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Friday, 23 September 2022

Kindness and Empathy to Counter Bully Behaviour


Kindness and empathy are what is needed to counter a world full of unfriendliness and narcistic vibes. Bully behaviour can emerge from not caring about others and not being able to feel the emotions of others. Teaching children empathy is not enough.

Wednesday, 15 June 2022

What is Islamic Parenting?

You've heard of The Principles of Islamic Parenting, right?  If you haven't then read it here or see the images below. Do you know the aims of Islamic Parenting? If you don't then read my previous post here.  Islamic Parenting is the combination of these two. If you combined the aims of Islamic Parenting with the Principles of Islamic Parenting then you'll get a map for Islamic Parenting. Simple.

Wednesday, 1 September 2021

The Aims of Islamic Parenting

If you’re a new parent (or even a l time parent) and don’t know where to start with parenting your child then here are the top 5 important aims of Islamic parenting.

1. To be Righteous Muslims
The first and most important is to raise children to worship our Creator, Allah, and follow the Sunnah of the Prophet (s). When your child is young the best way to do this is to be the model. Let your child observe you doing acts of worship. Lay the foundation and encourage your child to imitate you. At the age of discernment, which is about 7 years of age, you can then formally teach the required ibadah.

Thursday, 25 February 2021

The Collapse of Parenting Book Review

Title: The Collapse of Parenting
Author: Leonard Sax
Publisher: Basic Books
Published: 2016
Recommended for: All parents

In this review, I will summarise the important points the author wrote about and add my own thoughts to them. 

The first is that children are growing up disrespecting adults, authority, each other and everything. This is the culture of disrespect where it's cool to be disrespectful. In this culture, parents are afraid to upset their child through applying rules and restricting their child out of fear that their child will not love them. And so the child has no limit on his or her behaviour and can do whatever they want.

There are several remedies to this.