Kimberly Ben is a busy freelance writer, work-at-home mother of four and the creator of Muslimahs Working at Home , a blog featuring advice, tips and resources to help Muslim women achieve creative and financial independence and balance in the home through halal home-based business ventures. You can also find her on Twitter @WorkingMuslimah, and Facebook.
These days it seems like everyone and her mother has a blog. There are literally thousands of blogs on the web covering a myriad of topics. Some have been regularly updating for years, while others have long since been left to the wayside. Even with so many blogs on the Internet, as a writer you [...]
If you’re serious about earning an income as a freelance writer, knowing what not to do is just as important as knowing what to do. Mistakes will happen, especially in the early days as you start your writing career, but some mistakes are harder to bounce back from. Avoiding these errors could result in working [...]
Each year Muslims all over the world eagerly anticipate the arrival of Ramadhan. Ramadhan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar when Muslims everywhere abstain from eating, drinking and other physical needs to reap the rewards of this blessed month. It’s no surprise that children are also excited about the arrival of this month. [...]
It’s Ramadhan and you’ve been dutifully spending the month fasting, praying, reading Qur’an and doing all you can to earn Allah’s favor during this most blessed month. Your body has adjusted to long stretches between meals and late nights spent in prayer when unexpectedly (or unexpectedly as the case may be) you get your period. [...]
Prior to the start of Ramadan, my 10 year old daughter asked me to help her come up with a plan for the month. She suffers from a chronic health condition, Hemoglobin SC Disease, which prevents her from fasting . She was concerned about missing out on the opportunity to fast along with everyone else [...]
Muslim and Non-Muslim women often approach me with questions about how to get started as a freelance writer. As with any small business (because selling your writing in exchange for pay is essentially a business), there is a lot of hard work involved; there’s no standard, easy-to-follow blueprint for success. If you’re willing to put [...]