Family & Parenting

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

Through My Lens–Polygamy in Practice

The following article discusses the issue of polygamy (polygyny) from the point of view of the practical and emotional impact on the women involved, without discussing legal implications, and without disputing the fact that in Shari’ah polygamy is accepted.

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September 23, 2010

Just Jasmine

Seizing upon the lack of online gaming venues for Muslim girls, American-born Saudi Arabian based businesswoman April Tosch has founded Jasmine Club (www.Jasmine-Club.com), which is an innovative gaming site for both Muslim and non-Muslim girls.

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June 24, 2010

Chicken Pox

Chickenpox or chicken pox is a highly contagious illness caused by primary infection with varicella zoster virus (VZV).

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June 9, 2010

Movie — Supersize Me

Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock puts his health on the line in this examination of the food industry.

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June 6, 2010

Finding Mates Made Easy for Muslims

Finding a spouse that meets your religious needs has never been easier since Marry Me Muslim launched in Nov. 2009.

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April 22, 2010

Two Steps Forward, Three Steps Back

At a special symposium held to commemorate International Women’s Day in Kuwait, Kuwaiti women showed up in force to demand answers in an all too public forum…

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March 11, 2010

Celebrating Extraordinary Muslim Women

Washington, DC – On 10 March, three Muslim women will be honoured alongside philanthropist Melinda French Gates and human rights activists Panmelo Castro from Brazil and Rebecca Lolosoli from Kenya, by Vital Voices Global Partnership, a Washington, DC-based organisation that works to empower women around the world.

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March 11, 2010

A Crisis of Health and Minds

Ever since the H1N1 virus reared its ugly head this past summer it has jumped to the top of the list of diseases most deadly to humans. However, an older and wiser disease is still infecting many people across the world with the same deadly consequences.

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January 21, 2010

Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places

Stolen glances, quiet giggles and flushed faces are just a few of the hallmarks of mingling with the opposite sex in the Middle East.

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December 17, 2009

An American Mother

An American woman speaks about her move to the Middle East.

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October 8, 2009

Building A Child’s Character

ALLAH lets us know how important parental leadership is in the above sura where He says, “if you are a believer and your seed follows you, He will make your journey easy.” …

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October 8, 2009

Praise of Prophet Muhammad (s) by First Chinese Ming Emperor, Zhu Yuanzhang

Very amazing and beautiful.

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September 30, 2009

Monsanto Hormones (RgBH) in Milk Cause Cancer / Fox Squelches Story

Monsanto hormones RgBH ** cause cancer ** Fox kills story, fires reporters who uncovered the truth.

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September 29, 2009

On Being a Muslim

Since becoming a Muslim many years ago, I have been compelled to strive for the potential I was born with, but up until that time did not use. My connection with God, through the teachings of Islam, has given me gifts of character and spirituality that I still find surprising.

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September 24, 2009

Hair Loss

Hair loss, for kids

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September 24, 2009

Ladies’ Qur`an Class By Fatimah Murad

The setting is the Qiyam-ul-Layl program, organized by the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) sisters-wing’s Chicago-land unit…

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September 17, 2009

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