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How to Deal with Sibling Rivalry?

In this counseling answer: •It would be most helpful if you could ask your daughter how she really feels about her brother in order to see if the problem is one of sibling rivalry. •Explain to your daughter that you realize that you have not been treating her unfairly (honesty is the best policy when …

Our Children and Porn... Some Useful Tips

Our Children and Porn... Some Useful Tips

According to studies the average age of first exposure to pornography is 9 years old. As parents we should understand that it is not possible to fully protect our children from this problem. It is however possible to diminish the exposure. Exposure to Porn? Prepare, Plan and Protect This interesting and informative video gives tips …

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 …

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I'm Losing My Temper With My Children, Help Me!

In this counseling answer: •Allow the children a time-limited break when they come home from school such as 30 minutes to get a snack, go to the restroom and to wind down •After the break, set the children in the same area each day to complete homework. You may want to keep them within your …

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Raising a Human

Before marriage, all potential parents dream of their honorable offspring and vow on how they will be raising a strong personality or even a hero. Many mothers decide not to work in order to be there for their children. Then, their dream comes true and reality steps in. They are truly blessed with a wonderful …

Many Difficulties in Raising My Children in the West, Help!

In this counseling answer: Attending local activities in the local community will introduce them to other Muslim children who will share the same values. Educating them about Islam and ensuring good Islamic practice at home will support you in accomplishing this. Additionally, you could tell them to invite their friends around sometime so that you …

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8 Tips to Make Your Child Happy (Watch)

When it comes to children, parents nowadays think of good education, health, success, skills…etc. But What about happiness? Did you ask yourself before if you’ve been raising your child to be happy? Here, we give you some tips on how to raise a happy child.   1- Get Happy Yourself Happy parents are more likely …

Kids

No Time for the Kids

As-Salamu `Alaykum sister,  Thanks for your concern about developing your children’s skills. It’s a continuous task and can be done in your everyday life with different activities. The whole thing with cleaning the home, cooking, baby care and helping with homework routine should be managed and set in a time table. You don’t have to do …

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Are Muslim Men Not Obligated to Raise Their Children?

Salam (Peace) Amy, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Keep Islam and Muslims Distinct In Your Mind It is a sad fact that many Muslims in the world today, even the ones who devoutly practice Islam, do not always act upon all the aspects of the religion. Many times, their country’s culture seeps …

Ken Robinson

'Why Do Schools Kill Creativity?' Sir Ken Robinson on Education Revolution

Sir Ken Robinson, a leading thinker on creativity and education, has studied our models of education and their effect on societies around the world. His ideas about education, and how to change it, have resonated across cultures and audiences. Robinson believes that the current systems of mass education are outmoded, too standardized, and stifle true …



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