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The Concept of Consequence

 http://www.uswatulmuslimah.co.za/ If every person in this world was free to do exactly as he pleased without any law and order, wholesale havoc and mayhem would prevail. Imagine if ownership was not respected and each person was allowed to snatch whatever he wished from the next person, or if life was …

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Fed Up!

http://uswatulmuslimah.co.za/ Ever heard of the ‘terrible two’s’? It’s the age where your endearing, innocent angel suddenly seems to transform into a bundle of tantrums. Even a mundane task such as feeding him or her becomes a battle of wills with the kitchen floor serving as the battlefield, covered in the …

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Childrens Upbringing

What is good behavior? Is it to help one’s mother at home? Is it not to raise one’s voice when speaking with her? Is it to help one’s father with his work? Is it to be quiet and not disturb others? Is it to do homework on time? Is it …

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For how long should a mother breastfeed her newborn child?

Nasihah (Advice): Have mercy on the young and respect the elders   Sayyiduna Anas Bin Maalik Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that an old man came to seek Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam, and the people were hesitant to make room for him. Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “He is not one of …

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7 Habits Of Successful Muslim Youth

Source: Tuhfatush Shabaab “WHEN MAN TAKES COURAGE, HE GAINS THE HELP OF ALLAH TA’ALA.” Success in this world is directly related to the strength of your relationship with Allah Ta’ala. The further one is from Allah Ta’ala and the teachings of Nabi Muhammad , the less likely one is to achieve …

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Instilling Humility in Children

Imagine being told that the humblest man in the world is coming over to visit you. You would expect him to knock very quietly on the door, entering with his head bowed, meekly shuffling to the chair in the corner of the room. A humble person is not someone who …

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Riba, Women, and the Western Education System

  I know two young women who have exorbitant amounts of college loans with no way to pay them back. There are lots and lots of people like this in the US (that’s why it’s called the college debt crisis), but these two particular people are in my own life. …

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Housewife or stay-at-home Mom?

Why do some modern women look down on being a housewife or stay-at-home mom? Because they actually have no clue what the job entails. We understand that in order to do a specific job, you have to be trained for it. You go through some kind of education, a practice …

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Mothers’ Milk

The Prophet Muhammad [ saw ] was born at a time when it was customary among the wealthy of the Quraysh tribe to have their babies nursed by Bedouins around Makkah. It was believed that a Bedouin wet-nurse gave a strong physical constitution to the child, as well as the …

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