May 4, 2020.Reading time 9 minutes.
My relationship with the Quran hasn’t always been the greatest. When I was doing my first reading of the Quran with the maulana sahab when I was a child, it was a chore that had to be done, and I tried to avoid it often. Once that first reading of the Quran was done, I […]
January 13, 2020.Reading time 15 minutes.
Hajj is the single most important journey a Muslim takes in their lifetime. It requires preparation- mental, physical, material, and spiritual. One of the first things that need to be done, after the intention of course, is to find and choose a package that best suits your needs and budget.
October 3, 2017.Reading time 4 minutes.
As parents it is our responsibility to teach our children how to conduct themselves in social settings, and teaching them good table manners, in my opinion, is an absolute essential. Now, good table manners are not about using the right fork. That is etiquette, and I am no expert in that department, and etiquette also […]
September 26, 2017.Reading time 6 minutes.
Last week I talked about the importance of teaching our children good manners early on, and some things to remember while doing that. Today I am sharing some basic social manners that children should be taught and prompted towards as they grow up and begin to understand instructions. Although my girls are too small to […]
September 19, 2017.Reading time 5 minutes.
“The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.” –Fred Astaire It is unfortunate that we are raising our children in a world where good manners are oft neglected. Yes, children are being taught how to say ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ and those basic niceties, but it is often forgotten that […]