba and Uzma receive and share busy mom hacks and great information on the writing process for Muslim moms with a narrative to share.
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S1E10: Ramadan 2019 Check In
Zaiba and Uzma share notes discussing what prep tips worked and didn't work so far during the month. Successes and challenges are addressed, as well as how to make the rest of this blessed month count more. Don't forget to get your zakat (required annual charity) in early!
Links to Muslims of the World Yemen campaign: https://www.gofundme.com/save-starving-children-in-yemen
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S1E11: Eid Celebrations in America
Our co-hosts compare notes on their American Eids and the traditions they've crafted with their own families. There's some great advice here on inclusivity and hot to tackle Eid during school days/finals! There may also be some crying, so have a hanky on the ready.
1) Ramadan Eid tree:
2) Uzma's Sheer Khorma: