Attachment Parenting – G...

Answered by Mohamed Rida Beshir and Ekram Beshir

From an Islamic and psychological perspective, is giving children too much attention and care when they are young good or bad for them? Also, should children be taught to be independent when they are toddlers, for example, not allowed to sleep with their parents, and so on?

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Training – How long?

Answered by Mohamed Rida Beshir and Ekram Beshir

I read in one of your books about the technique of "Indicate, Educate, Follow Up and Train" to help our children improve their behaviour and eliminate their shortcomings. I found it very interesting and I am trying to use it with my children. However, how can I measure the success ...

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Correcting Negative Behaviour

Answered by Mohamed Rida Beshir and Ekram Beshir

I read in one of your books that each child tends to pick up a personality in accordance with her birth number. My question is, how would you change the personality of the “trouble making” child? Or how would you change any other personality ...

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Following up on Homework

Answered by Mohamed Rida Beshir and Ekram Beshir

What is the best way for us to follow up on our child’s homework? Sometimes we are very busy and do not have any time to do this. Do you have any suggestions?

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Traditional Methods of Parenti...

Answered by Mohamed Rida Beshir and Ekram Beshir

My husband always uses the traditional methods and ways — with all their positive and negative aspects — in dealing with our children. He always says: "My opinion is right and this is the proper way to deal with the children. Our parents used to do it this way and it worked on us." ...

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Going to the Prom

Answered by Ekram Beshir and Mohamed Rida Beshir

My daughter is 16 years old. She has been attending public school. She is graduating from high school this year insha’a Allah. It is early, but I am expecting her to ask me about going to the prom. I feel that it is not proper for a Muslim girl to attend such a party and I have been hinting to this, but we never discuss it in detail ...

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