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How can I advise my son who is going to start school, about the dangers he may face, without causing him anxiety or making him afraid?

December 7, 2017

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Q. My son is going to start first grade (first year of primary education). How can I make him aware of some issues and advise him without making him feel afraid? A. Praise be to Allah Advising and making a child aware of some issues at this young age should be done by setting out simple […]

The reward for spending on one’s wife and children

June 6, 2017

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Q. What is the reward of a man who spends on his children? A. Praise be to Allah There is a great deal of evidence in the Qur’aan and Sunnah to encourage spending on one’s children and describing the virtue of doing so. This includes: 1 – Evidence from the Qur’aan:  Allaah says (interpretation of the […]

Serious Consequences of Falling Short in Raising Children

May 22, 2017

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Q. My mother is not compassionate or understanding. Since we were small, she has treated us harshly and has never shown us an ounce of compassion, and we have grown up in this atmosphere. She has never supported me as a girl and has never taught me how to interact with suitors or with people in […]

Suggested alternatives to Electronic Games

March 9, 2017

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Q. What are some fun and beneficial activities that we can do with our children, instead of them sitting at the computer? A. Praise be to Allah It is no longer hidden from anyone how many electronic games there are of all types and how quickly they have become widespread, and how attached and obsessed […]

Advice to Students during Exams – by Shaykh Saalih al-Munajjid

December 29, 2015

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* Resort to Allaah by supplicating to Him using any permissible wording, like saying: “O my Lord relax for me my chest with assurance and ease for me my task.” * Prepare by going to bed early and going to the exam on time. * Take all needed tools which you are permitted to take, […]

Explanation of the Hadeeth Separate their Sleeping Arrangements 

February 7, 2015

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Question: May Allaah treat you well. As it relates to the statement: وفرقوا بينهم في المضاجع And separate their sleeping arrangements. Does this refer to the male and female siblings or does it include males being separated from (other) males? Shaykh Sulaymaan Ar-Ruhaylee Answer: “Command them to pray at seven and beat them for it […]

How to make our Earnings and Spendings Noble, while seeking little from this World

February 7, 2015

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Ali ibn Fudail related that he heard his father say to Ibn Mubarak: “You order us to seek little from this world, yet we see you trading in merchandise. Please explain how you reconcile one with the other?”  He said, “O Abu Ali, I do so only to protect myself (from begging), to be generous […]