Raising Children with Islam

Posted on April 14, 2008. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , |

“A child’s life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark.”

Chinese Proverb

I came across this quote and thought what a wonderful way to look at how children learn and how they absorb everything around them. Islam is a way of life and so you should be trying to teach your children basic moral values and ethics. Saw this article and thought I would share it here.

15 Tips to Raising Great Children

Children are easily influenced by their surroundings. These days, it is extremely difficult to expose our children to an ideal Islamic environment given the influences from media, friends and even other members of the family.

With television, radio, Internet and forms of media mostly touting un-Islamic values, it is up to parents and adults close to the children to set the correct example.

It is impossible to shield our children from all the negative forces that can shape their minds and, ultimately, their behavior.

However, by our own example and showing them better options, we can set them on the true path, which is to obey the commandments of Allah (swt) and our Prophet (may Allah’s peace and blessings be upon him).

Click here to read the 15 Tips

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