Dora the Destroyer: The Hidden Message of Children’s Books

(See images below.) This is a great example of how seemingly harmless children's books and entertainment actually contain deeply problematic messages.   These are the lessons that...

How to Get Children to Internalize Islam

My 4 year old asked me where rains comes from, so I think, hmm, how am I going to explain the science behind the...

In 20-30 Years: No More Islam in America

Islam in America? What percentage of people who are raised as Muslims continue to identify as Muslims as adults (in the US)? According to Pew, only...

Parenting Fail: Daughter Tells Dad She’s Ditching Hijab

  Oh Em Gee. "Sweetheart"?!?! "Habibti"?!?! Who does this so-called "father" think he is?! How DARE he infantalize a strong independent person with patriarchal, cis-centric...

What Children Are Missing Today

There is practical parenting advice in this article. But there is also a point of theological relevance. "And that's the paradox of discipline. It's as...

Let Your Bisexual Daughter Enjoy Same-Sex Sleepovers!

How backwards of this mother not to let her bisexual daughter's girlfriend spend the night! What year is this?! Her daughter is perfectly capable...

Youth Are Desperate for Rules Not Watered Down Religion

The question of Muslim youth abandonment of faith: What if the answer wasn't watering down or minimizing the rules?   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1915001655385214

Celebrating Halloween

Having Fun on Halloween? This "debate" happens every year, and I put it in quotes because I don't think it is much of a debate...

Educated People Are More Likely to be Atheists

We have all heard the claim that educated people are more likely to be atheists. But the "education" that is referred to in this...

Stop Praising Kids for Mediocrity

Unqualified-ly telling children that they are great, wonderful, and special might boost self-esteem, but it can also boost self-entitlement. Millennials and the most recent...

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