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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 […]

How can a Muslim rid himself of Bad Attitude and acquire Good Attitude?

November 22, 2017

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Q. I have a very bad attitude; I am disobedient and defiant towards my mother and I often make her angry. Sometimes my manners and attitude are good, but most of the time they are bad. How can I improve my attitude and my manners? What are the things that will help me to be kind […]

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, […]

Chapter 13: Dutifulness towards a parent who is an Idolater

February 21, 2015

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al-Adab al-Mufrad [Imam Bukhari (Rahimahullah)] {Chapter 13: Dutifulness towards a parent who is an Idolater} 24. Sa’id ibn Abi Waqqas said: “Four ayats were revealed about me.  The first was when my mother swore she would neither eat nor drink until I left Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peace. Allah Almighty revealed,  […]

Chapter 12: One does not ask forgiveness for his father, if he is an Idolater

February 21, 2015

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al-Adab al-Mufrad [Imam Bukhari (Rahimahullah)] {Chapter 12: One does not ask forgiveness for his father, if he is an Idolater} 23. Ibn ‘Abbas mentioned the words of the Almighty, “When one or both of them reach old age with you, do not say ‘Ugh!’ to them out of irritation and do not be harsh with […]