Ramadan is coming up soon! Yay! Every year, as the month of Ramadan nears, we get excited; and why shouldn’t we! The month of peace and mercy is almost here! Alhamdulilah. One thing I’ve been hearing a lot about this year though, which I was confused and saddened about is Ramadan decorations. I’ve been reading about some Muslim businesses that make and sale Ramadan trees and ornaments—yes, kinda like Christmas trees and ornaments. When I first read about this, I was actually shocked. I mean what?! What the heck is a Ramadan tree? Was my first thought. I’ve never heard […]
There is a huge need for Muslim foster carers as the Muslim population continues to grow as well as the influx of Syrian refugee children. Many Muslims may not realize that by fostering a child they are following a sunnah of the beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Fostering should be not only welcomed but encouraged in the Muslim community to help diversify foster parents in today’s society—with the right guidance and education, there’s no doubt many families will offer a loving and stable home for a foster child. Fostering from Islamic perspective If you look at fostering from […]
These days, there are a variety of ways to educate children. There’s the traditional public school (there’s more than one option to choose within the public schools), private/slamic school, homeschooling or the ‘radical’ unschooling. No matter which educational option you chose for your child, just do this: stay active and involved in your child’s life! Why Quality Time is the Best Option All of us parents must stay active, present and involved in our children’s lives every single day! Don’t let a day go by without spending quality time with them. Know what your child is learning. Be his or her […]
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If you’re having a hard time making your child learn something, there’s a big chance you’re missing one or more key components of learning from your teaching method. Make Learning easy for children with these three things when teaching him or her and you’ll be pleasantly surprised to see how well your kid learns. Those things are: Make Learning Easy By Being Patient Show patience to your child when he or she is knew to something. Our brains need time to digest and understand new information and this is even more true for children. If the child feels rushed, they […]
Having a new baby is wonderful! It’s exciting, you’ll be in awe of your new bundle of joy no matter if it’s baby number one or ten! But the healing, caring for a new baby (also other children and the home), hormonal imbalance, and sleep deprivation will drive many women near a breaking point. That’s why various research show one in seven mothers go through postpartum depression (ppd). Alhamdulilah I’ve never had severe postpartum depression, but I’ve experienced being overwhelmed. I was tired, emotional, and exhausted. I had another baby not too long ago and I’m so thankful to Allah; […]
Not too long ago, I was watching an interesting interview with a woman who left Islam for Christianity but came back to it by the mercy of Allah. Her entire story of how she left Islam to what led her back was fascinating to hear. While the woman’s story was just all around amazing, something she said about her father and how he reacted to her leaving Islam caught my attention. The interviewer asked her about how her family, specifically how her parents reacted when she finally admitted to them that the rumors she left Islam for Christianity was true. […]
Health from the perspective of Islam seems to have been covered by many
Islamic sites. However, in most cases, the effort seems to have been more focused on prevention rather than cure.
The best way to calm children down, bond with them and educate them all at once is through reading! Most children love books and stories because it’s fun and interesting for them. I read books for my children often and they all enjoy it. In fact, sometimes they will demand that I read the same book again and again and again! Until I almost become sick and tired of reading it. That’s how I know which books are their favorites. My children are five years old and under so we are not reading any chapter books yet. The type of […]
While all stories in the Quran carry amazing lessons for us to learn from, there are some that are easy for even children to understand the underlying message. These stories can be great for children because they’re inspiring and a learning experience for them. We all know how reading and telling stories to children is beneficial for them in various ways. The stories from the Quran are excellent because they’re not fictional like most children’s stories and they carry great messages and learning opportunities. Another great benefit to telling your children stories from the Quran is that it gives them […]