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The ADD Dilemma is not solved by taking drugs

http://www.infobarrel.com/The_ADD_Dilemma_is_not_solved_by_taking_drugs_  Truth About Attention Deficit and Hyperactive Disorder Campaigns Money is a great motivator of psychiatric research. Over forty years ago a mammoth drug company claimed that if a drug could create an effect then obviously it could be sold as a valid treatment. With methylphenidate known as Ritalin they …

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Raising Children in Islam Part 2

How to raise children into responsible Muslim adults? The following provide some of the key responsibilities of the parents in terms of raising and training their children: Inculcating the concept of “La Ilaha Illa-Allah” and Huquq Allah (Rights of Allah) Parents should inculcate in their children the correct ‘aqeedah of …

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Raising Children in Islam Part 1

How to raise children into responsible Muslim adults? Parents hold enormous leverage in terms of what they teach their children and accordingly how their children grow up as adults. Islam, therefore, hold parents responsible for steering their children’s upbringing according to the guidelines of the Quran and the Prophet’s (sallallahu …

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Difficult Teen

QUESTION: I have a teenage son who is a Hafez.He does not listen to us,he goes out when he wants and sometimes does not come home.He becomes very arrogant when we question him. He does not spend time with his family at all and only wants to be with his …

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My Mother’s Day!

  By Abdur Rahmaan Umar “I love you, mom,” whispered Yusuf as he wrapped the soft pashmina shawl around his mother’s shoulders. The vibrant peach contrasted with the dark rings that had grown under her eyes lately, but their brightness had not faded. Her eyes lit up as she stroked …

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UnBelieBable as Muslims Flock to Bieber Concert

Tickets were sold out within minutes. People will queue for hours or may even camp overnight to be first in line to enter. This weekend sees the concert of teenage Justin Bieber. This question that needs to be asked is: As a Muslim should I be attending such a gathering? …

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Instilling humility in children

Imagine being told that the humblest man in the world is coming over to visit you. You would expect him to knock very quietly on the door, entering with his head bowed, meekly shuffling to the chair in the corner of the room. A humble person is not someone who …

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Quick Tips for bringing up children

By Khalifah ‘Umar ibn ‘Abdul ‘Aziz (rahimahullah) Compiled by Moulana Muhammad Abbasomar (Madda Zilluhu) Khalifah ‘Umar ibn ‘Abdul ‘Aziz (rahimahullah) wrote the following instructions to his children’s mentor: “Be strict on them for this is more effective in restraining them. Stop them from sleeping after Fajr Salaah, for this causes …

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Assault on Family

Family, the basic unit of civilisation, is under multi-pronged assault. History bears testimony that the nations that wielded power, conquered neighbours and raised empires could not survive the decay stemming from the disintegration of the family. It tore them from below, deprived them of young blood, sapped their creative energy, …

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Home Treatment of Childhood Fever

  There are a few simple procedures that you can perform at home to alleviate the discomfort of your child during fever. Once you have established that your child has fever, take her clothes off immediately, unless she is chilly and wants to be covered. Touch your child to make …

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