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We’re turning children into cyber babies

  Children’s development is being severely harmed by using screens too young   By Mary Aitken  Not long ago I was sitting on a train going from Dublin to Galway. A mother and baby came to sit across the aisle and began feeding. In a wonderful display of dexterity, she …

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Giving Your Parents the Proper Treatment They deserve

The Forgotten Blessing Cii Radio| S Essop “Ali, please come downstairs and eat”, calls Haleema, his mother, for the third time. “In a minute MUM, I’m busy, you’re so difficult.. gosh.. just leave me alone!” followed with a loud slam of the door. How many of us are guilty of …

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Everybody on His Own

By Khalid Baig  Disturbing trends in Western societies today, as also Islam’s own prescription for social security, quite clearly state that men are responsible for the affairs outside the home and the women are responsible for taking care of the home. This division is not a relic of some dark …

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If You Are Muhammad Or Know A Muhammad, Please Stand Up !!

Cii Radio|Maulana Khalid Dhorat| 12 August 2016| 08 Zhul Qadha 1437 It is recorded in the “Hilyatul Awliya” that there was an extremely sinful and immoral man during the time of Prophet Moses (peace be upon him). When he died, his people dragged his body to a dump and left …

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Keep your children indoors at nightfall?

Nasihah (Advice): Keep your children indoors at nightfall   Sayyiduna Jaabir Bin Abdullah Radhiyallahu Anhu narrates that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “When night falls – or it is evening, restrain your children (from going out) as the devils spread out at that time. But when an hour of the …

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Children need boundaries to grow

    Carin-Lee Masters   Becoming and being a parent is challenging. Just as much as it brings us enormous fulfilment, it is also one of the roles in our lives that’s beset with all kinds of frustrations and challenges, which we are often ill-prepared for. Many parents I deal …

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 The Harms Of Favoritism amongst Children

One for Him and Two for Her Maulana Khalid Dhorat Children, whether at home or at school, need to see consistency and fairness in the way their parents, their elders and those in authority treat them. This inculcates in them a sense of justice and a sense of security which …

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If You Are Playing Pokemon Go, Delete It Now

Maulana Khalid Dhorat Since Pokemon Go became a craze in South Africa, many scholars have declared it haraam (forbidden). This article is not a fatwa, but a plea to parents, grandparents, and gamers. It presents the facts and potential spiritual implications that a harmless-looking game may have upon us. I …

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