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.

Saturday, 15 June 2019

Understand Your Child's Emotional Development

Emotional development starts right at birth when your baby is put into your arms. This is the beginning of attachment. By understanding your child's emotional development, you can help to nurture it and make it healthy.