Children

June 30, 2022 1 min

Can We Name Our Baby Hawwa Aysha Henza?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question Can We Name Our Baby Hawwa Aysha Henza? Answer Yes, it is permissible to name your daughter Hawwa, as she was the first woman ever created. Aysha is plainly the name of the Prophet’s wife, so that would be praiseworthy. Henza seems to be of Swahili origin, and means […]
June 30, 2022 2 mins

Should We Teach Our Children to Tell Us Everything They Do Wrong?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question Should we teach our children to tell us everything they do wrong or should we teach them to hide their faults even from us? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate May Allah reward you for your question Maintaining Communication It is important as parents […]
June 29, 2022 3 mins

Can a Marriage That Started with Adultery Be Valid?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question My husband and I began our relationship in a haram way over a decade ago. He was married at the time; I was not. I got pregnant- and when I was about 14 weeks, we went to a mosque and married. They didn’t know us, and we didn’t tell […]
June 29, 2022 3 mins

How to Exempt My Children From Holiday Activities at Their School?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question My kids aged two and four attend the local kindergarten. Several cultural and partly religious events are celebrated, e.g. Carnival, Christmas, and Easter, that involve singing and doing related arts and crafts. Because of the religious elements in it, I don’t want them to participate yet this could result […]
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