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 […]Read More
Category: Muslim Parenting
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Ageless Parenting – Where Do Parents Stand?
‘A child will have many friends throughout their life, but they will only have one set of parents’Read More