Evil Eye and Jinn Possession: How to Protect Your Children

27 July, 2015 5 Comments Uncategorized
Evil Eye and Jinn Possession: How to Protect Your Children

Protecting our children from the many evils of this world is one of the best things we can do for them when they are young.  As they grow, equipping them with the proper knowledge to protect themselves becomes even more essential. Alhamdulilah we have a beautiful religion which serves as a guide for how we should live a life that’s balanced in every way. Our religion (Islam) has not left anything out which is important. From the Quran and hadiths of the Prophet, sallalahu alayhi wasalaam, we can find everything we need including how to protect our children not only […]


Interview Time!

22 June, 2015 5 Comments Uncategorized
Interview Time!

Amna Ateef is not the ordinary 14 year old girl. Despite her young age, she’s managed to figure out what she’s good at and spends a lot of her time doing what she loves. She has a variety of hobbies and projects that occupy her time. After learning about her and her various interests and projects through a Facebook group for Muslimah bloggers, I asked her to do an interview with me for Muslim Mother Source readers! Through interviewing this teenager, I thought parents can get an insight on how to guide, discipline and approach their teenagers to be more […]


Healthy, Home-made, Halaal Baby Food Recipes

14 June, 2015 2 Comments Uncategorized
Healthy, Home-made, Halaal Baby Food Recipes

Do you always feed your little one with store-bought baby food? Organic baby food can get pretty expensive, but with a little creativity and some basic organic staples from the grocery store like vegetable purees and canned fruits (unsalted and unsweetened of course), mixed with some items from the bulk bins like oats, lentils, and pasta you can make your child nutritious baby food at home that will taste yummy and will be much more inexpensive than purchasing the high dollar jars and pouches found in stores. Why Does Organic Matter? I use canned options for these recipes as I […]


One Muslim Girl’s Experience: Challenges I Faced Growing Up in America

4 June, 2015 3 Comments Articles, Tips & Advice
One Muslim Girl’s Experience: Challenges I Faced Growing Up in America

This article is written by Fatima Rizvi, a guest author. Don’t forget to comment and share!  Jazaakumulahu Kheyran! I want to state that everything in this post is from my experience only. This is all based off of some of the events that have happened in my life and what I observe happening currently. I do not mean to offend anyone; I am merely bringing to attention some of the things the youth face schools and providing an outlook which hopefully you can benefit from! In this post I’ll be writing about my experiences and providing tips to parents out […]


Have You Read This Article?

30 May, 2015 6 Comments Articles
Have You Read This Article?

Have you read this article, Blurred Lines: Women, “Celebrity” Shaykhs, and Spiritual Abuse by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari? The article was published by the website, Muslim Matters just several days ago. Sister Zaynab has shed light on something that’s very serious and heartbreaking which is happening in Muslim communities across the country but many of us were unaware until reading her article. There are hundreds of comments in the comment section with many people expressing their thoughts of disgust, anger and disappointment. What was discussed in the article? Here are two paragraphs that can serve as the summary of this article […]


4 Educational Shows for Children

24 May, 2015 7 Comments Articles
4 Educational Shows for Children

While I don’t think babies should ever be exposed to any sort of screen time, I think for children over the age of three it’s OK if they sometimes watch a nice kid’s show that’s educational and entertaining at the same time. There are hundreds of different kid’s shows to choose from on TV and online but choosing a good show and videos for our children to watch is not as easy as we may think. I don’t want my child to be wasting 30 or even an hour of his time sitting and watching something where he will not […]


5 Negative Effects of Comparing Your Child to Other Kids

13 May, 2015 4 Comments Articles
5 Negative Effects of Comparing Your Child to Other Kids

We can all agree as parents we want our children to be the best. We want them to walk, talk and learn the same time as other children their age. We even want them to do better than their peers so we push them to try harder and pressure them so much. And if we see our children being a little behind on some things whether it is learning to read or whatever else, many of us start to panic because we compare them to other children their age and wonder why our children aren’t at the same level as […]


Mother’s Day Celebrations

7 May, 2015 0 Comments Articles
Mother’s Day Celebrations

Around this time of the year, we usually get bombarded with various commercials and advertisements about mothers. Companies now want to remind you how important it is to show how much you appreciate your mother by giving buying her something “nice.” I’m talking about mother’s day, of course. Many people around the world, the majority being non-Muslims celebrate mother’s day once a year. In the United States, mother’s day falls on the 10th of May, which is coming up soon. What about Muslims? Should we celebrate mother’s day? I’m sure many Muslims will take part in the celebration of mother’s […]


5 Ways to Protect Your Children From Becoming Attached to Electronic Devices

3 May, 2015 13 Comments Articles, Uncategorized
5 Ways to Protect Your Children From Becoming Attached to Electronic Devices

We are living in a world that is technically advanced. Everywhere we go there are computers and phones and all types of other electronic devices. Teenagers and adults alike are on their smart phones so much that it’s hard to find someone looking up these days while they wait in lines or even while waiting for the traffic light to turn green! If we adults are this engrossed with our various electronic devices, surely our children will be too no matter how much we try to protect them from it. When they see mom and dad on their phones watching […]


Seven-day Free Course on How to Get Healthy

23 April, 2015 0 Comments Uncategorized
Seven-day Free Course on How to Get Healthy

For those of you who are subscribed to Islamic Online University’s email updates, you probably already know about this. For those of you who are not, just wanted to share a recent email they sent out about staying healthy and lean. The second I saw healthy and lean, I thought to myself where do I sign up?! As a mother of three children, I know I can use any helpful tips on how to be healthy and lean! So I thought I’d share it with you mamas out there too who don’t already know about this. Find the details below. […]