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Son Acts Like a Girl In Front of the Mirror

In this counseling answer: “Honor your son’s obsession with his body – to the extent that you let him know that it normal and healthy to want a woman to want you, and that there are other men (other body types) out there competing for their affections… But, it does not stop there! While women subconsciously …

Convert Mother With Christian Daughters

In this counseling answer: “Concerning your daughters, I would advise you again to be patient. Sometimes, when we know how good something is, our natural inclination is to want those whom we love to have it as well; the problem is they may not be ready to accept it. In this case, your encouragement to …

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Long Distance Parenting

In this counseling answer: “Being far away from your daughter can also be an opportunity for you to relate to her in other ways, and create memories that she can appreciate in the future. How about sending her “love letters” every week or a postcard every week? She would love getting the mail now, and …

Why Do Our Kids Get So Nervous?

In this counseling answer: “Fill your child’s time with positive educational material and activities such as story telling and role playing. This will help attract the child’s attention and also add positively to the child’s education. Also, encourage painting (any shapes) and hang the paintings in the bedroom.” As-salamu `alaykum. Thank you my dear sister for your trust …

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My Son Is Afraid of Dying, How to Help Him?

As- Salaamu ‘alaikum You have a very precocious 10 year old! Be grateful to Allah. I would tell him that many things on this earth are “paradoxical”. Tell him that the only reality is Allah yet Allah is the One thing (for lack of a better word) we cannot see. Tell him that when …

Adopting a Child in a Non-Muslim Country

Asalaamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu, JazakAllah khairan for writing in. It is a laudable thing to care for orphans so mashaAllah this is a great thing to do bi idh nillah and there are many such children in need. The question you ask requires more of a Shari’a response which would give you the requirements you …

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When a Son Doesn't Want to be a Muslim

Wa `alaykum as-salam dear sister, Raising children with an Islamic identity is not an easy matter, whether in the Arab world or abroad, it is a challenge we have to face up to. When we raise children in an environment that fosters different principles and values to the ones we cherish, we are faced with …

To Raise Our Child as a Catholic-Muslim

As salamu ‘alaykum dear sister, First, and most importantly of all, you need scholarly advise, and I urge to re-submit your question to our Fatwa Section. I am sure you are not alone in this dilemma, as it seems to be less uncommon for a Muslim woman to marry a non-Muslim, although in Islam this is …

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I Caught My Daughter Kissing A Boy

In this counseling answer: “Tell her not to do it, that it is not what we, i.e., Muslims do, even though the non-Muslims who we live around do it. If your child is very sensitive to not displeasing you, this may be all you need to do to “nip it in the bud”.” Wa ‘alaikum …

Bashful Child: How to Help

In this counseling question: “With their father, create a happy home atmosphere, and organize social activities, such as trips. Give them the opportunity to discuss family matters and to give their opinion without interruption or belittling what they had to say. This will help the children feel important within the family. These are major steps …



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