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When to Start Feeding Your Baby Solid Foods?

When to Start Feeding Your Baby Solid Foods?

In this counseling answer: “Around 9 months old, the baby will be willing to either transition to a bottle, or, like my first baby, just start using a cup. When the baby gets a few teeth, you can put some soft cooked broccoli, or vegetables, or other healthy food chopped up into small bites on …


When to Stop Nursing a Child?

In this counseling answer: •If a child continues wanting mother’s milk, it is usually because the child is still in need of it either physiologically or emotionally. •To disrupt this need because one feels the child is “too old” is more likely to have a negative impact on the bonding relationship between the mother and child, …

Building My Baby's Good Personality: How?

In this counseling answer: •Just pray and gently set your baby next to you each time he or she crawls on you during your prayer. As soon as your baby can walk, your baby will want to copy you. •Read a little Quran daily as a habit, try reading it out loud.  Just read and …

Techniques to Shape Your Children’s Behavior

I would suggest that whenever you talk to your son, ask him to repeat to you what he has understood from the conversation and that will also help him to remember and let you know that he understands what you want from him in sha’ Allah.

How to Deal With A Spoiled Child?

In this counseling answer: •Enroll him in nursery school, at least part-time.  As he has no siblings this experience could be beneficial and provide him with structure, social skills as well as the opportunity to make new friends. •At home, please do set up tighter boundaries for his behaviors and try to have his time structured …


My 4-Year-Old Niece is Interested in Private Parts

In this counseling answer: •She is learning what the difference is between being a boy and being a girl. At this age, the only difference is anatomy. And anatomy is all she has to go by. •The “way she is thinking” is pure. Clean up your own mind, so that you can assist her and …


My Son Is Attached to His Nanny

In this counseling answer: •To build an attachment with your baby, try to send your nanny to visit a friend of yours or a relative one weekend, and spend this time with your baby by yourself, feeding him and playing with him. •In the beginning, this might be hard for both you and your baby, but …

Sassy, Daughter

What to Do With My Sassy Daughter?

In this counseling answer: •All the children start to come up with silly behavior to attract attention to themselves. So, the mother should control her temper when her daughter does something silly. •Talk to her as a responsible person, befriend her daughter, observe a good diet for her, control what TV programs she watches.  As-salamu …

How Can I Help My Child with Nightmares?

The best age to introduce religious concepts is still controversial amongst the specialists. However, concepts of evil and the hidden should not be introduced early.


MY 3-Year-Old Son Discovers Himself

In this counseling answer: •It is perfectly normal for a child of his age to explore and play with himself—so please do not worry. •It is also perfectly normal for some children his age to have an erection as you describe; this is purely a physical act and there is nothing abnormal about it. •Don’t become …

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