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 […]

Time to heal and set your grudges free

Parenting is not an easy ride. It comes with all sort of bumps and challenges. Over these years of motherhood, I have learnt many things, different horizons of parenting and a variety of perspectives. You can not get an apple from the seed of Strawberry. Similarly, your child is a fusion of the behaviors he […]

The night of Power (Laylatul Qadr)

Simple ways to educate kids about Laylatul qadr:   Laylatul qadr is comprised of two words: lail(night) and qadr (power). It is a blessed night. Allah (سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى) has stated it to be better than thousand months in the Qurán. Allah( سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى) says in the Quran: “The Night of Decree is better than a thousand […]

Do you hear me?

Parents are responsible for bringing up their children according to the Prophet’s (sa) teachings. Quran tells us to train our children with desire for Jannah as the final, ultimate goal. Everything else is transitory. “O you who believe! Ward off yourselves and your families against a Fire (Hell) whose fuel is men and stones.” (At-Tahrim 66:6) Our […]

Teaching Empathy

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 inner self was so furious to find my girl laughing at someone […]