We need to educate ourselves with the compulsory rules of writing a “will” in Islam. Omer Mateen enumerates rules of writing a ‘will’ in the light of Quran and Sunnah.Continue reading
Dear Savvy Parent, I wish to know whether I should prefer to send my child to a special needs classroom with 7 other special needs kids or prefer to send him to the routine school and class with 20 other kids with teaching assistant supporting him. Do kids with special needs feel better around kids who have similar challenges as them?Continue reading
“Verily! Allah will not change the good condition of a people as long as they do not change their state of goodness themselves (by committing sins and by being ungrateful and disobedient to Allah). But when Allah wills a people’s punishment, there can be no turning back of it, and they will find besides Him no protector.” (Al-Ra’d 13:11)Continue reading
Dear Savvy Parent, What is the best age to start school for kids – is it a good idea to send them to a playgroup from 1.5 years onwards?
Here are some things parents should focus on with their children at an early age, before they reach school going age.
Be trustworthy. The Prophet (sa) was known as the ‘trustworthy one’, even by his enemies. Be honest and follow through on your words with your actions; don’t backbite as it quickly erodes the trust.Continue reading