Family & Parenting

Cyberbullying a Problem Around the Globe: Poll

More than 10 percent of parents around the world say their child has been cyberbullied and nearly one-fourth know a youngster who has been a victim, according to a new Ipsos/Reuters poll.

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January 12, 2012

Experience of a lifetime

Internship with the Center for Global Understanding

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December 15, 2011

Muslim Spelling Bee

Tausif Malik, a Chicago entrepreneur from India, perceived a need for a platform of competition in which children could engage from around the world, and chose spelling.

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December 8, 2011

The Importance of Breastfeeding to the Muslim Child

The mothers shall give suck to their offspring for two whole years, if the father desires to complete the term. But he shall bear the cost of their food and clothing on equitable terms…If they both decide on weaning, by mutual consent, and after due consultation, there is no blame on them.

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December 1, 2011

My Education Key Fundraiser at Tawheed Center in Farmington

Sohail Khan of, with many prominent supporters, described his website and performed a fundraiser this past Saturday evening at the Tawheed Center.

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November 23, 2011

Huda Graduates, Onward and Upward

Huda School’s Class of 2008 are young Muslims with promising futures.

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November 17, 2011

Kindness in Marriage and Divorce

Live with them in kindness; even if you dislike them, perhaps you dislike something in which God has placed much good. (Quran 4:19)

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November 17, 2011

Mastering Home Economics Essential to Personal Freedom

The best time for teaching basic home economics is when children are young.

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November 10, 2011

Going Gaga for ‘Ghabqas’

By definition, a ‘ghabqa’ is a social and gastronomical event that brings people together to celebrate during the Holy Month of Ramadan.

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August 25, 2011

Battle over Circumcision Shaping Up in California

SAN FRANCISCO (JTA) — In November, San Franciscans will vote on a ballot measure that would outlaw circumcision on boys under the age of 18.

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June 2, 2011

Nour Al-Hadidi Graduates College with Perfect GPA

Nour Al-Hadidi is graduating with High Distinction and a perfect 4.0 GPA with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Hispanic studies from UM Dearborn.

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May 5, 2011

Canadian Court Tackling Polygamy Question

A Canadian judge is now considering a landmark challenge to his country’s ban on polygamy as unconstitutional — a case being closely watched in Utah.

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February 17, 2011

CAIR-LA Invites You to a Private Screening of ‘Mooz-lum’

(ANAHEIM, CA, 2/4/11) — The CAIR-Greater Los Angeles Area office invites you to a private screening of the award-winning film “Mooz-lum,” a real life story of an American Muslim youth.

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February 10, 2011

US Muslim Consumers, A Niche Market

NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey: In the ballroom of an upscale hotel a short train ride from New York, advertisers, food industry executives and market researchers mingled — the men in dark suits, the women in headscarves and Western dress. Chocolates made according to Islamic dietary laws were placed at each table.

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December 30, 2010

How to Choose a Good Husband

I wrote the counterpart to this article last year. It was titled “How to Choose a Good Wife.”

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December 2, 2010

Sheikh Omar Speaks at Domestic Violence Education Summit

domestic violence

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November 4, 2010

Imams’ Conference Held in Houston

AMJA just had, in Houston, its seventh annual American conference of imams, and two local Michigan imams attended, namely Imam Musa of Bloomfield’s Muslim Unity Center, and Imam Ali of MCWS.

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October 21, 2010

Online Bullies

October is bullying awareness month. Stay involved and remain engaged in the life of your children. They are challenged in myriad ways inside and outside school. Please avail online resources to educate yourself and your children about bullying and the scars it leaves behind. Stop bullying now from classrooms to neighborhoods and save lives.

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October 14, 2010

Through My Lens–On the Horrible News of a Young Person’s Wedding

… I know marriage is a big step. However, there’s no need to look disgusted and/or surprised when you hear of an upcoming wedding. And there’s definitely no need to make annoying comments …

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October 14, 2010

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