Growing up, there was no mainstream Islam – or rather, there was no Islam in my mainstream. We had no Masjid or Madrassah, there was no such thing as a ‘Muslim’ toy or book, and Muslim television?
So it’s that time of the year when you are stuck in doors with the kids because it’s too cold to go outside. What activities can you do to keep them entertained without breaking
The sayings of Prophet Muhammad are filled with wisdom and guidance for mankind. He did not utter a word, other than it was deliberate and with a purpose. Through the study of his hadith, we can
There are great merits in memorising the Quran. As Muslims, we recite the Quran daily, but only a few blessed individuals have memorised it in its entirety.
Hifdh of Quran is not something that
There can be little doubt that the man Muhammad is known in every land across the globe. Many may understand his connection with Islam, many may have heard half-truths or perhaps even lies about him.
Nothing is more natural to a mother and father than the desire to protect their family from danger. Harm can come to us in many forms; including that of the unseen world.
In addition to the dangers
As the joyous celebration of Eid approaches, many of us will be thinking about what gifts we will be giving to our children. We want to give them toys that they will love to play with, that
As Ramadan approaches, the anticipation of the coming month starts to build. We pray that our fasts will be accepted, and that this year will be better than the last.
Many of our children are in schools
Many of us have memorised the attributes of Allah as children. The teachers at our madrasa, or perhaps our parents, encouraged us to commit all ninety nine names to memory. As we go on to have children
Remembrance of Allah is an act that draws us closer to our Lord; through His praises, reflecting on His attributes and seeking His forgiveness. Likewise, we all hope to raise children who remember Allah