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  • 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

  • How Children Receive Ramadan

    Laying down the book I looked up at Tessniem. "OK, so what are we going to do this Ramadan?" Her cheerful face lit up. "Paint the windows." Looking at my pretty white sheers I forced my head to nod. "OK, what else do we do during Ramadan?" Omar jumped off the couch… "Not eat, ah, I mean fast." "That's.. More

  • Kinship Rights-I

    In this article, we will discuss a great and noble duty that Allah The Almighty has made obligatory for spouses. Muslim homes cannot be reformed and love and affection cannot prevail in them unless this duty is perfectly fulfilled in a way that satisfies Allah. Allah The Almighty instructs His slaves to fear Him and to cherish kinship ties so as to.. More

  • Kinship Rights - II

    A scholar relates that the father-in-law of one of his students would come to him and say bad things about that student. He would accuse him of having done horrible, mischievous acts. The student did not know that his father-in-law would complain about him to his Shaykh. The father-in-law would tell the scholar that he admonishes the student very often.. More

  • Easy Tips to a Sound Upbringing

    Dear parent, how do you imagine the successful way of upbringing to be? In other words, what is your view of the proper way to discipline the behavior of your child? I think that discipline in your point of view is the way which obliges our children to submit to what we say without having the right to express any objection. Dear parent, I may agree.. More

  • Social Evils that are Destroying Muslim Communities - II

    Severing ties with kinfolk: The most important of kinfolk are one's parents, and yet we find many people dealing with them in an inappropriate manner or even severing ties with them altogether. As for those who do try to fulfil the needs of their parents, many of them do it begrudgingly, while expressing discontent or complaining that it is a burden.. 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

  • A Day in the Life of a Muslim Woman - II

    Afternoon Preparing a healthy lunch. Performing Thuhr prayer (4 Rak'ah of Sunnah, 4 Rak'ah Fard, and 2 Rak'ah Sunnah) Regarding the Sunnah prayer, `Aa`ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, said: "When the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, used to be in my house, he would offer four Sunnah Rak’ahs before Thuhr, then he would go and.. More

  • A Day in the Life of a Muslim Woman - I

    Normal and everyday activities become acts of worship if they are done for the sake of pleasing Allah. The regular and consistent deeds are the best among these deeds. `Aa`ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, said that Allah’s Messenger, sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam, said: "The deeds most loved by Allah are those done regularly, even if.. More

  • Methods of Westernizing women and its effects - III

    … Continued Third: Problems that have afflicted men in general, and husbands and relatives, along with the rest of the society 1. The effect on husbands The corruption of the wife may cause the husband to commit sins, follow the devil and keep away from the right path. Also, her non-adherence to the Hijab and uncovering of her beauty in the.. More

  • Methods of Westernizing women and its effects - II

    … Continued The Western experiment of women working outside of their homes has proved its negative effects, some of which are as follows: „X In the United States, more than 5600 children were admitted to the hospital in one year, because of physical abuse by their working mothers; some of them were also afflicted by disabilities. „X In.. More

  • Methods of Westernizing women and its effects - I

    The corruption of women is the corruption of the entire family and society, owing to its profound effect on children and youth. What we most significantly see today are well-designed schemes that have found their way into schools and universities, and led to the Westernization and secularization of women, and kept them away from their religion. All.. 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