Category Archives: Parenting

“Some Wisdoms Behind Breastfeeding”


All praise is due to Allah, and may exaltation and safety be granted to Muhammad, his family, his companions, and those who aid them. To proceed: Allah, the Most High, says: “Mothers may nurse [i.e., breastfeed] their children two complete … Continue reading

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Pregnant and Breast-Feeding Women Breaking Their Fast


The world-renowned scholar, Shaykh ‘Abdul ‘Azeez Ibn Baaz [d. 1420 AH], may Allah have mercy on him, was asked: Q: Is it permissible for a pregnant or breast-feeding woman to break their fast? Also, is it obligatory upon them to … Continue reading

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Admonition to Fathers


  Questioner: Verily there are some fathers who does not concern about his sons with regards to the affairs of religion, for example, he do not command them to perform salaat or to read Al-Qur’aan or to sit with good … Continue reading

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Ruling on advising the children regarding choosing a spouse


Second question of Fatwa no. 9174 Q 2: is it permissible for a father to discuss the matter of (Part No. 18; Page No. 61) choosing a wife or a husband directly with his son or daughter? A: Yes, it … Continue reading

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Custody of children after divorce


Question: When the men and the wife split and they have sons and daughters; whose is the custody? Answer:They will be with the one whom the [Muslim] judge judges for. Meaning: if the husband and the wife don’t agree about … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week


Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen (rahimahullaah) said: “The man is the shepherd of the members of his household, his wife, his son, his daughter, his sister, his paternal aunt and his maternal aunt. He is the shepherd of members of his household … Continue reading

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Is knowing the sex of the baby part of the knowledge of the unseen?


Question: How can we reconcile between the fact that doctors can find out whether the foetus is male or female, and the aayah (interpretation of the meaning): “and [He] knows that which is in the wombs” [Luqmaan 31:24], and what … Continue reading

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Showing Mercy Towards Children is a Means of Achieving the Mercy of Allah


Aboo Hurayrah narrated that the Messenger of Allah, salallahu ‘alaihi wa salam, kissed Al-Hasan while Al-Aqra ibn Haabis at-Tameemee was sitting near him.  A-Aqra said, “Indeed I have ten children and I have never kissed any of them.”  The Messenger … Continue reading

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Having many Children


In the Name of Allaah, The Most Merciful, The Bestower of Mercy Imaam Muslim Bin Hajjaj (rahimahullah) says in his book Saheeh Muslim: Qutaybah Bin Sa’eed narrated to us (that): Layth narrated to us from S’ad Bin Abee Sa’eed from … Continue reading

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Ruling on fasting for pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers


Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen (may Allaah have mercy on him) was asked in Fataawa al-Siyaam (p. 161): If a pregnant woman or breastfeeding mother does not fast with no excuse, and she is strong and in good health, and is not … Continue reading

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