Category Archives: Socialization

Getting Our Vitamin C

My husband caught a cold and kindly passed it on to me and my son, lol.  I notice that we get a lot of colds through my husband. I guess that makes sense, after all, he’s the one who goes out into the world and deals with the general public day to day (i.e public transit, shopping, etc.)

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Giveaway!

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Socialization Question

A Reader said…
“Assalaamu alaykum I’m a mother of one living in the US and I am seriously considering homeschooling… my girl is still an infant but every time I remember my public school experiences I cringe and swear I could never subject my daughter to that.I am concerned about socialization, though. How do you get your kids to play and learn with other children their ages when you live in a non-Muslim country and are so selective about their playmates (they have to be Muslim, good adab, etc)? I have no question that the quality of education would be better, but what about the socialization factor? jazaku Allah khayr”

Wa ‘alaikum as salaam, Sis.
May ALLAH make things easy for you and your family, AMEEN.
For me, socialization is really not an issue. Because we get out and about in the world, my children understand how to converse with their elders, they feel comfortable around various ages and they are more inclined to play with any aged child, (they love babies and sometimes don’t realize that they are not as old as the older kids, lol.

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Acting Out

“Young people will do things to get attention with peers that they wouldn’t do … in a context all by themselves without the reinforcement of the peer group…” (more…)

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