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  • 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

  • Youths’ Corruption and Their Problems

    There are various reasons for youth's corruption and their problems. Youths go through many rapid physical, mental and intellectual developments. Hence there is a great need for providing them with the means of self-control and curbing of their defiance as well as wise leadership that can lead them to the straight path. The corruption of youth can.. More

  • Fashion - I

    Seeking to follow fashion is a serious social problem that faces Muslim societies in the shade of their economic and social deterioration. The human soul always longs for beauty and admires it. Beauty is a bounty from Allah The Almighty who Grants it to whom He Wishes. The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, informed us that beauty is an.. More

  • Fashion - II

    Effects of Tabarruj: There are many effects of Tabarruj: Indecency becomes widespread, desires prevail, immoral behaviors emerge, families are corrupted, divorce becomes common and the chastity of women is abused. Then, after all this, comes a complete collapse of all moral values. Hijab Is Freedom: Allah The Exalted ordained women to wear the Hijab.. 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

  • He used to keep himself busy serving his family - II

    It is narrated on the authority of As-Siddeeqah (‘Aa’ishah), daughter of As-Siddeeq (Abu Bakr), may Allah be pleased with them, the wife of the best of creation, sallAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, that she said, describing his conduct in his house, “He used to keep himself busy serving his family.” [Al-Bukhari] “He, sallAllahu.. More

  • He used to keep himself busy serving his family - I

    Some wives complain, in their messages, that their husbands do not bother to do any chores related to the family, whether inside or outside the house, even if it is a routine or simple matter, and this, of course, makes them feel sad, hurt and frustrated. Dear Muslim husband and wife, To help with the housework is one of the emotional requirements.. More

  • The essential pillars of marital life

    Marital happiness is a dream that all husbands and wives have had since the beginning of time and many spouses are still trying to fulfill this dream through all possible means. Nevertheless, being away from the true teachings of Islam and sound prophetic guidance has led them to confusion between the different means: Western and Eastern. However, when.. 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

  • 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