Preparing Muslims for marriage

Marital problems among Muslims in America are of increasing concern. Issues like divorce and domestic violence are taking their toll on Muslim families throughout America. Imams, Muslim Social Workers…

The Sakinah Healthy Marriage Initiative (SHMI)

Building Healthy Marriages and Families Among Muslims in America The Islamic Social Services Association’s Sakinah Healthy Marriage Initiative (SHMI) is calling on national and local organizatio…

Getting to know someone for marriage

Marriage in Islam is one of the most important decisions a person will make in their life, after all the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) reminded us that marriage is “half of your faith.” Marriage…

The Purpose of Marriage

The society we live in provoke many thoughts in regards to the purpose of marriage. We see all around us that people are letting go of marriage and resorting to other forms of lifestyle. We truly have…

A consistent plan for children

Whenever you will speak to any expert or person who has any experience regarding parenting you will hear this over and over again; consistency or being consistent. A few pointers below that will hopef…

Advice to Daughter-in-Laws

At times we may feel that we know exactly what we are doing and most importantly we think that we are the best at it. That usually is not that case and as anything thing in life, we need to learn and …

Balancing your Work & Personal Life

Too many of us are busy working all the time and we neglect our families/personal life. We need to find the balance in our work and personal life to be happy and content individuals. The following poi…

How to have a Happy Family

Below are some steps you can take to make your family life more relaxing and enjoyable. One thing to remember is that In family life its always the small steps that add up to big results. Plan for Dis…

So You Have Found The Perfect Person

So you found the girl you want to get married to, and you go and propose. You make sure your hair is combed, teeth are brushed and you wear the best of your garments and get ready to meet her family. …

Recipe for a Happy Marriage

With the rate of divorces and separations on the rise all over the world, there is a universal question that everyone wants answered… “How can I have a happy marriage?” While there is no definitive an…

Fathers and Daughters

Bismillah “Father, I know that we cannot choose our family, this choice is made by the Almighty and we only find out when we arrive in this world who is to be our parents. However, what I know and fee…

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