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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Even the Prophets Had Family Problems

ANY OF US struggle with familial relationships. Sometimes, it can be overwhelmingly lonely. But even in the most difficult of family times, remember: even the Prophets had family issues. And despite their struggles, they continued in the path of God, knowing He was with them and that they were not alone—just as we must know through our own struggles. You […]

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How to Talk About Sex and Menstruation with Kids?

Question: At what age should you begin to talk to your daughter about sex and starting her period? Mine is 8 and I know some girls that started at 9. I’m just nervous about doing this. How to bring it up and how to explain it so that it’s understood without using medical words? Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum, In the name […]

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My Son Doesn’t Obey Me, What to Do?

Question:  As-salamu alaikum, first, I want to thank your team for the great help you are providing. I have 3 children and I have a problem with the middle child. The only problem that I have with him is that he does not obey. Whenever instruction I tell him ( very politely with please), he delays or does the contrary. […]

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How to Deal with My Teenage Daughter’s Attitude?

Question: As-salamu `Alaikum. First, thank you for this service, I have a question about my daughter. She is now 14-year-old, and I really have a difficult time managing her temper and her ups and downs. One day she is active and talking and socializing with us, the other she is so lazy and isolated. She does not allow us to […]

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