Creating a Positive Environmen...

Written by Salma Elkadi Abugideiri

Allah SWT identifies the purpose of marriage as achieving sakeenah (tranquility) founded on the critical components of mawaddah (compassion, love) and rahmah (mercy) (Qur’an - 30:21). The picture that is painted in the Qur’an of the relationship between spouses is one of mutual love and compassion, where spouses consult one another (Qur’an - 42:38) and take care of one another...

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Enseigner l’Islam à nos enfant...

Written by Linda Bendjafer

Nous avons pour mission, chers parents, la transmission du message divin. Pour ce faire, il est plus que nécessaire d’assurer la communication familiale (el hiwar), car une famille où ne règnent pas la communication et le dialogue est une famille vouée à la déstabilisation de ses membres. Il s’agit d’un dialogue plus que nécessaire à travers lequel sera transmise l’essence même ...

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Case Study: The Internet Dilem...

Written by Ekram Beshir and Mohamed Rida Beshir

Imad is 16 years old. He is an average high school student. He lives with his parents and his older brother Mohsen. He spends a lot of time sitting at his computer. Whenever his parents invite him to go to a community activity, he declines their invitation and says, “I don’t enjoy going there.” One night, Imad’s dad came home early in the evening, which rarely happens because...

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Tips and Advice for Married Co...

Written by Mohamed Rida Beshir

- Never go to bed with an unsettled argument ...


- Express opinions in a calm and polite way...

- Don't idealize each other. Accept small mistakes ...

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Why am I doing this to my kids...

Written by Mohamed Rida Beshir

Our behaviour toward our children can be easily categorized into positive and negative parental behaviours. Positive parental behaviour is every act a parent does that helps their child to feel good about herself and her identity as a Muslim and, as such, it makes her proud of who she is and brings her closer to Islam. On the other hand, negative parental behaviour is every conduct a parent does that results in ...

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Marriage in the Qur’an

Written by Shahina Siddiqui

The fact that we come from the same soul signifies our equality as humans. Therefore, when the essence of our creation is the same, the argument of which gender is better or greater is redundant. The fact that Allah SWT stresses on this fact, and then mentions the institution of marriage in the same verse in the Qur'an is of great significance for those of us who are in the field of marriage counseling...

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