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School Homework Could Be Effortless!!

The traditional scene in manyhomes is the daily quarrel and nagging about completing the child’s homework. Mothers complain all the time about how they spend hours of their precious lifetime tryingto reinforce their children to complete their assignments. The mothers’ sacrifice could reach the extent of not going out nor doing any personal requirement just …

Children Watch Animal Slaughtering

Children Watch Animal Slaughtering on Eid, Is It OK?

In this counseling answer: •I would assess your child’s knowledge of Eid Al-Adha, experiences with hearing or glimpsing previous sacrifices as well as discussing with them how they may respond emotionally. •This is also a good time to discuss the history and significance Eid-Al-Adha, and the importance of obedience to Allah SWT. •You may also …

Kids Eid Al-Adha

Teaching Our Kids About Eid Al-Adha

In this counseling answer: •Instead of telling our kids about Prophet Ibrahim and his story, why not ask them to go and search for informationabout Prophet Ibrahim. To have this done in a safe way, we have to give them some supervision time. •Let him/her come up with Eid Nasheeds and choose one either to …

How to Prepare Kids Mentally for Hajj?

How to Prepare Kids Mentally for Hajj?

In this counseling answer: •Your children will have plenty of time to perfect their prayers and to learn good Muslim manners and the religion ofIslam. Hajj can be an experience that firmly sets an opening within the heart and soul of your children. •SING! I actually listened to the YouTube song about the99 names of …

How to Cope with Child Loss

How to Cope with Child Loss

One of the greatest tests that one may go through is child loss. Perhaps it is the most distressing moment for a parent when he/she helplessly sees his/her kid passing away. It could be a devastating experience that turn’s one’s life upside down. How to deal with such a critical situation? Sheikh Omar Suleiman answers …

How to Avoid the Charm of Junk Food Ads on Kids?

How to Avoid the Charm of Junk Food Ads on Kids?

In this counseling answer: •Children may see ads on TV or in the supermarket, but parents still have control over what they are eating for a long time. Use this control to purchase the best foods for them and provide them with only healthy choices at home. If you don’t buy it and have it …

Ramadan: Blessing or Deprivation?

Ramadan: Blessing or Deprivation?

In this counseling answer: “Many mothers and fathers want their children to deeply internalize Ramadan, as they do, and forget the age difference. I think that concentrating on making Ramadan a warm, positive, and happy experience in the whole house is a priority. We should not expect young children to feel or practice the worship …

When Your Child Finds Ramadan Painful

When Your Child Finds Ramadan Painful

In this counseling answer: •Any decision should be based on thechild’s physical abilities, age, and whether it is the first year to fast or not. •It is important to give a child a fillingsahurjust before dawn to minimize any need to eat during the day and to ensure that the child won’t find it a …

Exams, My Kids, and Ramadan

Exams, My Kids, and Ramadan

In this counseling answer: •A young child (7 to 10 years) should not be expected to fast every day. (However, if the child strongly wants to do so, I would encourage it.) So, it would not be wrong to have the child not fast on a day when there is a test or exam. •You …

Mosque Offers Free Bikes for Kids Who Pray at Mosque This Ramadan - About Islam

Mosque Offers Free Bikes for Kids Who Pray at Mosque This Ramadan

A mosque in Kelantan, Malaysia, has promised free bikes for children who attend prayer all through the holy month of Ramadan, New Straits Times reported. “Those who show a full attendance for the Subuh, Maghrib and Isyak prayers will be given a bicycle,” said senior imam Ustaz Baharin Yusoff of Mahmudi Mosque, located in front …



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