Archives: Childrens Upbringing

Parent’s Permission to Go for Jihaad

August 7, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Childrens Upbringing.

Praise be to Allaah. Jihaad is one of the best of deeds, as is honouring one’s parents. If a person wants to go for jihaad, he has to ask their permission. If they give him their permission, all well and good, otherwise he should not go for jihaad, and he should stay with them. Staying • Read More »

Islamic Education in the West

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Praise be to Allaah. In order to preserve the structure of the Muslim family in the non-Muslim countries, we need to meet a number of conditions and requirements, both within the home and outside it: Within the home: It is essential for parents to uphold the habit of praying regularly in the mosque with their • Read More »

Children’s Character

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Praise be to Allaah. The issue referred to in the question is one of the most serious problems in raising children nowadays. Some of the Islamic solutions to this problem and ways of instilling strength and honour in our children’s character are listed below: Takniyyah (using the kunya or patronymic in addressing children) Calling a • Read More »

Leaving Daughter With Apostate Mother

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Praise be to Allaah. I advise you to strive to bring up your daughter and never to leave her, because you are responsible for her and will be questioned about her on the Day of Resurrection. “Each of you is a shepherd and is responsible for [will be questioned about] his flock” [hadeeth]. There is • Read More »

Discipline of Orphans

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Praise be to Allaah. Yes, he should order them to pray, as the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Instruct the child to pray when he reaches the age of seven…” (Reported by Abu Dawood in al-Sunan, Kitaab al-salaat, Baab mataa yu’mar al-sabiyyu bi’l-salaat). The scholars said: “The child should be • Read More »

Teaching Children About Unwanted Hair

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Praise be to Allaah. The child – male or female – needs to know about this ruling when he or she approaches the age of puberty and when you think that this hair, which has been made one of the signs of puberty, and which we have been commanded to remove for the sake of • Read More »

Sinning in Front on One’s Kids

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Praise be to Allaah. We put this question to our shaykh, Muhammad ibn Saalih al-‘Uthaymeen (may Allaah preserve him), who answered as follows: I seek refuge with Allaah! This is worse than committing sin openly, because in addition to committing sin openly, it is giving a bad upbringing. Question: If he does it inside his • Read More »

Children’s Education

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Al-hamdu lillaah. Praise be to Allaah. No doubt that a child’s education is one of life’s necessities, and as such spending to achieve it is obligatory on the parents. However, the level of education that a Muslim should provide for his children is not necessarily the highest level possible. This is because a child can • Read More »

Children of Women Who Were Raped in Bosnia and Kosova

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Praise be to Allaah. With regard to the children, the Muslims are obliged to take care of them and bring them up in Islam. They must not leave them to the Christians or others. As Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “The believers, men and women, are Awliya’ (helpers, supporters, friends, protectors) of one another” • Read More »

Missionary Groups Adopting Muslim Orphans

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Praise be to Allaah. It is not permissible to hand over Muslim orphans to the non-Muslims, Christians or others, because of the great danger that this poses to the orphans, and because they will not be given an Islamic upbringing. They (orphans) are a trust (amaanah) for which the Muslims are responsible, so it is • Read More »

Children Stealing

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Praise be to Allaah. A young child may steal for a number of reasons: He steals because he does not know the difference between borrowing and stealing, and the concept of personal ownership is not clear in his mind. Some children steal because they are deprived of things that others have. Some steal to take • Read More »

Will children be rewarded for their good deeds? Will Children be Rewarded for Their Good Deeds?

August 7, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Childrens Upbringing.

Praise be to Allaah. Yes, children will be rewarded for doing good deeds, because of the hadeeth reported by Muslim in his Saheeh (no. 1335) from Ibn ‘Abbaas (may Allaah be pleased with them both), who said: “A woman lifted up a child and said, ‘O Messenger of Allaah, will his Hajj (pilgrimage) be counted?’ • Read More »

Spiritual Training of Children

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Praise be to Allaah.  A child who is three years old should see his mother and father praying, and he should hear them reciting Qur’aan, for if a child hears his parents and brothers reciting Qur’aan and daily dhikr (words of remembrance) repeatedly, this nourishes his soul and brings his heart to life as the • Read More »

Parents Watching over Over Their Children

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Praise be to Allaah.   Our advice is that the mother or father should from time to time examine their children’s belongings. That is because the Shaytaan may make attractive to them the idea of keeping something haraam that it is not permissible to look at or listen to. This is part of the responsibility • Read More »

Raising Righteous Children

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Praise be to Allaah.  Raising and educating children is one of the duties required of parents. Allaah has enjoined that in the Qur’aan, and the Messenger (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) also enjoined that. Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “O you who believe! Ward off yourselves and your families against a • Read More »

Problem With Son Masturbating Daily

August 7, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Childrens Upbringing.

Praise be to Allaah.   The family is often responsible for the children falling into sin, because they do not urge children to worship Allaah and they make available the means of falling into sin. We do not know what is really happening here, but it may be that the circumstances surrounding this boy have • Read More »