Thursday, 5 September 2019

Special Time Challenge

Special Time is one way that you can nurture your relationship with your child. To help you put into practice Special Time, I'll be running a Special Time Challenge on my Instagram account @muslim.parenting. Read the rule in the above graphic. 

If you missed out or came at a later date then no worries. Just download the Special Time Challenge Pack below and start the challenge at any time. Don't forget to tag me.

Thursday, 11 July 2019

Dua for Children and Parents from the Quran

We all know how important it is to make dua for ourselves, our children, our parents and the believers. Allah says in the Quran:
And when My servants ask you, [O Muhammad], concerning Me - indeed I am near. I respond to the invocation of the supplicant when he calls upon Me. So let them respond to Me [by obedience] and believe in Me that they may be [rightly] guided. (Quran, 2:186)
Quran journaling

Thursday, 27 June 2019

How to Motivate Your Child

As a teacher, motivation is a question that I'm often asked about from parents. They usually want to know how they can motivate their children to do school work. The truth is that no matter how hard a parent pushes their child, their child will not be motivated to do that thing that their parent want them to do.

Below is a question that I was asked about from a reader concerning motivating children:

Monday, 24 June 2019

Emotion Coaching in Five Steps

When your child is experiencing strong emotions such as anger, frustration, sadness, anxiety and depression, it's time to do some emotion coaching. There are five basic steps.