Posts by Selina Bakkar

A mother’s candid reflections on motherhood

By Sukaynah and amazing and inspiring mother Reflections on parenting. I could share a photo of me and the kids reading a book together. Or us being out in the garden in the sun, playing with the sand table, on the slide, pouring lentils with baby brother gazing adoringly at big sis. A super cute…

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5 things to do with mama

This is a post for the ladies and gents who were so occupied with pleasing their mothers all year round that they forgot that Mothers Day is even a thing! We have thrown in some ideas for you to choose from! Do let us know if you visit these places and tag us too! CLIFTON…

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Heartwarmers III

I recently felt a renewed sense of hope for the older generation, sometimes a generation we forget about and even take for granted. They paved the way and have supported us through the years. Many of them came to the UK when it was not as friendly and worked in the factories or started businesses.…

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International Somali Awards

Our Somali Brothers and Sisters have been making waves for a while in various sectors and it was heart warming to have organisations and individuals being celebrated for achievements to the community worldwide. There were winners in business, social work, sports, education and entertainment and a new few familiar faces such as Halima Aden!  Let’s have a…

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Be your own Hero mama!

IGNORE THAT BITCH. Every mother’s situation is different, don’t judge. It really is that simple. We do not know what is going on behind closed doors and for that matter in her mind, Motherhood can be and is challenging on both the mind and body.  Mothers, the situation you have is blessed for you in different…

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Heart warmer II

Miguel Munnlyn of Brooklyn New York shared a heartwarming moment that he witnessed on the subway in America and shared it on his personal Facebook. The post has got approximately 60,000 shares and nearly 300 comments. The boy in the picture has also thanked Miguel. ” Don’t normally do this but I had to. I snapped this picture…

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Empowerment looks different to everyone

The Burkini Ban has reminded us yet again that ’empowerment looks different to everyone’ . We’ve seen the tremendous support for the woman who was forcibly told to remove her burkini in France and that’s when the twitter storm began. We’ve even seen LBC defend the burkini and Dina Tokio let us all know what…

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Women and their inspiring words of wisdom

Meet Moga, the fashion brand that has a social mission What should sex education look like for Muslims? The Curvy Workwear Edit: TUESDAY PLUS SIZE SALE PICK UNDER £20 18 Muslim women you need to follow on Twitter #Muslimwomensday SHOP THE LOOK: @NAYXXA Muslim women are always making waves! #muslimwomensday A mother’s candid reflections on…

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