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Mother

My Job Is a Full-time Mother

British author, George Orwell, once said, “We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.”As true as this may have been during Orwell’s lifetime—he died in 1950—it seems even more so in our contemporary discussions about the importance of motherhood. Why is it …

Barren

Punished With Being Barren?

As-salamu `alaikum, Dear sister, I am deeply touched by your inquiry. I ask Allah’s guidance as I attempt to reach out to you across these distances and through these words. I am so terribly sorry for the losses that you have suffered; they are surely very heart-wrenching experiences leaving you unsure about whether there is …

abortion

Stories of Muslim Women Who Had Abortions

With regards to Muslim women, there is almost no detailed information regarding their experiences with abortion. The sole study available online that focuses specifically on Muslim women is found through the official journal of the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

breastfeeding

Will You Continue Breastfeeding While Fasting?

Many mothers will make the choice to fast while breastfeeding during Ramadan. Even so many will still have concerns for themselves and for their infants. As Ramadan draws nearer, I find the question most frequently asked on various mother and child support groups is, will I be able to fast and breastfeed my child? These …

baby

Your Baby and the Power of Touch

I remember when my niece was born some fifteen years ago and I was exposed to the age-old tradition of infant massage. My mother religiously went every morning to bathe her granddaughter and massage her the way she had learned from her mother-in-law. As an inquisitive young adult, I was fascinated by this and made …

abortion

Sometimes Islam Says Yes to Abortion

Editor’s Note: In the first part of this series, the writer explained the meaning of abortion and highlighted the various attitudes towards it in many countries around the world . In this part, she explains the rulings related to abortion according to Islamic law Juristic Permission for Abortion What constitutes ‘legitimate reason’ for an abortion, whether in the …

Unconditional Love

Where Is My Unconditional Love For Daughter?

As-salamu `alaykum, Your question was a little difficult to understand but I will do my best to respond, in sha’ Allah. From your question, it sounds that you are concerned because you find yourself with stronger feelings of love toward your younger child than your older child. You don’t like this and you want to …

Mother

Busy Mother Doing Nothing

As-salamu `alaykum sister. Al-hamdu lillah that you have recognized your lifestyle to be a problem. At the end of the day, all and nothing is displayed on the T.V. screen stealing away your valued participation in life. One can only take a guess as to how this has come about as there is not enough …

mom

Mom for the First Time

Lying on the beach, taking a sunbath, and enjoying the view of the turquoise sea and the clear blue sky, I lay relaxed as the breeze moves through my lounge while I read a romantic novel. Suddenly, I hear yelling and screaming. I get out of bed at 3:00 am, and reach out to my …



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