Image Obsession and Shirk

Popularity is everything these days. Everyone is vying to be seen, heard, and known. People define their worth by how many followers they have,...

Kiss Your Kids Goodbye: Jail Time for Parents Who Spank

The police state is ready to round up your children. Yahoo News: A Democratic assemblyman in California was arrested Monday on suspicion of child cruelty after...

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...

A Bedtime Tip for Raising Grateful Muslim Kids in an Entitled World

Normally, my husband does the bedtime routine for our kids, but when he is traveling, I have to take over. The last time he...

Dawah is for the Rich

It is an important observation that American Muslim dawah efforts often are unbalanced in targeting whites over non-whites, rich over poor. This is attributed...

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...

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...

Difference Between Mothers and Fathers

Difference between mother and father. Mother will even sacrifice her needs for her children's comforts. Father will only sacrifice his comfort for his children's...

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...

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...