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  • 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

  • Employment concerns for working Muslim women – I: Islamic guidelines

    Before a Muslim woman seeks employment, she must carefully weigh all of her options and prepare herself for inevitable challenges. Every day, many Muslim women cope with the challenge of working in a non-Muslim environment: a male employee offers his hand during introductions, other employees begin to discuss private aspects of their lives at lunch,.. 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

  • The traps of Satan for women on the Web

    The Internet remains the first ever outlet for advocates of true causes and meritorious values, so as to disseminate their knowledge, manners and benefits, at a time when the global media is mostly dominated by evil. Naturally, though, the Web houses religious, intellectual and didactic trends from all over the world. No distinction is made in terms.. 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

  • Our Children and the Battle of the Supermarket - I

    Every time four-year-old Khaalid goes to the supermarket with his mother, he asks for a box of candy, and his mother refuses right away. However, a few minutes later, he starts insisting on buying candy, and the mother persists in her refusal, saying to him, "No." At the mother's refusal of the child's request for the third time, Khaalid becomes.. More

  • What Do Scholars Say about Intermixing? - II

    • Shaykh Ibn Baaz, may Allaah have mercy upon him, answering the advocates of permissiveness and necessity of intermixing between the sexes: In answer to the Director of San‘aa’ University, Abdul-‘Azeez Al-Muqaalih, who wrote an article in As-Siyaasah newspaper in 24/7/1404 AH, calling for intermixing between the sexes in educational.. More

  • What Do Scholars Say about Intermixing? - I

    • Imam Ash-Shaafi‘i, may Allaah have mercy upon him, said in his book Al-Umm, "I do not like women to be buried with men in a single grave as long as there is no necessity. However, if this is necessary, then the man should be in front and the woman in the back along with a separator of dust between them." Imam Ash-Shaafi‘i,.. More

  • O Parents! You Cannot Build Without a Model - II

    Dr. ‘Ali Hassoon spoke about the upbringing of Sultan Muhammad Al-Faatih saying, Since his succession to the throne of the Ottoman Empire in 855 A.H. (1451 CE), he was looking forward to the conquest of Constantinople and thinking about it. He was raised by scholars who instilled love for Islam in him and taught him how to adhere to the Quran.. More

  • O Parents! You Cannot Build Without a Model - I

    Dear educator, you cannot build without a model as your child imitates you and follows your steps literally. Hence, when we speak about building faith, we have to speak about a faith-boosting example first. Likewise, when we speak about building the child’s morals, first we have to speak about the moral role model. When we speak about sacrificing.. More

  • Responsibilities of parents

    Parents’ responsibilities for the care and upbringing of their children are mentioned in several verses of the Quran, as well as in the Hadeeth. Allah Almighty Says (what means): “O you who have believed, protect yourselves and your families from a Fire whose fuel is people and stones…" [Quran 66:6] How do we ward off that.. More

  • Raising children in non-Muslim societies

    Raising children in an Islamic way in a non-Muslim society needs everyone’s effort with no exception, starting with the parents’ efforts, to the Mosque’s, to the community’s efforts. All of these roles are important. The stronger these roles are and the more mutually complementary to one another, the better the raising process.. More

  • Our Father Favors Our Brother Over Us - II

    Jealousy is misery and enmity: Jealousy is common in children aged 1-5 years, but this emotion and feeling may be so overwhelming to the extent that it will disturb the child’s social adjustment. In this case, jealousy is the origin of all the strange and abnormal behavior of the child, because, the jealous child can never feel safe or happy.. More

  • Our Father Favors Our Brother Over Us - I

    A child’s memoir: I was finally born after nine months in my mother’s womb; that dark and narrow place that forced me to stay in strange positions. Later, I discovered that my birth was a happy event that my family had eagerly awaited and my mother was counting the days and getting happier as her abdomen got larger. When I kicked her.. More

  • Raising Righteous Generations - III

    Many girls desert their books soon after they finish formal education and do not read anymore. Thus, they relapse into a state of ignorance because they do not have anything to do with books. They devote themselves entirely to caring about their clothes, adornment, and sampling the good things in life. However, these interests are temporal and related.. More