Category: Education and the Muslim family

Professional Development for Teachers: In-service Training

In-service training, also known as professional development, is an ongoing process of learning and growth for teachers. ... more

Save your Family from Hellfire

Praise is due to Allah the Almighty, peace and blessings of Allah be upon the Prophet Muhammad, his Family, his Companions and whosoever follows him. Allah the Almighty says:

  {يَوْمَ يَفِرُّ الْمَرْءُ مِنْ أَخِيهِ. وَأُمِّهِ وَأَبِيهِ. ...

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Our Children After Ramadan

The month of the Quran and competition in good deeds has passed, but you must nevertheless teach your children that Ramadan is not the only month of worship that comes and leaves with its worship. No, rather, Ramadan is the month of change... ... more

The House During Ramadan

One of the favors that Allah could bestow upon a Muslim is to prolong his life until he reaches the month of Ramadan and then enables him to fast it and pray the optional night prayers during it. Rewards for good deeds in this month are multiplied; ranks are elevated; and Allah frees many people from the Hellfire. ... more

6 Productive Tips to Tame Your Child’s Foul Mouth

Your child just blurted a word of profanity!? Find out how you can handle this delicate situation. ... more

Rights of the Husband

Allah The Almighty enjoined obligations and duties, clarified rights and responsibilities, and then ordered the believing men and women to carry them out and made them a Sharee‘ah (Law) for all His slaves. There will be no happiness for a believer except by carrying out and fulfilling these obligations and duties properly, so that he would be entitled to gain the pleasure of Allah The Almighty. ... more

Kinship RightsIII

Allaah The Almighty does not command injustice, and therefore it is improper to request the husband to remain close to his parents in order to satisfy his parents while they are a whip of torture, harm, evil and oppression against his wife. The same applies to the wife’s parents. Both the husband and the wife are required to fear Allaah The Almighty and treat each other fairly. ... more

Kinship RightsII

Just as a husband is required to perform his duties towards his parents-in-law, a wife is required to fulfill her duty towards her parents-in-law as well. A righteous woman should understand the parents' love for their son and she must not be the least jealous or try to weaken the relation between her husband and his parents. She should also know that if she wishes Allaah The Almighty to bless her married life and grant her happiness with her husband, she should support him to be dutiful to his parents. ... more

Kinship Rights-I

In this article, we will discuss a great and noble duty that Allaah The Almighty has made obligatory for spouses. Muslim homes cannot be reformed and love and affection cannot prevail in them unless this duty is perfectly fulfilled in a way that satisfies Allaah. ... more

Is Your Home an Islamic Home?

This may seem like an unusual question and your automatic response may be “Why, of course my home is an Islāmic Home!! My family is Muslim and that makes our home a Muslim one!!” Go through this short checklist to determine if your response should really be in the affirmative. ... more

Positive and Negative C's of Islamic Parenting

One of the greatest challenges a Muslim will ever face is being a parent. This is one challenge, however, many of us are least prepared for. ... more

The Rights of Relatives

Everyone who has a tie of relation with you has certain rights upon you, in accordance with how closely they are related to you. ... more