Category Archives - Parenting

Training Children (Part 3)

April 2, 2017 - No Comments

 Etiquette 21
✏ Often parents see television as a babysitter. Parents need to keep the children quiet as they do their own work. What they

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Training Children (Part 2)

March 23, 2017 - No Comments

 Etiquette 11 
✏ Many parents leave the job of training to school teachers and society, not realizing that the education system today in most places

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Training Children (Part 1)

March 11, 2017 - No Comments

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

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Naming my Child

December 8, 2016 - No Comments

Question:
I am planning to keep my new born daughter name as ALIZA. inshaAllah.
I want to know how good is this name.is it good

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Concerned Parents – Typical Teenager

August 14, 2015 - No Comments

Question:
My parents force me to do everything I don’t want to and don’t let me do anything I want. They do not even want

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How can my husband and I coordinate the tarbiyyah of our children?

July 15, 2014 - No Comments

Question:
I am trying to raise my children (10 and 6) to the best of my abilities, trying to impart to them the deeni aspect

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How long can a mother breastfeed her child?

September 15, 2013 - No Comments

Question:
How long can a mother breastfeed her child?
Answer:
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

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Dua for conceiving Children

May 7, 2013 - 6 Comments

Question:
It has been just over a year into my marriage.Soon after my marriage, my mother in law started building pressure on us to visit

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Who Has Custody Of The Child In The Case Of Divorce?

April 12, 2013 - No Comments

Question:
Who has custody of the child in the case of divorce? The father or the mother?
Answer:
In the Name of Allah, the Most

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Can I Give My Son A Birthday Cake For Kindergarten?

April 1, 2013 - No Comments

Question: 
I want to ask you a question related to kindergarten of my son. My son’s birthday is just near and they told us to

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The Fiqh Of A Newborn Baby – What To Do When a Baby Is Born

January 16, 2013 - No Comments

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
 
There are six rulings pertaining to a new born child:
1) Athān and

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Show Our Children The Road To The Masjid-They Will Connect To Allah

December 31, 2012 - No Comments

Parents generally worry about the worldly well being of their children and make great sacrifices for their worldly comfort. The actual concern of parents should

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Who’s In Charge?

October 13, 2012 - No Comments

Question:
I am married and have four children Alhamdulillah, my mother in law seems to be in control of them, I cannot make any decisions

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Maintaining Family Ties

September 2, 2012 - No Comments

Question:
I want to know if it is permissible not to meet close relatives who don’t fulfil their basic Islamic obligations, such as salah and fasting

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What Are Good Names To Keep For Children?

August 22, 2012 - 5 Comments

Question:
Can you  please tell me some nice baby names for girls and boys with good meanings.
 
Answer:
In the Name of Allah, the

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Bringing Up Children – Part 3

July 26, 2012 - No Comments

1) When something commendable is observed in the child, congratulate him and reward him. Similarly if something undesirable is seen, then reprimand him for it.

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Celebrating Birthdays In Islam

July 25, 2012 - No Comments

Question:
My question is regarding celebrating birthdays. I don’t celebrate birthdays, but my family members do. Every year my in laws take my daughter

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Bringing Up Children – Part 2

July 22, 2012 - One Comment

(Continued from upbringing of Children Part 1)
 
1) Instill the habit in your children of never being eloquent but rather to be a seeker

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Bringing Up Children – Part1

July 19, 2012 - No Comments

Most parents complain that the younger generation (their children) are dis-obedient, ill-mannered and disrespectful. It appears that the main cause of this rebellion lies in

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