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Young Muslim Teacher Wins Maryland Students Hearts

MARYLAND – Joining the staff at a Maryland school as Chemistry teachers, Hena Shami has quickly become popular among the youths, promoting diversity and sharing with them her Islamic culture, Carroll County Times reported. “I was so nervous [on my first day last year],” Shami told the Times in an interview early Thursday morning. “I …

Son, Demands

Cannot Afford the Demands of Our Teen Son

In this counseling answer: •Children are often the barometer for what’s happening in the family, so if the children are having problems of a social, emotional, or psychological nature, it is often due to something that is not working within the larger family system. •Your husband and you need to be on the same page …

Husband's Sons Are Very Stubborn, What to Do?

In this counseling answer: Stubborn teens is a very common problem facing  most of the parents, the counselor advises the sister that she needs to know that kids’ soul and body belong to Allah, not us, so our job is to just make sure we do our job right, and the rest is in Allah’s hand! The …

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Ready to Kick My Son Out of the House

In this counseling answer: •We want to caution you about setting the standards so high and so unachievable that you could be setting up your children for failure. It is natural for each child to have a different personality and a different outlook on life. •Your son neither sounds as though he has a psychological …

Hang out

I'm 19 and Not Allowed to Hang Out with Friends!

 In this counseling answer: • Talk to them as if they are your friends because, at this age, they are supposed to be your friends as well as your parents. • Respectfully ask them what is their reasoning for not wanting you to have any social time. • You may wish to bring a trusted third party …

shouting

Shouting at My Children all the Time, I Need Help!

In this counseling answer: •Find out what is going on with them so you can address their needs! •Help them by crafting your conversations with them to draw out what they need from you – not you telling them what to do. •Let them know that you will have the last say if you cannot agree, but …

Youth Conference: Muslim Teens to Tackle Mental Health, Addiction

LONDON, Ontario – A local mosque in London, Ontario, is hosting the second event on Saturday, Sunday to off Muslim youth a platform to tackle stigmatization, mental health, and addiction, CBC reported. “They want to talk about them. They want someone to support them with these subjects,” Mayssa Elsayegh, the youth coordinator at the London …

Disobedient

How to Deal with My Disobedient Daughter?

In this counseling answer: •You may also want to explain to her that as a young adult now, she has increased responsibilities for her actions. In discussing her swearing and disrespect, you may want to ask her if she speaks to her friends in such a manner as well as remind her of her Islamic …

Patents Frightens me

What My Parents Are Doing Frightens Me

In this counseling answer: •Speak to them kindly and perhaps let them know that you are sharing your feelings to help keep your family unified. •Or you can try to speak to a family member or respected community member whom your dad and mum may respect and listen to. Salam ‘Alaykum, My dear sister, may …

Prayer

The Prayer Not Allowed In My School

In this counseling answer: •We suggest you gather the other Muslims in the school and write a letter to the administration stating your request to be able to pray during class time. •You will have to explain to the administration that daily prayers are obligatory just like the Friday prayer is obligatory. •Be polite in your approach …



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