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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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Tsunami

A tsunami is a large tidal wave which reaches heights of approximately 30 meters and travels at a speed of up to 805 km an hour. They often come in a series of waves called a “wave train”. Hence the destructive force is greatly increased as every successive wave crashes …

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Understanding Childhood Cold and Flu

The common cold and/or influenza are viral infections, not usually bacterial, of the upper respiratory tract, caused by invasion into the nose, throat, sinuses, or ears. The virus travels either from hand to mouth and nose, or through the air on minute droplets carrying infected secretions from one child to …

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A letter to my son – from a Mother

Letter from mother As featured on Sabahul Khair {Keep the tissues on hand….} ‘My Son, I am Your Mother’ All praise is due to Allah, the easer of grief and the dispeller of worries, and may his blessings and peace be upon our Prophet Muhammad Sallalahu alaihi wasallam, the best …

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How to Show Gratitude for the Blessing of Motherhood

– Motherhood is a blessing which has been given to us by Allah subḥānahu wa ta’āla (glorified and exalted be He)(glorified and exalted be He). It’s full of ups and downs, tears and laughs. At times tiring, other times energising. Let’s face it, being a mother in the 21st century …

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Motherhood

In April President Clinton gathered an army of former presidents, state governors, city mayors and hundreds of prominent people from all 50 states to address one of the most pressing problems facing America today. He brought former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Colin Powell, to lead this army. …

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How Prophet Muhammad reprimanded children

by Sadaf Farooqi “Go away!” “Stop it, you nuisance!” Is it not considered ‘normal’ in most societal circles today for adults to address minor children in such a tone, and with derogatory words? Parents, teachers, and other caregivers can lose their patience with the naughty mischiefs of children very quickly, …

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HOME , SWEET HOME

  “It is the only basis on which a healthy society has ever been built and can be built today” By Khalid Baig “My own feeling is that we’ve pushed women too far,” says Dr. T. Berry Brazelton, the 80 year old Harvard University doctor who is frequently called “America’s …

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