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Eat smart this Ramadhaan!

  By Umme Faatimah (B.Dietetics Univ. of Pretoria) eislam.co.za Many of us have developed a culture of indulgent eating… lavish five course Sunday lunches, daily indulgent snacks and more! The Holy Quraan states: “…..and eat and drink but do not waste by extravagance, certainly HE (Allah) does not like those  …

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Parents’ mobile use harms family life, say kids

  bbc.co.uk By Judith Burns  Education reporter 23 April 2017 From the section Education & Family Parents who continually check their mobiles can leave children feeling upset and ignored, suggests research An overuse of mobile phones by parents disrupts family life, according to a survey of secondary pupils. More than a …

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Appreciation

    A young person who excelled academically applied for a managerial position in a large company. He passed the first interview. The director who did the second and the\ last interview had to make the final decision. The director discovered from the CV that the youth’s academic achievements were …

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Training Children (Part 3)

http://idealwoman.org   Etiquette 21 ✏ Often parents see television as a babysitter. Parents need to keep the children quiet as they do their own work. What they do not realize is that the children are coming under the influence of what they see. Their minds and thinking become attuned to …

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NEEDS VS. WANTS

http://thelittlemuslims.com When we moved to our first house in Bloomington, IN a few years back, one of our neighbors, a very nice young couple who had a 9/10 year old daughter, knocked our door a week or so after we moved in, holding a home-made cake. They came to pay us a visit, to …

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Training Children (Part 2)

http://idealwoman.org   Etiquette 11  ✏ Many parents leave the job of training to school teachers and society, not realizing that the education system today in most places is chillingly void of moral values. Society around the child is often immoral. Providing the right type of training is the primary duty …

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Training Children (Part 1)

http://idealwoman.org Children are a very great bounty of Allah. One of the ways by which we can be grateful for this priceless bounty is to train them in the Islamic way. By not training them in the Islamic way we have definitely been ungrateful to Allah. The best gift that …

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ASMA, THE PERFECTIONIST……

  Asma was always one to focus on what was missing: the sun on a cloudy day, the tiny smudge on her otherwise beautiful painting, the single wrong answer on a test. She feared imperfection like it was a debilitating disease. And it showed…… Like this evening…… Five families were …

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The Bitter Pill with Sweet Results

 http://uswatulmuslimah.co.za For everything in life, there is both a procedure and price. If a person wishes to build a house, he understands that the structure will cost him a substantial sum of money and that it will not spring up overnight. Similarly, if a person wishes to become a highly …

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