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...

The Best Protection for Our Muslim Children

Yesterday, we were sitting as a family in the living room, my husband and I chatting as the kids played around us. We had been...

Enhancing the Quality of Our Relationships as Muslims

For any relationship, such as marriage, a sibling relationship, or a parent-child relationship, to flourish and be sustainable, each party must have these three...

The Nursery Rhymes Epidemic: Young Muslim Minds Are at Stake

It’s not just adult Muslims who are addicted to their screens. Young children have started experiencing this problem too, with equally, if not far...

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...

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...

Oxford High-School Shooting: Another Tragedy Born from Modernity

Parenting is one of the most important responsibilities a Muslim can shoulder. Yet, such ‘responsibility’ is nowhere to be found in the book of...

The Importance of Teaching Your Children the Quran and Sunnah

Recently in our homeschool Quran class, as I was switching between kids to do their لوح (new material) with them for their hifdh, I...

Did Prophets Have Perfect Families? Learning From Surat Yusuf

Anyone who has lived through a difficult family situation should read Surat Yusuf. Someone recently told me that prophets are too far away from us...

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...