Question: My in-laws won’t stop telling me how to parent

Question: My in-laws won’t stop telling me how to parent

My in-laws won’t stop telling me how to parent, I feel so trapped, is there a way out? The way in to this is through your husband, so naturally one would assume the way to deal with it is to take it to your husband for a way out (solution). But, no, that rarely works […]

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Question: Frustrated Husband with Wife Undermining His Role

Question: Frustrated Husband with Wife Undermining His Role

My wife keeps undermining my authority infront of our kids, no matter how many time I tell her I don’t like that she keeps doing it!! I’m very frustrated and don’t know what to do, any advice? There’s likely two issues at play here: one could be an insecurity about who she is as a […]

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Raising An Obedient Child – Step 3

Raising An Obedient Child – Step 3

Putting Parenting Together (Step 3 of 3 ) I have previously discussed step 1 and step 2 in raising an obedient child. As we progress to the final step, you’ll notice that it doesn’t get easier. This step isn’t really a “step”, it’s more like a foundation piece; an absolutely essential requirement in working towards […]

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Raising An Obedient Child – Step 2

Raising An Obedient Child – Step 2

Purposely Parent  (Step 2 of 3) Assuming you’ve read step one, you’ll be clear as to what exactly an “obedient child” looks like – by my definition. While it may have a selfish connotation suggesting a parent wants to control and dictate the life of their child, in actuality an obedient chlid is the outcome […]

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Question: My parents are divorced so does that mean I have a broken home?

Question: My parents are divorced so does that mean I have a broken home?

It’s not a broken home unless something inside the home isn’t working. Yes, it can be argued when a mom and dad aren’t together then the ties of family are broken. But when a mom and dad can’t get along, they argue a lot or have habits that cause serious issues to the family unit […]

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Being Muslim in the West – How to Feel Safe

Being Muslim in the West – How to Feel Safe

Western Muslims, now more than ever, are faced with what is coined as “Islamophobia.” It is a phrase that encompasses the fear of the unknown but also creates a threat to Muslims across the globe based simply on the fact that we are Muslims.  While many questions arise, two remain at the forefront – What […]

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Positive Influence – Be the Change You Want for Your Children

Positive Influence – Be the Change You Want for Your Children

Today’s world is filled with much strife, the days of calm seem to be a distant past as our youth seem to grow so fast, yet, so slowly too. Issues such as #BlackLivesMatter, #IStandWithAhmed, #DumpTrump, etc. are heavy for children to be worrying about. While on some level they do worry, on another level they […]

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