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Manners: Mentioning the name of Allah before wudhoo in the bathroom

source: silsilat ul-hudaa wa nnoor, 224/4 asaheeha translations Questioner: “What is the ruling on mentioning the name of Allaah before wudhoo in the bathroom?” Shaikh al-Albaani: “You mean for example a small room, two by two meters, with a toilet on one corner and a washbasin on the other side in which you make wudhoo?” … Continue reading

Arabic Alphabet Blocks 130 colour-coded by ArabicEmbellishments


5 thought provoking principles on positive parenting – are you a positive parent? 


How the Salaf Raised their Children with Respect

 http://youtu.be/yRcgde5Lc6c How the Salaf raised their children 08 ThursdayMar 2012 Posted by Maktabatul Uthaymeen in Woman/Family Zayd Ibn Aslam narrated upon his father that ‘Umar Ibn Al-Khattaab used to pray the night prayer for as long as Allah had decreed for him. When the last part of the night arrived he would wake his family … Continue reading

Signs you’re raising an entitled kid !

by Lyndsi Frandsen, KSL.com Contributor    As parents, we are not created equal. We enter parenthood from a broad spectrum of backgrounds, with varying beliefs. We show affection differently and, often, our disciplinary views are not the same. But despite our long list of contrasting parenting practices, it’s safe to say there are certain qualities … Continue reading

Activities for 18 to 24 Months | Powerful Mothering


The Fever is from the (hell) fire, so cool it with water!

   Taken from http://themedicineoftheprophet.me/?cat=1 My youngest  child developed a fever in the night… For many years of child rearing, I would run for the medicine cupboard and reach out to “Paracetamol” and “Ibuprofen” to lower the temperature. The temperature would run its normal course and would last three days and eventually get worn out and … Continue reading

Using an iPad or smartphone can harm a toddler’s learning and social skills – The Washington Post


Children That Play Outside In All Weather Grow Up Resilient | Wild Earth

http://wildearth.org/blog/children-that-play-outside-in-all-weather-grow-up-resilient    Little Wormwood Scrubs – beautiful even on a cloudy day – my favourite park in London!!! 

Teaching Toddlers Consequences for their Choices