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Halloween – Innocent Fun-Time, Spooky or Shirk?

The Halloween hoop-la is crazy and seems like it takes over everyone every year. But instead of going with the tide, we need to educate ourselves and especially our kids about it and tell them why we do not become a part of its festivities. It's not a bad thing to be different. Our religion gives us fun-off times (Come on, you just celebrated two Eids!) and-that should be enough for us. Having fun is absolutely permissible but going to extremes to have it and on the way trampling our beliefs is not only revolting but also implies our extreme lack of faith and lack of pride in our religion.

[Part Three] Muslim Parenting – Whats and Hows

"We need to characterize our kids into ‘Akhirah driven’ kids; those who walk on the earth but their hearts are attached to the afterlife. They know and believe that the truest and purest pleasures, the real FUN lies in Jannah only. They can see the afterlife from the eyes of their heart like the window of their room." Umm Salih shares advice on raising Akhirah driven kids...