The Intention- Hajj 2020 (theme 3)

 Niyyah- Quality vs Quantity!   “If Migration is not done for the sake of Allah, it is not for Allah”,  said Islamic teacher. “It is all about intention,” he further added. Since then i assumed intention (niyyah) is for those who migrated. Islamiat studies in our schools, colleges, and universities are bookish, they are not […]

Treaty of Hudaibiya (Hajj 2020- theme 2)

The treaty of Hudaybiyyah also known as Sulah Hudaibiya was one of the events that took place during the initial stages of Islam. It was a treaty between Madina, represented by Prophet Muhammad PBUH and Makkah, Quraish tribe on March 628 (as per Islamic date, Dhu Al Qudah 6th AH). Muslims were in Ihram, which means there […]

Marshmallow study-immediate or delayed gratification

Is your child focus on immediate gratification rule or is ready to enjoy more benefits by delaying the urge or need? Being a mother, we are also role playing many other roles in our child’s life. Let it be a care giver, a friend, a comfort provider, a doctor, a spiritual adviser, a mentor, a […]

Learn Vs Hear_-a proactive approach

Tarbiyah (a proactive approach) to have an ultimate goal to attain Jannah. Learning versus Hearing how to go about it to succeed? Parents are responsible for bringing up their children according to the Prophet’s (peace be upon him) teachings. Quran tells us to train our children with desire for Jannah as the final, ultimate goal. […]

Active vs Passive Learning

  The power of learning It is not necessary to be a teacher to know about this. Being a mother, you are a mentor by default and knowing about these will make your teaching smooth and extraordinary. There are two types of learning, passive and active. Passive learning is surface learning when nothing gets deep […]

Teaching Empathy

Healthy Empathy is crucial and a quality to be acquired by all. My daughter seemed to be very cheerful when I overheard her talking to her best friend. They  were both happy because the top girl in their class had flunked the exams due to  her mother’s departure from this world. For a moment, my […]

Everyday is your birthday!

Have we ever reflected what we celebrate in name of birthday celebration? Do we celebrate the loss of year and nearness to death? or we celebrate to have a successful year spend? What difference does it make? How this helps to increase our good deeds? The hailstorm turned into a thunderstorm while I was preparing […]

Why do you say, what you do not do?

Lift the veil of hypocrisy Don’t take credit for the things you have not done or posses. Allah hates those who say the things that they do not do. Be a human of your words I was so dead tired that I could not drag more. Drained energy and yelling kids were driving me nuts. I […]