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Daughter

Daugther Hates Anything We Stand For

In this counseling answer: “First and foremost, building a good relationship with your daughter. Second, reforming her rebellious attitude including constant argument, ingratitude, and rejecting your opinions and may be your values.” As-salamu`alaykum, My dear sister I can sense your frustration, it is so obvious through your words, I can even hear your sighs that lies within …

Islamic Calendar & Religious Occasions (For Kids)

The Islamic calendar or Hijri calendar (AH) is a lunar calendar consisting of 12 months in a year of 354 days. It is used to date events in many Muslim countries (concurrently with the Gregorian calendar), and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper days on which to observe the annual fasting, to attend …

Role Model

How to Be a Role Model Parent?

In this counseling answer: “What is worth considering is how you can give your wife the support that she needs so that she can have time to sit with you and share the learning process together. Also, you can consider, while you are at home, the ways in which you can support your wife morally …

kindness

Simple Ways to Teach Your Kids Kindness

Whoever is kind, Allah will be kind to him; therefore be kind to man on the earth. He who is in heaven will show mercy on you. ~(Abu Daud: Tirmidhi) Teaching children to be kind in today’s world where they see violence everywhere, makes it more important to instil kindness from a young age. A …

A Convert Sister: How to Raise My Children to be Muslims?

A Convert Sister: How to Raise My Children to be Muslims?

In this counseling answer: “Your daughter is at an age wherein you can still help shape her thoughts and direction. Your son, however, may need more time as he may be dealing with issues of anger, abandonment, and hurt due to the divorce which is common in some children after a divorce. Once, in sha’Allah, …

Ramadan

Are Your Children Ready for Ramadan?

Ramadan is always a very special time for Muslims all over the globe. It’s a time for closeness to our Creator, for spiritual healing, for asking for forgiveness and seeking Allah’s content with us. But sometimes we don’t really know how to make our children feel the uniqueness of this holy month; some other times …

I Shall Guard the Fingers that Hit the Keyboard

I Shall Cleanse My Heart and Guard My Tongue… As Well As My Fingers That Hit the Keyboard! Babies are often described as white canvases: innocent and mono-colored, untarnished and pure. The color, shade, or hue they finally assume comes from their surroundings — their family, extended relatives, peers, school, and the general environment that …

prayer

10 Ways to Get Your Kids Love Prayer

As Muslims, we all know the importance of Salah (prayer). It is the first thing that we will be brought to account for in front of Allah (swt), and is the most important pillar of Islam after the Shahadah. Thus, it is so important that we encourage our children to form the habit of praying, …

Raising My Kids to Be Unapologetic American Muslims

Raising My Kids to Be Unapologetic American Muslims

Growing up in North Dakota in the 1980s and 1990s, there was nobody who shared my family’s last name. “Husain? Hoooooo-sayn? You’re not related to … ?” teachers would sometimes ask. No, I would explain, I wasn’t. My name was spelled differently from the then-dictator Saddam Hussein, and, either way, it’s a very common name …

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 …



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