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Naptime is Sacred was created to share the stories of AMAZING Muslim Women to motivate and inspire women to take time outside of their responsibilities to do things that allow them to have their own interest, passions and personal growth.

Naptime is Sacred was created to share the stories of AMAZING Muslim Women to motivate and inspire women to take time outside of their responsibilities to do things that allow them to have their own interest, passions and personal growth.
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Naptime is Sacred was created to share the stories of AMAZING Muslim Women to motivate and inspire women to take time outside of their responsibilities to do things that allow them to have their own interest, passions and personal growth.




Episode 34 with Idil Farah Nutritionist Fast Don't Feast

Idil Farah is a Nutritionist who is passionate about helping women focus on eating nourishing and regenerating foods that promote health. Her approach is not confined to food and is more of a holistic one. I try to help my clients reach optimum health by bringing balance back to all the different areas of their life. Idil and I discussed her holistic lifestyle and how she learned to heal her gut with nutrients. Ramadan Is here and she shares how she has prepared for it a month in advance...


Episode 33 with Roun Said: Positive and Gentle Parenting

Episode 33 with Roun Said Positive and Gentle Parenting Whether you're a parent now or inshaAllah will be one in the future Roun shares her advice and tips on how to have a great impact on our children's life now so that they are resilient Positive adults later. * What Is positive/gentle parenting * Why is it so important * How to use this method from your toddlers to teenagers. * Rouns tips and advice on becoming a THerapist/ Health Coach. * Bonus Rapidfire * Roun Said, M.S.Ed, LPCC is a...


Episode 32 With Guest Nobera Chowdhury Counsellor and Life Coach: Emotional Self-care.

Episode 32 With Guest Nobera Chowdhury Counsellor and Life Coach: Emotional Self-care. Nobera Chowdhury is a Counsellor and Life Coach. She assists stressed, unhappy, burnt out Muslim women who want to discover a way to manage their anxiety, frustration, and feelings of depression by taking charge of their life so they can build a life and the relationships that they dream of. She is also the co-author of an ebook called, "From Burnout to Bliss: A Muslim Woman's Guide to Self Care". She...


Episode 31 with guest Papatia Feauxzar Author of The Ducktrinors (Book I & Book II)

Recently I was able to review 'The Ducktrinors Books 1 And 2 'YA. It was a nice change to read a YA book for Muslims, it had a lot of Islamic history and tradition but also addressed some of the issues that Young Muslims are facing in today's Society. As a mom of pre-teens Its exciting to finally have books for their age group and older. Papatia Feauxzar is an American author, barista, and publisher of West African descent living in Dallas, Texas with her son and husband. She holds a...


Episode 30 with Sumaira Zaheer: Being honest about motherhood: The good, the bad, and the ugly.

Topic: Being honest about motherhood: The good, the bad, and the ugly After 12 years of being a mother, I have realized that society only wants to hear about the ups of motherhood but they could actually care less about it. And as women, we have adapted to it. Our classic answer when asked how we are doing and how motherhood is treating us fine, its great, it's so amazing. but in reality, we haven't gone to the bathroom alone in years, slept for more than 2 hours at a time in ages or had a...


Destigmatizing Mental Health In The Muslim Community

Saadia Z. Yunus, MA, LMFT is a licensed marriage and family therapist and certified clinical trauma professional. She earned her Masters degree in marriage and family therapy summa cum laude from Hofstra University in New York. She has extensive experience working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. Her passion is to engage with people on a personal level to uplift them into discovering the best version of themselves and living life based on their principles and values. In...


Episode 26 Muslim Women In S.T.E.M With Sobia Hussain A Creative Entrepreneur

This week's Episode with Sobia Hussian from The Olive Tree Soap company is unlike the previous episodes of the Muslim Women In S.T.E.M because Sobia is not in a traditional S.T.E.M. field she is a creative entrepreneur and homeschooling mom who loves S.T.E.M. and found her own way to be a part of this movement of Women in Stem. Sobia's soap making takes a lot of knowledge, hard work, and creativity not to mention careful calculations and mixing ingredients to make the perfect all Natural...


Episode 25 Author Interview with Shoohada Khanom Author of 'Kamillah The Butterfly

Shoohada Khanom is British Muslim Author and mom. She has four books coming out today and mashallah we got a chance to discuss her First Book 'Kamillah The Butterfly'on the podcast. I got to read Kamillah the butterfly and I really loved the message of the book, that we all look different and change but we are all beautiful and this message was specially sent home for the kids because it tied in how Allah created us all in different colors and sizes. As a Muslim mom always in search of...


Episode 24 Muslim Women In S.T.E.M. with Sana Ahmed-Math Teacher

Thank you tuning into another S.T.E.M. Episode on the Naptime Is Sacred Podcast. This is part 4 and Masha Allah it was so fun speaking with Sana Ahmed. We met ages ago when she came to Dallas to take the Bayyinah program and she shared her story with us on the podcast. Sana was born and raised in Springfield, Ohio. she has lived there her entire life except for the 10 months that she went to the Bayyinah Dream Program to study Arabic. Sana graduated from Wittenberg University in 2015 with...


Episode 23 Muslim Women In S.T.E.M. With Reharna Space and Mechanical Engineering

New Episode Part 3 of the Muslim Women in S.T.E.M. Series It was really great to be able to speak with Reharna about her love of Space Engineering. She shared a lot of great tips and advice. Reharna is a graduate of BEng Aerospace Engineering with Astronautics and Space Technology and was awarded a scholarship from the International Space University, France, which she had to decline. She was also awarded a scholarship for MSc Masters in Mechanical Engineering which she accepted and has...


Episode 22 Muslim Women in S.T.E.M. with Sadaf Ahmed S.T.E.M. Education and Information Technology

Hi everyone, I have edited this episode since our recording Sadaf has left her position as Manager of STEM Solutions. *Sadaf Ahmed is a Former Manager of STEM Solutions, Robokids. You can listen on Apple Podcast, SoundCloud, Stitcher, Google play and at Part 2 Sadaf Is a self-motivated individual with over 7 years of diversified experience in the field of Product Development, Project Management, MIS, Corporate Training and STEM education. She is an energetic and a...


Episode 21: Muslim Women In S.T.E.M. Amina Jama: Biochemist

We’re really excited to be able to share this series with you. Women make up about 24% of the workers in S.T.E.M. Fields and within in that small amount of women is a smaller amount of Muslim Sisters. These ladies have accomplished some much in their education and work fields that its hard for me to put into words but you will get a chance to hear their stories in this series. Stay tuned every week for the next 5 weeks inshaAllah to hear all about the amazing work they do. Part 1: Amina...


Ramadan Giveaway

I’m so excited to be doing a Ramadan Giveaway I’ll be giving away a copy of The Productive Muslim By Mohammed Faris founder of this amazing book provides a practical framework that helps Muslims lead a productive lifestyle spiritually, physically, and socially. ----- U.S. & Canada only The rules for this giveaway 1. Follow me on Instagram @naptimeissacred 2. Tag 3 friends 3. Leave a suggestion of a fabulous muslimah that I should have on the podcast. ------ The winner...


020 - My Ramadan so far

Article by Zeba Khan Podcast Links and Social Media Podcast Direct listen links and social media: iTunes: Soundcloud: Google Play: Stitcher: Website: Social media: Facebook: Instagram:...


019 - Hind Adeagbo from Healing With Hind

**Disclaimer** Please Consult Your Doctor and a religious leader for guidance for any health related questions and advice pertaining to fasting and The month of Ramadan. Hind Adeagbo is a transformational coach for mothers and women who want to stop putting themselves at the bottom of the list. She helps them heal their bodies, replenish their relationships, and welcome love and abundance back into their lives. Hind currently runs a membership site, Healing With Hind, where she teaches,...


018 - Amran Abdi Author of 'The Rainbow Hijab'

Amran Abdi is young Somali mother and childcare educator by profession. She has recently self-published her first children’s book 'The Rainbow Hijab’ It follows the tale of a young girl named Amira who upon losing her hijab uncovers the value her colorful companion holds. It boosts the morale of young muslim girls and in addition to clears up misconceptions surrounding the hijab. We spoke about: *Why Amran decided to write a children’s book. *Her experience learning about self-publishing...


017 - Hena Zuberi: Wife, Mom, Writer, Activist

The purpose of Nap Time is Sacred is to share stories of amazing Muslim women. We hope to inspire and motivate women to pursue their own passions and personal growth. All of the Guests of the Naptime Is Sacred Podcast have taught us, inspired us, and motivate us to do just that, and this episode is no different. Hena Zuberi has outlined some excellent points on how to live your life in service to your children but also how to lead by example and teach your children to be in service to...


016 Author Halima Hagi Mohamed Discusses Her New Book Amilah

Episode 16 Interview with Halima Hagi-Mohamed a young Somali- American Author I'm so excited to share this episode with you guys, i love to read new books and had the chance to read a book called Amilah by a young Somali American sister named Halima Hage-Mohamed. Halima was born in Nairobi, Kenya to Somali parents. She has been writing since the age of twelve. She got her start on story sharing site, Wattpad. From there she began creating stories for Facebook with her sister. She enjoys...


015 Homeschooling with Hana from Pepper and Pine

I had the pleasure of interviewing Hana from the Pepper and Pine website and YouTube channel on the show and we had a great conversation about Her homeschool journey, Tips for parents who are considering home schooling, The challenges of homeschool and being a parent Her Youtube Channels Pepper and Pine as well as Homeschooling for Muslims. Her love of crafting and incorporating it into homeschooling What Hana has coming up in the next few months Here is where you can find Hana and all the...


014 - Thyroid Health with Nour Zibdeh

Some of you may know that for the past few years I’ve been sick on and off. Recently, I found out that it was due to having Auto Immune Hypothyroid. On this episode i had the pleasure of interviewing Nour Zibdeh, a Registered Dietitian and Functional Nutritionist who helps women lose weight, overcome thyroid and digestive conditions, and eliminate food sensitivities, migraines, headaches, and chronic fatigue. She has a practice in Virginia and offers individual coaching programs online....