Fatherhood: The Beautiful Legacy of Ibrahim and Ismael

One of the things I've been reflecting on about the legacy of Ibrahim (عليه السلام) these days is his relationship with his son, specifically...

At What Age Should I Start Homeschooling My Muslim Child?

A homeschooling mom of 3 boys recently asked me: "When did you start getting more strict with your eldest about homeschooling? I just had a...

The Challenges and Beauty of Memorizing Quran with Your Children

Yesterday's conversation between me and the kids: 8-year-old: "Mama, do you remember that one time when Grandma was watching that show on TV about snakes...

The Relationship between a Muslim Parent and His Children

One of the most painful moments for a grown child is to realize that his parents are human. Generally, young children look up adoringly at...

Are Wives Responsible for Housework in Islam?

The following is a guest post from Mufti Zameelur Rahman, esteemed scholar and researcher residing in the UK. Question Are wives responsible for housework? Answer The Prophet (ṣallallāhu...

This Sahabi Deliberately Enraged His Torturers with One Word

When Bilal ibn Rabaha رضي الله عنه was getting tortured by Umayy ibn Khalaf, his slave master, in the scorching desert sun and burning...

Contentment: The Lost Treasure in Our Materialistic World

I had a long and thought-provoking conversation the other day with one of my old Harvard blockmates (we lived on the same dorm floor)....

Five Critical Tips for New Muslim Reverts

Reversion to Islam is a beautiful thing that we all celebrate. When someone becomes Muslim, they are immediately accepted as part of this larger...

India Changes Minimum Age of Marriage: Targets Muslims, Again

A year after Modi expressed the wish on India's independence day, the country's Union Cabinet passed a bill which would move the legal age...

Watch: Muslim Marriage Crisis – Who Is at Fault?

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