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Screentime Is Making Kids Moody, Crazy and Lazy

Victoria L. Dunckley M.D.Mental Wealth 6 Ways electronic screen time makes kids angry, depressed and unmotivated. Posted Aug 18, 2015 Children or teens who are “revved up” and prone to rages or—alternatively—who are depressed and apathetic have become disturbingly commonplace. Chronically irritable children are often in a state of abnormally …

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Parental Responsibilities and Developing Islamic Character

http://propheticpaths.com/parental-responsibilities-and-developing-islamic-character/ taken from ilmgate.org By Shaykh Abdullah Kapodravi On 7th April 2006, Shaykh Abdullah Kapodravi (db), a prominent scholar from India, made an impromptu speech before Salat  al-Jumu`ah Jumma Masjid, Batley, England. He highlighted the dangers facing Muslims in today’s turbulent times, pleading Muslim parents to focus on their responsibilities, …

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The Key for Every Lock

 uswatulmuslimah.co.za A woman in distress once came to the renowned student of Imaam Ahmad bin Hambal (rahimahullah), Baqiyy bin Makhlad (rahimahullah), and begged him for help. She cried to him saying, “My beloved son has been taken prisoner by the Romans. My grief at his loss and yearning to meet …

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Parenting Cannot Be Delegated

Nisaar Nadiadwala I was a guest at one of my friend’s place. This was a very rich man and he had a young son. While we were sitting, his son offered me a glass of water. The father retaliated: “Can’t you even greet with Salams!” I could clearly see the man’s eyebrows frowning …

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FITRAH-THE INNATE NATURE OF CHILDREN

AL BASAIR ISLAMIC MEDIA  Why is it that children have no difficulty believing in Allah and His Message, even though they cannot see Him? Why is it that a child finds it so effortless and natural to pray, to fast and to wear the hijab, oftentimes delighting in the process? …

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Your children need your presence more than your presents

   Techno geeks and social snobs ready to contradict their parents. Know-it-All’s challenge, even dominate their teachers. An oft-mentioned refrain: “The state of our youth!” But, Why? Fatima Moolla of@timelessteenz doesn’t mince her words in placing the blame solidly on their parent’s shoulders.   I believe the ogres we call …

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Smart phones, social media, and Muslim kids

  By: Haqqseeker Source: Muslimvillage In this digital era children have developed a strong obsession with modern technological gadgets.  They are literally being psyched to use every type of gadget available – computer, tablet, smartphone, – the list is endless- and we parents seem to have lost control over them. The …

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Absent Parent Syndrome – child abuse online

Absent Parent Syndrome fertile breeding ground for child abuse online Shoks Mnisi Mzolo – Cii News | 16 Shabaan 1436/04 June 2015 Antony Evans, a child pornography kingpin, has been named and shamed for his misdemeanors. He was slapped with a 10-year prison sentence last week for his crimes. Evans …

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Muslim Parents, WAKE UP!

 http://www.myislaam.com/ Not so long ago I was in a (so called) Muslim country. I met a person who was from the upper class citizens- I actually got to spend a lot of time with him. After my time with him my heart was left in tears and I was left …

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SA has a big fat problem – academic

South Africa has a fat problem, with women having a bigger problem than men and youth being the third most obese in the world, says a professor. Professor Hans de Ridder from North West University (Picture supplied by to NWU) ~  RELATED We have an absolute epidemic of obesity in SA …

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