To Share, Inspire and Inform
This blog was started with the intention of this blog is to inspire Muslim families who are considering home education, to assist those Muslims who are already homeschooling and to help Muslim families who just want to be more involved with the education of their children.
Several years ago, I made the decision to leave work, and to home educate my children. I believe that homeschooling is a powerful tool in preserving faith in our chidren.
Unfortunately, the school system in the UK is deficient in many ways, and I believe that homeschooling can offer the most holistic education for my children.
It is this journey of ours that I hope to share with you, in the hope that it will inspire and motivate you. Whether you are a home-educator, or a parent who wants to be more pro-active in their child’s education, I hope that you will find what you need in these pages.
Through this blog, I hope to share our family’s journey through homeschooling and Islamic home education; sharing with you activities, the curriculum we use, and any advice I can offer.
In addition to this I hope the Community Forum will help you to make connections with other homeschooling families and find the answers to your questions. We also have a Shop and 1001 Free Resources (upcoming) to help you find the perfect homeschooling resources for your children insha’Allah.
My name is Dr Gemma Elizabeth (BVSc BSc MRCVS). By profession I am a Veterinary Surgeon, but my heart lies in education. I read widely on the subject, and my special interests lie in outdoor play, the Charlotte Mason approach and Gifted children.
We have been three children, M is seven, A is five and K is two years-old.
We try to put Allah first in all aspects of our lives and live in a way pleasing to Him (swt) and our beloved Prophet (saw).
I am only human, and still learning how to be a mother and a good wife. Every household is unique and different things suit different families. I will document here what works for us, and what doesn’t!
I hope you enjoy reading my posts and seeing our photos.
I pray that this blog acts to inspire you to take a more active role in your children’s education for the sake of Allah (swt). I pray that He accepts these meager efforts of mine and forgives me for my mistakes.
In need of your duaas.
Peace and Love