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Not Just a Packet of Cereal

As salamu ‘alaykum dear sister, Jazkaka Allahu Khayran for sharing with us your joyful experiences with your daughter. Lots of educational fun can be had with your daughter’s design. Your daughter’s design speaks much of the tarbia with which you have raised her, and may this be an inspiration for other parents, in sha ‘Allah. In fact, if there was …


Kids Struggling With Spelling Problems

As salamu `alaykum, Depending on where you live, I would imagine that standards of literacy vary from region to region like anywhere else. Along with this are aspects of status i.e. poverty which can affect ones level of literacy. Not being from the country in which you live, as an outside observer it would seem …


The Teachers Are Trying to Ruin Us

As-salamu `Alaikum, My dear child, I wonder what made you write to us. It would have better if you could approach someone who knows you well enough like a teacher to overcome the hurdle you face. Teachers! Yes, teachers, but a teacher who knows your strengths and weaknesses when it comes to learning, understanding and getting …


Muslim Teens & Hyper-Sexualized Environment

Iblis (satan) refused to participate in the ceremonial prostration towards Adam (PBUH), and was thus cursed by Allah (SWT), banished from the comfortable abode of Jannah. Humiliated and dejected, Iblis hatched a plan of revenge against Adam (PBUH) and Hawwa, luring them to the forbidden tree. After repeated waswasa (evil whisper), it worked. Our parents …

How to Deal with Terrorist Organizations

How to Deal with Terrorist Organizations?

This response is from About Islam’s archive and was originally published at an earlier date. Peace be with you Bob,  Thank you for your very polite message.  How do we deal with al-Qaeda and more recently ISIS? Well, really we need to focus on two issues: the first is the international law debate, while the …

child with study of the difficulties on white background

My Young Brother Is Struggling in School

As salamu `alaykum my daughter. You are a very caring, and diligent sister, and one day, your brother will appreciate you for your concerns, insha-Allah. Although there are many children who do quite well in the modern education system (which is only 150+ years old), equally there are children who do not for various reasons. One …

Dr. Qadhi: Humility of Scholars vs. Arrogance of the Ignorant

Dr. Qadhi: Humility of Scholars vs. Arrogance of the Ignorant

If studying knowledge makes you despise, curse, and belittle your brothers and sisters then your fanaticism towards the people shows how very little knowledge you really have! The more one studies knowledge the more humble and tolerant of other people and opinions one should become, and the more ignorant a person is the more arrogant, …

"Can I Have an Affair?" A Youth Asks the Prophet (PBUH)

"Can I Have an Affair?" A Youth Asks the Prophet (PBUH)

Imagine a young man coming to the Imam of your neighboring mosque with this strange request: “Can I get a fatwa that permits me to commit Zina (fornication/adultery)?” What kind of response will he receive? I think that shocked and angry reproach is the most likely reaction of the attendees and the Imam; you would …

Solving Family Problems with Love

Solving Family Problems with Love

This short video takes a quick look at problem solving within family; between spouses, parents and children. Whether spouses were unable to address struggles or parents failed to play roles one thing was certain; loving communication is key solution. Love is verified when sacrifice is required; true love is tested when your spouse or child …

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