Kids

Striking the Balance in Upbringing

Question: Assalaamu ‘alaikum Our question is regarding how we should go about raising our child. My baby is small and I try to save him from environments and people that could have a negative effect on him. Some family members have a television or their mindset is different. Therefore, in a …

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Concept of child-free life

  Question As-salamu aleikum. What is Islamic view for being “childfree”, voluntary childless (without reason or with reason like “I will be bad parent due some problems)? Is it haram, might it cause sin, curse from Allah or loosing of rizq/barakhat in life? (Question published as received) Answer   In the Name …

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The scary truth about what’s hurting our kids

Jamiat Comment: Muslim Parents should read Salaah, Quran and Zikr Together with their Children Daily even for a few Minutes. Read to them Stories of The Sahaaba – The Beloved Companions of Nabi as they are our Role Models and Heroes. Most Importantly also is Maktab (after school Madrasah). Islamic …

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Study sounds warning alarm over Childhood Obesity

More children will be overweight than underweight by 2022, if global trends continue, experts say. WHO’s warning came in Tuesday’s publication of a study, undertaken in conjunction with Imperial College London, which measured the weight and height of almost 130 million people above the age of five worldwide. It is …

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Moving Children whilst in Salaah

  Nasihah (Advice): Rasulullah’s Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam gentle consideration for his grandchildren in Salaah   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu narrates, “We were performing the Esha Salaah with Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam; whenever he went down for Sajdah, Hasan and Husayn (Radhiyallahu Anhuma) would jump on his back. When …

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The Concept of Consequence

 http://www.uswatulmuslimah.co.za/ If every person in this world was free to do exactly as he pleased without any law and order, wholesale havoc and mayhem would prevail. Imagine if ownership was not respected and each person was allowed to snatch whatever he wished from the next person, or if life was …

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What’s Up With Muslims and Dogs?

Response to the article in Huffington Post by Ingrid Mattson, ‘What’s up with Muslims and dogs.’ Question: An article appeared in the Huffington Post ‘What’s up with Muslims and dogs’ written by Ingrid Mattson. She attempts to prove that prohibition of dogs is a cultural issue and has nothing to …

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Cling to the Feet of your Mother, for Paradise lies there

    Let us for a while turn the clock backwards to a point some 25 years back.   Time: 2.15 am   On an unpleasantly cold, mystifying night the moon is sheltered by the murky looming clouds.  The night’s eerie silence is punctuated only by an occasional bark of a dog or …

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