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Life After Death Praying with a Muslim Child for a Lost Loved One

Life After Death: Praying with a Muslim Child for a Lost Loved One

Children’s Sense of Time and Death To be a child is, in one sense, to not be bound by time the way many adults are. Children are fully alive and...
4 Ways to Develop a Family Culture of thankfulness through “Thanks” and “Giving”

4 Ways to Develop a Family Culture of “Thanks” and “Giving”

By Kelly El-Yacoubi Thankfulness Brings Benefit One of the most poignant and memorable verses from the Holy Qur’an is when Allah Most High tells us, “And if you are grateful,...
Learning the Spirit of Islamic Values with Islamic Children's Books

Learning the Spirit of Islamic Values with Islamic Children’s Books

By Kelly El-Yacoubi My Introduction to Noor Kids’ Islamic Children’s Books I can still remember when I first saw the Noor Kids booth years ago at a busy Islamic convention....
How to Talk to your Kids About Bullying

How to Talk to Your Muslim Kids About Bullying

“All that’s necessary for the triumph of evil, is for good men to do nothing,” says Superman. Upon reading such a bold statement, thoughts commonly go to infamous evildoers, such...
4 Things I Wish I Knew About My Child with ADHD

4 Things I Wish I Knew About My Muslim Child with ADHD

By Sabria Mills   ADHD is the acronym for Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder. It is considered a deficit that affects attention, focus, impulsivity, and executive functioning. Children with ADHD often...
3 Ways to Advocate for your Exceptional Learner in Islamic Schools

3 Ways to Advocate for Your Exceptional Learner in Islamic Schools

By Sabria Mills   The phrase “exceptional learner” refers to a student with learning, behavior, sensory, and/or processing deficits. There are many categories of students with disabilities; however, IDEA (Individuals...
Questions that Promote Critical Thinking Skills While Reading

Questions that Promote Critical Thinking Skills for Muslims While Reading

By Dr. Fadwa Elashi   The Qur’an is filled with examples encouraging its readers to be active thinkers that engage in intellectual and scientific thought—from Ibrahim (AS) that sought to...

5 Duas to Teach Children in the Last 10 Nights

The last ten nights of Ramadan are the most blessed, with one of odd nights being Laylat-ul-Qadr. That means we should try to step up our worship each of these last...

Food for thought this Ramadan (for your kids)

Iftaar=Futoor, Sehri=Suhoor. Call it what you like, it’s food for all. Eating, or, specific to the month of Ramadan, the breaking of the fast, is universal. Food is an important theme...

3 Habits you NEED to adopt over Ramadan

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” -Aristotle Ramadan is to Muslims what New Years is to non-Muslims; we create resolutions to...