VIDEO SERIES: Key Lessons from the Prophet ﷺ as a Parent & Educator

How do we go about nurturing children in a prophetic way? Being effective parents is a challenge for many of us. The Prophet ﷺ  is often called The Teacher. In fact, his entire life is a lesson. In this seminar video recording given at SeekersHub Toronto, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, Shaykh Zahir Bacchus and Ustadha Umm Umar explore […]

5 Excellent Resources To Help You Explain Racial Bias To Your Children

Mamanushka, the new parenting blog, has published some stellar content since its launch, including the latest one, 5 Excellent Resources To Help You Explain Racial Bias To Your Children. Worth reading and sharing far and wide. This past week, with all its happiness and celebrations of Eid, has also been one of great sadness and […]

Ramadan is Over, Now What?

Ramadan is over but now what? You’ve worked hard all month to get exactly where you are but now the real challenge begins, the one where you have to keep building on what you’ve attained. SeekersHub is here to make things easy. By offering you over 30 free courses taught by qualified teachers in numerous disciplines across various levels, you’re on […]

Beware of Making Eid Boring, by Ustadh Salman Younas

Eid is just around the corner and Ustadh Salman Younas has an important message for everyone, especially for those with children: Eid is not meant to be boring and dull. Eid is meant to be a celebration. It is a perfect opportunity for us to show our children how our religion balances between worship and leisurely […]

I’tikaf: When The Aching Bones of Your Wives May Testify Against You

[cwa id=’cta’] I’tikaf is intended to be a blessed time for those who have the opportunity to engage in it so why is it causing so much marital discord between couples who Jazmin Begum-Kennedy is counselling? Iʿtikāf (Arabic: اعتكاف‎‎, also i’tikaaf or e’tikaaf) is an Islamic practice consisting of a period of staying in a mosque for a […]

Serve Your Parents Now Before It’s Too Late, by Ustadh Salman Younas

Doing well by one’s parents is considered paramount in our beliefs. Ustadh Salman Younas explains why we should take the opportunity to serve our parents now, before it’s too late. My grandfather passed away aged 93. His son, my father, passed away an hour after him aged 58. My father was given the blessing and […]

Celebrating The Arrival of Puberty With Your Daughter

Writer, women’s aid worker and mother of three, Jazmin Begum Kennedy has little patience for the sense of shame often attached to a girl experiencing puberty and menstruation.  Puberty – yes, the dreaded P word – is such a daunting phase for parents, but it really shouldn’t be. Physical changes in the body, hair growth, […]