Choosing A Mate Wisely

DISCUSSIONS WITH A close friend of mine were once dominated by her excitement and continuous expressions that she wanted to get married. She told me she had a brother in mind that captivated her with his charm, intelligence, and handsome looks. She said that he was interested in her as well. She said many things about him, but none of […]

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Know Thy Children

PARENTING IS BASED on the unequivocal truth that mother and father know best, whether it is for, or about, their children. If those who essentially bring us into this world are not endowed with that faculty, then who else could possibly be? But parents themselves will tell you that is a contestable fact. There was a time when they too […]

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Men Are Babies and Other Jokes

MEN ARE JUST babies.” “Women are so emotional.” “Your husband is your first child.” “Don’t try to understand women.” In lectures and articles, from popular Muslim speakers and well-meaning aunties, these phrases are passed on as part and parcel of marriage advice or counsel on how to deal with the opposite gender. The tone is usually light-hearted, with a knowing […]

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Build Trust with Your Spouse | Blessed Home Series

A healthy Muslim marriage is built on love, friendship, peace harmony and most importantly a foundation of trust. When a man and woman marry in Islam it is a promise between both of them that they will love and honour the sacred relationship of marriage. This means that they should fulfill their promise and keep their relationship as transparent between them as […]

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The Islamic Marriage Contract

The marriage (Nikah) contract is a very important element in finalizing the marriage and making a man and a woman lawful for each other. This is probably one of the biggest if not the biggest contract you will ever sign. This is a contract with which you take on a life partner and a start of a family. There are […]

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7 Tips For Arranging a Cheap yet Exciting Wedding

You will find that these techniques can be used in all scales of weddings and you can still have an amazing day to remember inshAllah. Invite fewer people– The more people you invite to your wedding the larger the bill gets. Try to keep the wedding invitation list limited to closest friends and relatives and NOT everyone you’ve ever met in your life. […]

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Expensive Weddings – Is it really Wise?

Our wedding day is one of the most special day of our lives. We are at the verge of beginning a new life with our new partner for not only this life but inshAllah for the life to come. We spare nothing to make sure that this day will be a perfect and memorable one. Due to this reason we […]

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Consummating the Marriage in Islam

During the hectic time of the wedding many loose sight of the acutal Nikah that is to take place privately between the new couple. In all the hoopla of the wedding they are not fully prepared mentally, physically and emotionally for one of the most important part of their new lives together. Below is a brief summary for your benefit […]

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