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  • Beating the Child

    “My children do not listen to anything I say. What should I do? Although I know that it is a wrong method, I usually scold and beat my children. I usually feel angry with them and then with myself. I can not bear this type of life; there must be another solution.” With these words, the sighs of the hopeless father who beats his children.. More

  • The mother of my child

    I'm not a mother. But I've been blessed with a great one for almost a quarter century. That's education enough, at least for one thing: Choosing a partner who embodies the top four qualities I believe a mother must have to help their Muslim children, in the words of the Quran (which mean), {"He made her grow in a good manner…"} [Quran.. More

  • The significance of obedience to parents

    Islam builds a family in which prevails mutual respect and care. Parents and children in Islam are bound together by mutual obligations and reciprocal arrangements. Allah Says (what means): “…No mother should be harmed through her child, and no father through his child…” [Quran 2: 233] The Quran has made it compulsory for.. More

  • Nourish Your Child's Body and Mind

    As parents, we try to protect our children from anything and everything that we feel may harm them. We warn them of the dangers of strangers; we teach them the importance of safety on the playground and during other outdoor activities; we caution them about crossing the street. But how much care and concern do we have about their nutrition and the food.. More

  • How to teach our kids Tawheed

    When we want to teach our kids Tawheed (i.e. Islamic monotheism) should we have to read classical texts and books in this regard? No, this is not needed in the early stages of their lives because this requires long hours of attentiveness and hard work, which is difficult for children. Later in life, one can do so when their level of comprehension.. More

  • Be a Logical and Motivating Parent

    Father: I told you to clean your room.‎ Child: But I don't know how to do that! Father: I said clean the room! Don't you understand? Does ‎this need any explanation? ‎You are old enough and you ‎can do this by yourself. If you clean your room, I will buy you ‎whatever you ‎like. ‎ Child: ‎Really, Dad? ‎ Father:.. More

  • Kids listen to our every deed

    How many times have you told your kids to change their clothes/brush their teeth/do their homework/or anything else for that matter? There is really no right answer because there is really no limit to the number of times we have to ask our kids to do something. For most of us, this is a normal part of our daily lives. We ask, and ask, and ask, and.. More

  • The importance of reading to your child

    By reading to our children we not only teach them that learning is fun, we show them by our own example. Allah Almighty Says (what means): “…Allah will raise those who have believed among you and those who were given knowledge, by degrees…”[Quran 58: 11] While it is true that the knowledge that is referenced to in the.. More

  • Combating Fear Among Our Children - II

    A Dialogue with a Teacher After the lesson was over, the mother of Hasan and Husayn went quickly to the teacher and thanked her for that knowledge, and asked her to give her some time to speak with her, and she welcomed the request. The mother sat with the teacher and started to complain to her of the state of her children, Hasan and Husayn. She said,.. More

  • Building the Child's Moral Strength - II

    Importance of a role model in building morals: Dear person who assumes the upbringing process, Anas ibn Maalik, may Allah be pleased with him, who lived with the best role model in terms of morality, narrated how he had experienced this in the character of the beloved Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. Anas, may Allah be pleased with him,.. More

  • Combating Fear Among Our Children - I

    After the party Dr. Ahmad and his family returned home after a long party in the house of a family friend on the occasion of the children's success. Exhausted, the parents entered their room to sleep. Not wanting to sleep, both Hasan and Husayn, young twins, sat in their room and played and laughed in a disturbingly loud voice which annoyed their.. More

  • Children's Names: Between Destruction and Construction

    Islam greatly cares for the Muslim child and the creation of the units of sound upbringing from which he grows and is nurtured and which contain all the factors of righteousness which help the child to be righteous and pious as Allah The Almighty ordered His slaves. Such care encompasses everything that contributes to the righteousness of the child,.. More

  • Moral Power and Building the Child's Morals - I

    To develop the proper conduct of the child, you should teach him the duties that he has to do, and this takes place by being a role model and by sound upbringing and guidance. The child will not learn to be truthful except from a truthful educator. The child will not learn honesty except from an honest educator, and so on. The father who picks up.. More

  • How to respect your parents

    A.Introduction: There are many days set aside in non-Islamic societies to honour and appreciate special people; examples of these are Father's Day, Mother's Day, Memorial Day and Labour Day. In Islam, however, respecting, honouring and appreciating parents is not just for a single day of the year, but rather for each and every day. B.Parents in the.. More

  • Our Children and the Battle of the Supermarket - II

    In the previous article, what did the child teach his mother? The mother learnt from her child that the means to have peace and quiet, and not to get involved in embarrassing situations is to execute the child's orders: i.e. to buy the box of candy. Thus, the child has established a new behavioral type, and it is on this basis that the relationship.. More