Tag: Raising Children

The Importance of Educating Your Child

The prophet (ﷺ) encouraged us to save ourselves and our families from the fire. Attaining this goal is paramount for every parent, male of female, educating our youth with beneficial knowledge. Learning and understanding the principles of our religion are key towards protecting and cultivating the natural inclination (fitrah) of our young ones, raising them upon taqwá (piety). Questions: How should we educate our children when there are no Salafī schools? What if there are only government schools? Can we send our children to secular schools? What is the best way to educate and cultivate...

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Question and Answer Session

Is there any obligation for the aunt or uncle to step in if the parents are not taking responsibilities? The permissibility of leaving your relatives house if sin is taking place in front of you. Does a man have rights and responsibilities over a revert woman’s children who had children from a previous relationship? Can you vaccinate your kids? Should you vaccinate your children? How does a sister go about obtaining a Wakīl? And what responsibility does the Wakeel have? What age do you recommend a parent to make their child fast? How can the brothers at TROID (Masjid al-Furqān) go...

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Steps in Cultivating Children and Family upon the Sunnah

The Sunnah is the Sunnah! The importance of finding a righteous spouse; think about who you’d want as a mother or father to your children. Think ahead with regard to piety. No father should allow his daughter to marry a man from Ahlul-bidʿah or Faasiq, they are not for our daughters! Nor for our sons! Why is it important to cultivate our children from a young age upon the Sunnah? How will it effect them in the long run? What are the benefits? Why is it important to have fixed questions before getting married in regards to selecting your spouse? How will they raise your children? What...

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How to Nurture Children upon the Prophetic Sunnah

رَبِّ هَبْ لِي مِنَ الصَّالِحِينَ “My Lord! Grant me (offspring) from the righteous.” Rabbi hablee mina As-al-Ṣāliḥīn ─ Sūrah al-Sāffāt verse 100 O you who believe! Ward off from yourselves and your families a Fire (Hell) whose fuel is men and stones, over which are (appointed) angels stern (and) severe, who disobey not, (from executing) the Commands they receive from Allāh, but do that which they are commanded. – Sūrah Tahrīm verse 6 Indeed, Allāh Has many favours upon us, sometimes we are tried through blessings or trials, in this lecture our brother Abū ʿIyāḍ talks about...

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A Talk to Children: Who Is Allāh and Why Do We Worship Him?

  From the topics discussed: The greatest blessing that Allāh has given you is Islām. To whom do we owe our thanks to? Who is the Creator? Who do we worship? Who will go to Paradise? Who will go to the Hellfire? Who is the Messenger? Who are the Companions? Who are the Salaf al-Ṣāliḥ? States Abū Khadījah, “Know Allāh and you will love him, love Him and you will worship him, obey him and you will obey his Messenger, follow his Messenger and you will follow his Companions. Do this and Paradise awaits in shāʾ Allāh“.

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Advice for Educating the Muslim Children

The first advice from the book entitled ‘Naṣīḥatī li-Nisā’ (My Advice to the Women), authored by Umm ʿAbdillāh al-Wādiʿīyyah, the daughter of the late Imām of Yemen, Al-ʿAllāmah Muqbil ibn Hādi al-Wādiʿī -raḥimahullāh – Umm ʿAbdillāh is from those who are grounded in Islamic knowledge as her noble father has mentioned. Who is Umm ʿAbdillāh al-Wādiʿīyyah? Stated al-’Allāmah Muqbil Ibn Hādī al-Wādiʿī – raḥimahullāh – concerning his daughter – Umm ’ʿAbdillāh al-Waadi’iyyah, “She has benefited (mustafeedah) and is a strong researcher. She has writings, from them: Naṣīḥatī li-Nisā [published], al-Jāmiʿus-Ṣaḥīḥ...

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