Explaining Christmas to Your Muslim Children

It's that time of year again, when we have to discuss Christmas with our children (and sometimes with other (grown) Muslims who are inclined...

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...

At What Age Should Children Start Memorizing the Quran?

At what age should your child start memorizing Quran? Let me give you my family's experience. My wife (Umm Khalid) is a hafidha mashaAllah, one of...

Feminism and Beyonce are Destroying Your Daughter

From now on, when people ask me what is wrong with feminism, I will answer with one word: Beyonce. https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1754766904742024

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...

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...

Less “Critical Thinking,” More Rote Memorization

Modern cognitive scientists have realized that much of human intelligence is tied to memory. Their research is mostly in terms of "working memory," or...

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...

Are We Raising Real Muslim Men?

Treat your sons like young men and your daughters like young women, because this is what they actually are. When I go to the grocery...

Is Liberalism to Blame for “Rape Culture”?

Sexual assault and harassment are big problems, whether on college campuses or elsewhere. I just want to ask this question: To what degree do larger...