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The Manners of Welcoming the New-Born Child in Islâm

by Abu Rumaysah Children are a source of delight and an adornment for the world granted by Allâh to their parents, they give vigour to the hearts, joy to the souls, pleasure to the eyes. They are the fruit from whom good is to be hoped for when they frequently …

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Mould your child

Question: There are parents who allow or insist on their children studying subjects, after school, that are not appropriate for Muslims, e.g. Ballet, Modern dancing, Drama, Band, Piano, Cheer-leading etc.There are parents who allow or insist on their children studying subjects, after school, (not required, but optional), that are not …

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Masturbation -A Disastrous Problem Faced By The Youth

Every harm is the result of sins. Hence, the harms of masturbation proves that it is a sin. Why should it not be so when sins are the root of misfortune and the key to all vices. Ibne Qayyim (Rahmatullahi alaihi) says: “The reason for every loss, misfortune and evil …

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What Islam Says About Children

What Islam Says About Children (part 1 of 5): God Guarantees the Rights of Children Islam is a religion revealed by God for all people, in all places, at all times.  As such, Islam is accessible to everybody and is particularly mindful of the importance of respect, rights, and responsibilities.  …

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The Cohesive Nature of the Family

The Cohesive Nature of the Family (part 1 of 4): Introduction God says in the Quran—in a passage that the Prophet, may the mercy and blessings of God be upon him, used to repeat often when he would begin his speeches: “O mankind!  Be dutiful to your Lord, Who created …

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Parenting Goals and Ideas

Parenting Goals and Ideas By Khalid Baig “O Believers! Save Yourself and Your families from a Fire whose fuel is men and stones.” [At-Tahreem, 66:6] This verse points to the goal as well as the required seriousness of our efforts in bringing up our children. The central goal of their …

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Coping with an Ill-Tempered Child

Coping with an Ill-Tempered Child Sheikh Salman al-Oadah It never ceases to amaze me how many people complain about their children’s bad tempers and have not the faintest idea what to do when their children get angry. We are often surprised and hurt by the things we hear our children …

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THE POST EXAM PERIOD- APPEAL TO PARENTS

THE POST EXAM PERIOD By Abu Muhammad Yusuf Our children are a trust given to us by Allah. Depending on the upbringing we give them, we may nurture them to be morally good and upright persons or if they are just left uncared and untrained they may become innocent victims …

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15 Tips to Raising Great Children

Children are easily influenced by their surroundings. These days, it is extremely difficult to expose our children to an ideal Islamic environment given the influences from media, friends and even other members of the family. With television, radio, Internet and forms of media mostly touting un-Islamic values, it is up …

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Can my child become a saint?

Every parent desires the best for his child. In fact, it is only parents and perhaps some educators that would wish for their children and learners better than what they themselves enjoy. In modern times the best is reduced to the “Best comforts of the world.” The ‘best’ car, the …

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