Tag: raisingchildren2016

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7 Tips to Talking About Sex

Our children are at the cusp of adulthood and it is my turn to inform them concerning the facts of life and all the ways a Muslim adult should think and act in being obedient to Allāh and His Messenger (sall Allahu ʿalayhi wa sallam). Allāh (subhanahu wa taʿala) advised:

Education Featured Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Opinion Propagation Women 11 Min Read

Sisters Travelling to Seek Knowledge

About once every few weeks, I get at least one email from sisters asking for advice regarding travelling to the Khalīj for Ṭalab al-ʿilm, so I felt it pertinent to address this issue with my thoughts on the matter. Our blessed Messenger (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) said in a

The Teaching Revolution

92 years have passed since the fall of the Ottoman Empire and the rise of Modern day Turkey. In a very short space of time Kamal Atatürk, the founding father of modern Turkey, was able to secularise an entire nation. Central to his policies was a drive to so-called ‘modernisation’

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Hijab: A Generation of Change

“And say to the believing women that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty; that they should not display their beauty and ornaments except what must ordinarily appear thereof; that they should draw their veils over their bosom…” It started one Ramadan. But then, I am getting ahead

Good news for innovators

An engineering student from Walthamstow has been touted as a “future industry leader” after winning a national award for designing an app to help railway engineers. Fahad Rage writes for Islam21c to speak of his success and impart on some advice for aspiring Muslims across the world. First and foremost,

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Aspiring Minds: Empowering the Youth

  Mistaken identity – the need for Spiritual Development We find that the youth of today are in search of some “freedom” with the desire to live their “own lives.” The majority of youth are goalless, yet for Muslims our goals are all divinely inspired. Allāh says, “The goal of

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Developing Reflective Thinking in our Children

“Don’t touch the teapot, it’s hot.” Yet she still goes for it. Again, and again! What is she learning from this process?  The toddler is learning that the teapot will burn her and will eventually think twice before touching it again.  Hence, she is using her thoughts and reflecting upon

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Education: The Difference Between Freedom & Slavery

Frederick Douglass, the infamous runaway slave who became a strong orator of the abolitionist movement, highlights in his autobiography a moment during his youth when he lived with his master’s brother’s family. Frederick approached the mother of the house, Sophia Auld, and expressed his curiosity of “this mystery of reading,”