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The Digital Pied Piper is here. He may already have abducted your child.

The Tech Industry’s Psychological War on Kids medium.com Richard Freed Child and adolescent psychologist, and the author of “Wired Child: Reclaiming Childhood in a Digital Age” “What none of these parents understand is that their children’s and teens’ destructive obsession with technology is the predictable consequence of a virtually unrecognized …

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Reduced to rags by their children.

Click on image above to enlarge Respect for Parents in Islam Narrated Abu Umamah: A man said, “Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) what rights can parents demand from their children?” He replied, “They are your Paradise (if you obey them ) and your Hell.” (if you disobey them) …

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Mu’awwidhat – Surah Falaq and Surah Naas

  “Rasulullah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) used to seek refuge from the jinn as well as from the evil eye until Surah al-Falaq and an-Naas were revealed. When they were sent down, he utilised them and left other things.” [Tirmidhi] This hadith affirms the reality of the harm that …

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The Right Choice

  The story given below is based on an incident related by a Christian priest with some minor additions. It throws light, to a certain extent, on the western malady of sending aged parents to old people’s homes…   While driving, Alex looked at his wife from the corner of his …

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“Game Over”

Playing is a natural activity for a child and is even important for the correct, healthy development of a child. For a child, playing is not merely a pastime. Rather, it is a developmental and educational process through which the child learns many basic principles such as cause and effect, …

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Social Media and the Cyber Youth Crisis Part 2

Social Media and the Cyber Youth Crisis Part 1 Personal data Nothing on the internet is for free. Accessing websites using an internet browser will often lead to a cookie (small piece of data sent from the website to the user’s computer via the browser) being stored on the user’s …

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Social Media and the Cyber Youth Crisis Part 1

    It is hardly surprising that the iconic founder of Apple, Steve Jobs, along with a number of other tech CEOs and venture capitalists would strictly control their children’s screen time.The prefrontal cortex of the teenage brain, that regulates behaviour and evaluates the consequences of actions, continues to develop …

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Women Deserve Better

  From the beginning, we tell young girls they can do anything they want to do, they can be anyone they want to be. They are given access to great education, encouraged to further their studies and attain higher degrees. We push them to push themselves, to break boundaries, to …

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