Our world is changing rapidly and our role as Muslim parents has only been amplified. In this post we journey into subtle societal norms that hinder our way as Muslim parents, the need to motivate, the source of inspiration and most importantly the command to rise.
'Ageless Parenting - An Alarming Realization' discusses the the trends of parenting, which lead to a greater challenge in raising the Muslim child. This article offers an insight into common practices in today's parenting, defines the goal of Muslim parents, suggests direction of how to attain this goal and concludes with the bottom line - "the choice is ours, but the consequence is theirs."
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 is the root of the problem? How do we deal with it?
Yours.Mine.Ours. - the MuslimChild.ca slogan. A slogan that can leave many with a scrunched up face, wondering "what that's all about?", and how exactly it fits. Rest assured, there was thought that went behind it. Here I get a bit personal and share my path and thoughts, with a brief look into where this slogan came from, why it disappeared and where it stands now