What kind of friend is your child?

May 15th, 2013 @

 Helping your child choose good friends is paramount since they can have a great influence on them. But is your child a positive influence on his/her friends? It is just as important for your child to learn to be a good friend as it is to have good friends.  Friendships are valuable training for children [...]

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Teaching children hope

April 16th, 2013 @

When things don’t work out the way we want them to, especially when we have been asking for them and trying for so long, we may feel like giving up. What keeps us going during hardship and despair? Hope. To move forward, especially when everything around us seems discouraging, we must have hope. Hope is [...]

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Raising socially responsible children

March 26th, 2013 @

Have you ever wondered what kind of world your children will live in? How will their future be? Are they going to live in a society that practices justice, where people are kind and helpful with one another?  Or will they live in a society where injustice is rampant and individuals care only about themselves? [...]

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Are your children getting the right feedback?

February 15th, 2013 @

Children begin to receive feedback from their parents as soon as they are born. Feedback can be positive or negative. One encourages while the other corrects and discourages certain behavior. It communicates to others your approval or disapproval of a particular matter. Feedback is not always verbal. Sometimes it is expressed through body language. We [...]

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More, more, more…

January 15th, 2013 @

Many parents, in a quest to make their children happy, offer them more and more. But, is more necessarily better? Are children who have an abundance of everything more content than children without? Should we strive to give our children everything they need and want? Would that give them a stress-free life? How can we [...]

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Our children’s time

December 17th, 2012 @

How children spend their time often determines who they will become.  Famous footballers spend most of their childhood training and playing football. Likewise, renowned writers spend a great deal of their early years reading and writing. So how do your children spend their time? What are you teaching them about time allocation? Family time How [...]

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Building Family Relationships

November 19th, 2012 @

The quality of your life is equal to the quality of your relationships. As everyone wants to enjoy a good quality of life, it is important to develop good relationships. At the centre of all relationships is the family, whether it is the one you are born into or the one you build through marriage. [...]

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Empowering children

October 20th, 2012 @

To empower your child is to invest into and boost their ability to fulfill their purpose in life. Empowered individuals are confident in their abilities, have clear values and principles that they do not compromise. They are more capable of facing everyday problems and difficulties, and do not give up easily. As a result, they [...]

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Courage in children

September 15th, 2012 @

Omar ibn al-khattab was a feared and fearless man. One day, he was passing by while children were playing in the street. When the children saw him, they all ran away except for Abdullah ibn Al-zubair. When Omar asked him, “Why didn’t you run away?”  Abdullah replied, “The street is not narrow that I have [...]

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Who is in control?

August 16th, 2012 @

Self-control is the ability to regulate oneself in order to practice desired behavior and avoid undesired behavior. It is an indication of the maturation of an individual. Studies have found that individuals who have more self-control have higher academic achievements, more self-confidence, fewer over-eating issues, less substance abuse, better relationships and interpersonal skills, and better [...]

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