Category Archives: Islamic Studies
I just wanted to take a moment and share a benefit (or “pearl” if you will) that I received from the Al-Maghrib course, “Protect This House” by Sheikh Abu ‘Eesa Niamatullah. Every parent has to deal with disciplining their children, and this is something Muslims in the west have a hard time with especially because the community here is either an immigrant population where societal norms from back home may be frowned upon or even deemed “abusive” by western standards, or are reverts from the local population, and unfortunately have experiences from their jahiliyyah period as a reference point which may not necessarily be Islamic. What is one to do? The biggest challenge that Muslim parents have in raising their children in the west (or anywhere else for that matter) are two things:
A very nice experience, MashaAllah. Just go here: Panoramic View
Today, I read an explanation of Surah Kahf to the children and my daughter read aloud The Adventures of Zulqarnain by Shiban Akbar. We also read about the companions of the cave in My Quran Friends Storybook by Saniyasnain Khan and the story of the two gardens in My First Quran Storybook….
AlhamduLILLAH,If you take a look at Noorart, or any other online stores, you can see a steady growth in the variety of homeschool material. Just four years ago, there was much less available and I didn’t know any homeschooling families in Toronto.
MashaALLAH! It is important that we keep the biographies of our heroes alive. How many of us know the biographies of the great scholars of the past? Do we know their names or where they were born? We hear their names all the time but what can we tell our children about them? At night, when we tell bedtime stories, what are we telling?