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Parenting

Meeting the Challenge of Parenting in the West

In this counseling answer: •Use the true, proper Islamic methods of training for children upbringing. •Always have good and sound communication with the child •Get actively involved at the child’s school. •Get actively involved with the Muslim community, where the child can have a much better opportunity to meet other Muslim children of his age …

10 Tips on How to Deal with Misbehaving Kids

Have you ever felt helpless in front of a little kid trying to control his/her misbehavior and teach them how to behave? There are too many reasons why a child might misbehave. For example, he might be searching for independence, lacking social skills, wanting attention, expressing negative emotions or simply copying others. In this Info …

7 Tips on Talking to Kids About Homosexuality

7 Tips on Talking to Kids About Homosexuality

“Homosexuality has gained greater acceptance as an “alternative lifestyle” in the last 10 to 20 years in North America. Public school sex education, under the rubric of “Family Life Education” generally teaches an acceptance of homosexuality, a respect and/or tolerance for it. As is the case with sex education in general, there is little to …

Halloween: Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat! Or You Got a Third Option?

As October comes to an end, we are surrounded with jack-o-lanterns and ghost filled yards. From Trick or Treat to a parade, it is an event, which attracts young Muslims significantly. Even as simple as walking into the grocery shop becomes difficult, for these celebrations are very prominent and promoted in the west. Being unaware …

The Education Quandary: Private or Public Schools?

The Education Quandary: Private or Public Schools?

Editor’s Note: In this two-part series, the writer is trying to analyze different education options for Muslim families living in Western countries. In the  previous part, she talked about the pros and cons of  homeschooling and Islamic schools. In this part, she explores public and private schools. Public School Pros:  An obvious advantage of public …

The Education Quandary - A Guide for Parents in the West

The Education Quandary - A Guide for Parents in the West

Parenthood requires making innumerable complex decisions.  One of the most pressing and crucial choices that parents must make is where — and how — to educate their children. Today, parents have more options for schooling than previous generations had.  Public schools, private secular schools, and Islamic schools are available in many cities. In addition, mothers …

What Parents & Teens Should Know About Self-Harm

I was 13 years old when I first took the razor to my arm and slashed it over and over again. I was being bullied. I didn’t fit in. I didn’t do drugs. I didn’t drink. I didn’t have a boyfriend. I didn’t want to do any of those things. I wanted to study and …

Islamic Schools & Tuition Fees: US Muslim Parents Make Tough Choices

NEW YORK – Autumn marks a time when US Muslim students and their parents settle into the school year. Shifts into Fall studies are the result of careful preparation and some hard decision making by Muslim parents, who must assess and decide on optimal education options for their children. Some parents choose to send their …

Sex

Sex & Our Muslim Youth: There's Much to Be Done

The topic of sex has universal appeal. Sex is portrayed daily in various forms directly or indirectly in newspapers, magazines, cinemas, and in conversations between people. The topic of sex conjures images of sexuality, promiscuity, lewdness, adultery, fornication, pornography, rape, teenage pregnancies, pedophilia, gays, sexually transmitted diseases, contraceptives, abortions, and HIV/AIDS. Yet somehow, despite the …



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