Author Archives: qatheworld

About qatheworld

I review various and sundry items of life, thereby helping you to seek out positive new experiences and escape the less savory. I also perform a quality review of the other issues encountered in my general life.

Lemon Poppyseed Muffin in a Mug – with True Lemon

Some years back, I discovered a chocolate “cake in a cup” recipe online to make a one-serving (or two, if you have a friend handy) instant cake in the microwave. Chocolate cake in a cup was SOOO good, that for the longest time I could see no reason to pursue any other cake-in-a-cup flavor. After all, when chocolate cake is constantly, instantly, available, why would I ever eat any other flavor of cake? But recently, I was again lamenting the local unavailability of lemon poppyseed muffins, and it occurred to me that cake in a cup didn’t have to be just cake… Continue reading

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How to Teach Your Child Salat

The “Teaching Your Child Salat” series: I’ve made a collection of posts about our own process that I used to teach my son salat, in hopes that it may help others as well.

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You have been warned about reading this book. Now you can read it.

I don’t often review adult books, in part because I hate reading “spoilers” about books. The other part is, I read a huge number of books and the idea of giving them equal attention in reviews is daunting. It’s one of … Continue reading

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Advice: How do I tell my husband I think he has Asperger’s?

Recently, one of my much-appreciated readers posted a question on my post about Asperger’s on Parenthood. It was a question that I thought had broad appeal so I wanted to highlight it in its own blog post here! anonymous asked: “Thank you for this post. About five months ago a therapist suggested to me that perhaps my husband has Asperger’s…. If he does have Asperger’s, will finding out at this point make him feel better or worse, and any suggestions for how to bring it up without sounding accusatory and superior?” Continue reading

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Fluevog Shoe and Company Review

My relationship with Fluevog shoes got off to a bumpy start. I first learned about Fluevog from Rania’s blog at FashFaith.com highlighting some delightfully unique “Victorian style” shoes (check out her post here for some drool worthy shoes from a … Continue reading

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