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  • Early Childhood: The Best Period to Build Faith

    The early years— we do not exaggerate if we say the early moments— of the child’s life are the best and most important periods to build up the aspects of faith in the child and instill the creed of Tawheed (Islamic Monotheism) and knowing Allah, the Almighty, in him. Therefore, the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) instructed.. More

  • The Intelligent Educator

    One day in the school Faris rushed to the headmaster’s room and entered hurriedly without seeking permission, for the matter was serious and needed to be addressed urgently. He cried at the top of his voice, “Sir! Sir! I have to tell you about something of great importance.” The headmaster sat straight in his chair and paid great.. More

  • The parent-child relationship in Islam

    The parent-child relationship in Islam Islam’s general approach to children may be summarized in a few principles. First, it is a divine injunction that no child may become the cause of harm to the parents. A. The child’s rights: The parent’s duties Allah, The Exalted, Says (what means): “Mothers may breastfeed their.. More

  • Smile to Make Your Children Happy

    The following are some lines from the diary of a child speaking about his happy childhood, "My father was always cheerful and his smile never left his face, even in the most difficult situations. This smile meant a great deal to us as it revealed how much our father loves us. This smile used to force us to behave properly and avoid mistakes so.. More

  • My daughter and the inaccessible fort

    Like a wonderful butterfly and a beautiful flower, she joyously moves here and there, creating an atmosphere of happiness and pleasure. Whenever I see her, my heart and eyes fill with great delight. Once, she had a fever because of a sore throat -- a common childhood disease -- which made her little body become feverish. Her temperature kept rising.. More

  • Common Mistakes in Raising Children

    Having difficulty dealing with children has become a widespread phenomenon. Many parents seem to be quite at loss when it comes to enforcing good morals in their children. Research has shown that some parents use fruitless styles to achieve this goal. There are certain common mistakes parents make in bringing up their children -- both boys and girls... More

  • Milestones on the path of dutifulness to parents

    There is no doubt that parents play an effective role in preventing their children from being undutiful. As it is known that prevention is better than cure, we advise noble parents who play the greatest role in this important process, to prepare youth and prevent them from being undutiful. The family is the first incubator where the adolescent grows.. More

  • Relate Ka‘b's Story to Your Child

    My friend: What is the story of Ka‘b and how can I relate it? I: Don't you know the story of Ka‘b, my friend? It is one of the most effective stories which will help your child stop lying. My friend: How? I: Stories have a profound impact on changing bad behavior into upright behavior, and even adults themselves love to listen to stories.. More

  • Parents: Precious Blessings in our Life

    Allah, The Almighty, has made our parents the cause of our existence and made them the source of providing us with unparalleled love and a sound upbringing. However, when we grow up, we tend to forget the period of our infancy and childhood and disregard their efforts. What ingratitude can be worse than this? The very least we can do for our parents.. More

  • The Virtue of Nurturing Girls - II

    Consider, may Allah have mercy upon you, how Allah The Almighty mentions houses in relation to women in three occasions in His Book, despite the fact that these houses (in most cases) belong to their guardians. Allah The Almighty Says (what means): • {And remember what is recited in your houses of the verses of Allah and wisdom.} [Quran 33:34] •.. More

  • The Virtue of Nurturing Girls - I

    This article in its two parts, Allah willing, will be about a righteous good deed, and whoever performs it perfectly, according to its required conditions, will attain three things: First: he will be veiled from Hell and never enter it. Second: on the Day of the Greatest Terror, (i.e. the Day of Judgment), he will be gathered in the company of the.. More

  • Our Children after Ramadan

    Taamir and Afnaan sat with their parents in the living room having their lunch after Ramadan and ‘Eed had passed. Afnaan said to her father, "My father, why does Ramadan come only once?" The father replied, "I feel that you are attached to this blessed month, Afnaan." Taamir immediately said, "Yes, my father, we were competing.. More

  • Constitution of the Muslim Home

    The Muslim home is based on a number of principles and rules that govern it and regulate life in it. These rules make the Muslim home distinctive as they are derived from the noble Quran, the Sunnah of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, the life of the Companions, may Allah be pleased with them, and the life of the Taabi‘oon(the.. More

  • Controlling anger: an essential skill for educators - II

    Keep your energy for construction not destruction: If a person does not control himself in critical situations and surrenders to the dictates of anger and strong agitation, he will find himself consuming an enormous quantity of his inner energy, which is supposed to be exploited in the process of construction, education, teaching, constructive dialogue,.. More

  • Controlling Anger: An Essential Skill for Educators - I

    A US TV channel presented a series on the views of children on the way in which their parents discipline them. The channel hosted some intelligent children who are able to articulate their views clearly and strongly every week, and in doing so, they would ask them a set of questions. In one of the episodes, a mother listened to her child on the television.. More