The Logic of Patriarchy

One of the things I never understood about the idea of patriarchy that feminism opposes is this: why would men throughout history across numerous...

Advising Those with Same-Sex Desires [Excerpt]

Many within our community incorrectly think that “homosexuals need to be converted to heterosexuality.” This is a mistake because, again, we do not have...

The Purpose of “Sex Education”

Kids are getting sex education in school at younger and younger ages. When I was in grade school, sex ed wasn't taught until 10th...

How to Teach Your Kids the Basics of Belief Early in Life

Children should be learning aqida and the fundamentals of faith at a very young age. Around 1 to 2 years old is when kids...

Teach Your Kids a Muslim Language

My dad always used to say that to know an additional language is to know a whole different world. I was born and raised...

Meaning of Manhood

Nothing manlier than a man who takes care of his wife and kids, supports them, provides for them with a generous spirit and does...

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...

Working with the Differences in the Personalities of your Children

Your children are not all the same. And your parenting needs to reflect that. Each child has a different personality structure and different inclinations, different...

Techniques for Teaching the Memorization of the Quran to Our Children

How do we teach our children hifdh of Quran? And especially how do we manage the review of old surahs? This is a very important...

Who Are Your Muslim Children Inspired By?

I was sitting on the floor of the living room with two of my kids, the oldest and the youngest. I was doing the...