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Recognizing Individual Differences Between Children

December 13, 2017

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Q. There is no doubt that each individual has his own character that Allah has given to him. Although there are characteristics that are common to all human beings, people vary with regard to the way those characteristics are combined. My question is with regard to children: how can a father deal fairly with those differences […]

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 […]

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 […]

When the wings of the night spread, keep your children in

January 27, 2015

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Q. We have grown up being told that at Maghrib time children should not go out to play as this is the time the Jinn (spirits) and devils come out and that they will possess any children playing outside. Is there any basis to this? A. Praise be to Allaah. Yes, a number of saheeh […]

Du’aa’s for infertile couples

May 1, 2014

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Q. Dear Sir, I am unable to conceive children due to sterility are there any specific dua’a  to be said in such a case ? A. Praise be to Allaah. You may pray the du’aa’ of Zakariya (peace be upon him), who said: “Rabbi laa tadharni fardan wa anta khayr ul-waaritheen (O my Lord! Leave me not single […]