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Productive Parenting Lessons from Surah Luqman – Part 1

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Parenting Lessons from Surat Luqman – Part 1 | ProductiveMuslim
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We all want to raise our children to grow up into adults whose center is Allah subḥānahu wa ta'āla (glorified and exalted be He), to love and fear Him, find peace in salah, look for their answers in the Qur’an, try to live their life according to the Sunnah of the Messenger ṣallallāhu 'alayhi wa sallam (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him), be patient during trying times and not lie or cheat, and the list goes on. There are so many attributes we want our children to have when they grow up. But what are the most important attributes that we must try our best to inculcate in our children? Continue reading

[Productive Parenting – Part 3] Practical Engagement with Your Child

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[Productive Parenting - Part 3] Practical Engagement with Your Child | ProductiveMuslim
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This is the last article in the “Productive Parenting” series. Part 1 and Part 2 spoke about the need for spending productive time with your children and engaging them in reading sessions, respectively.

In this article, we explore how our conversations with our children could be more meaningful and what can be done to ensure we spend quality time with our children and our families.

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Mindful Me Minutes: How 10 Minutes a Day Can Transform Your Life

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Mindful Me Minutes: How 10 Minutes a Day Can Transform Your Life | ProductiveMuslim
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I really wish I could be a better mother but I just don’t know how… I want to talk to my kids differently, but I just keep defaulting back to being a yeller.. I feel like someone pushed the fast forward button in my life and I don’t know how to slow it down… I feel dead inside, like I have zero emaan left.. There are so many things I wish I was doing, I wish I could change, but I just don’t have the time or the energy right now.

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