Allah is the source of all mercy upon us, and He decreed that the first touch of mercy we feel is from our parents.
Being undutiful towards our parents is one of the greatest sins in our religion. We want our children to go to heaven and know that their path is through their obedience to us. That’s why it is important that we assist our children and help them respect us. Sh. Ibrahim Hindy shares 3 steps we can take to achieve that.
Whether done intentionally or not, most parents actually display favoritism between their children. This issue can cause a fracture in the family dynamic. The Prophet taught us the importance of being just with our children. Sh. Ibrahim Hindy explores the negative effects of unfairness between children and teaches us lessons from the prophets on achieving justice in our home.
How do we ensure that our children can grow into well-rounded adults that are self-sufficient? Sh. Ibrahim Hindy discusses the problem with hijacking our children’s decisions and the issues that come from taking the responsibility of self-care from them. Here are some tips that you can begin to apply immediately to set your child up for success.
The way you were raised is probably not going to be the way you raise your children. Cultural expectations and norms shift, and it is vital to be adaptable as a parent. This adaptability extends to your children’s different personalities. We must recognize that each of our children is different, and adjust our parenting style to their needs. Sh. Ibrahim Hindy discusses the 9th key of Prophetic Parenting: adaptability.
What is the problem with only focusing on “functional Islamic education” with your children? It is important that we have discussions with our children about their faith that is deeper than just the actions of prayer or fasting. We should equip our children with answers that will help them overcome doubt as they get older. Join Sh. Ibrahim Hindy as he focuses on the final key of Prophetic Parenting: faith and how to teach it to our children.
Our companions have an influence on our lives. The same holds true for the friendships our children may have. We may not be able to control the acquaintances our children are surrounded by, but what can we do to ensure that they are not negatively impacted by their peers?
Explore the five tips that Sh. Ibrahim Hindy shares to will help your child overcome peer pressure and choose friends that elevate them in this life and the next.
The Prophet ﷺ said: Be kind to your children and perfect their manners. Sh. Ibrahim Hindy explains this hadith and the sequence of the order set by our Prophet ﷺ. He explains how parents should set rules for their children in a way that signifies their value.
Discover the greatest gift you can give your child and how you can be the best role model for them in our 4th episode of Keys to Prophetic Parenting.
Du’a is critical when it comes to raising our kids. It reminds us that parenting is hard and that we must rely on the All-Mighty throughout this journey. With the multitude of du’a for children in the Qur’an, it appears that Allah is emphasizing the importance of doing so.
Join Sh. Ibrahim Hindy in the third episode of Keys to Prophetic Parenting and learn about the role du’a plays in your parenting style, as well as the variety of different du’as you should be making for your children.
It is not enough for our love towards our children to be apparent to us; it is also important for them to know how much we care for them. Sh. Ibrahim Hindy reminds us that we must create an environment for our children where they never doubt our affection.
Learn more about the Prophet’s approach to compassionate parenting and the context of his famous hadith “whoever does not show compassion, will not be shown compassion.” Explore the second key to Prophetic Parenting with practical advice on how to express mercy, even when disciplining your child.
Our children are gifts from Allah. How we raise them has an impact on our life in this world, our life in the hereafter, and the entire Ummah. In fact, the story of Musa (as) teaches us that the first step to transform the entire nation was telling a mother to raise her child.
In this first episode of our newest series, Keys to Prophetic Parenting, Sh. Ibrahim Hindy shares the meaning of “coolness of your eyes” in relation to children and how we can, insha’Allah achieve that, with the right parenting tools.