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Strong Girls, Superb Wives


Hafsa Ahmed takes an insightful look at what the girls of today need to learn in terms of health, nutrition, and education to become productive and successful wives.

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Promoting Collaborative Dialogue in Marriage


What is collaborative dialogue and how can it be used to resolve conflicts between spouses? Farheen Moin takes a look.

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Expectations vs. Reality of Marriage


Sayeda Habib takes an indepth look at some of the myths of a happy marriage and what the reality is.

Solutions


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Be Smart Parents. Let Your Kids Be Bored!


Are you always trying to keep your kids busy and constructively occupied to avoid them getting bored? Umm Zahra explains why it may be a good idea to let them get bored.

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Divorcing an Atheist


Anyone, who steps out of the fold of Islam, is not considered to be a worthwhile life partner or a responsible parent. Hiba interviews a single mother, who bravely bore it all by Allah’s (swt) will.

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The Two Sides of Expectations


What kind of expectations do children have from their parents and how can parents fulfill them? An inspiring article from Umm Amal takes a look.

Values


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Useful Apps on the Go


Which apps are a must-have on your phone while you are travelling? Naba Basar lists some of them.

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Why Should We Pray on All Ten Nights of Ramadan?


It is only logical as well as rewarding to pray on all ten nights of the last ten days of Ramadan, writes Umm Isam.

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Irony of Waste in Ramadan


Najwa Kareem shares practical tips on how we can avoid wasting food and drink in Ramadan.

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Remaining Charged after Ramadan


How do we ensure that the good healthy habits we acquired during Ramadan are practiced consistently throughout the year? Dr. Myda Tahir shares some ideas.

Men's Perspective


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Get Out of the Rut Today!


Yameenuddin Ahmed, Vice-President Timelenders, shares five handy tips to help you overcome the barriers that are preventing you from getting ahead and achieving your vision.

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Live Your Own Life


The Messenger of Allah (sa) said: “Indeed among the excellence of a person’s Islam is that he leaves what does not concern him.” (At-Tirmidhi) Perhaps, we’ve never needed these words more than today, writes Abdulmumin Gadjiyev.

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What I Learned from my Divorce


Abu Khalifa shares his true story about his struggle to make his marriage work and the factors that ultimately led to a divorce.

Lifestyle


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Put Your Best Foot Forward


S. N. Jangda present handy foot care tips that can be implemented at home easily.

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Easy Eco Oven Cleaning


Some handy tips to ensure a clean, gleaming oven.

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Rizq – Share Food


Rizq comprises a group of people from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) who want to play their part in ridding Pakistan of the nuisances of hunger and malnutrition. They do this by collecting surplus food from restaurants/caterers/households and providing it to the needy. Hiba got in touch with them to find out more about their work.