My Muslim Teen Is Doing Drugs! A Cautionary Tale

I was with one of my older relatives yesterday and he was looking back over the past 70 years of his life with me...

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)....

Growing Up and Reflecting on the Experiences of the Past

My father had a father who was very strict, exacting, and rigid. My grandfather was a good man mashaAllah, but he was a very...

Traumatic Childhood and Parenting: How to Overcome Your Past

My father had a father who was very strict, exacting, and rigid. My grandfather was a good man mashaAllah, but he was a very...

The Qualities of a Good Muslim Husband

Allah says in the Quran, الْخَبِيثَاتُ لِلْخَبِيثِينَ وَالْخَبِيثُونَ لِلْخَبِيثَاتِ ۖ وَالطَّيِّبَاتُ لِلطَّيِّبِينَ وَالطَّيِّبُونَ لِلطَّيِّبَاتِ One of the meanings of this ayah is: "Evil women are for evil...

Muslim Feminism: The Modern Form of Burying Your Daughters

One of the main examples always used to show that pre-Islamic Arabs were anti-woman and that Islam "liberated" women is the practice of burying...

When Is It Too Late to Give Your Children Proper Tarbiya?

The time for tarbiya of children is in early childhood. This is a window that closes and is not indefinitely open. At a certain point...

Lesbian Muslim Teens: The Effect of LGBT Indoctrination on the Ummah

I had a sobering conversation with a fellow Muslim mom yesterday on the topic of Muslim teenagers falling into homosexuality. We had been talking about...

The Importance of Playing with Your Children

Play with your children. I know you're busy, and also tired, and likely grumpy, and often stressed, and probably sleep deprived. Parents usually are all...

Your Kids Are Always Listening: A Funny Story

During a car ride the other day, my husband and I were having a conversation as he drove. He recited some lines from an...

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