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 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...

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...

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...

Addressing Doubts with Ihsan

When it comes to a person's faith, questions that a person might have about the faith that remain unanswered have the potential to become...

What These Muslim Activists Want to Teach Your Kids About Sex

Salam everyone, You may have seen my post from yesterday on sexual misconduct. There were a lot of heated reactions to that and clearly there...

Is Islamophobia Our Biggest Fear?

My kids are young. Like all parents, I worry about their future. If I had to estimate, I would say I worry about them...

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...

Safe Sexting: The Solution Our Children Deserve

A city "struck by scandal." More like an atomic bomb of despair, confusion, and shock for all these parents finding out that naked pictures...

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