Browsing All posts tagged under »children«

The reward for spending on one’s wife and children

June 6, 2017


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


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


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


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 […]

How should we raise our children?

April 17, 2014


Q. could you please advise us about how improve our manners, and raise our children to have good manners? As many of the scholars mentioned, they studied under their teachers for years to learn proper manners. I am very concerned because it seems that we are surrounded by bad examples and role models, and the […]

Who has more right to custody of the child – the father or the mother?

February 19, 2014


Q. My question is as follows: I married a sister who had a child with her husband before me. The little brother is currently three years old. If their is any evidence to show clearly my wife’s right to visitation. And the behavior of the Sahaabah and their implimention of the hadeeth,”And the women has […]

How can she introduce Islam to her young children and make them love it?

November 15, 2013


ar – zh – id – en Q. I have embraced Islam – praise be to Allah – and I have three children; I come from a Christian family that is tolerant of my being Muslim. My question is: how can I introduce Islam to my children, one of whom is eleven years old, the other is eight years old, and […]