Month: February 2018

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My ex husband visits me and my family

Question: Is it allowed that my ex husband comes to my house to visit my no muslim family and our 3 years girl? Also my family doesn’t let me know

Children playing with dice

Question: Can the small kids play games with dice, or it’s haram for them too? May Allah reward you with goodness. Zaynab El-Kateb: It’s prohibited even for children according to

Shall I spend same amount of money in all my children?

Question: In shaa Allaah you and your loved ones are in a good state of health and imaan. My question concerns the equal treatment of children with regard to material

Grief after my daughter left Islam

Question: I have been a Muslim for two years now, alhamdu lillah. However my husband and I are the only Muslims within both of our families. I have five children.

Swearing by the Mushaf or by an Ayah

Question: Can we swear by Quran or by such and such ayah? Zaynab El-Kateb: The Quran is the words of Allah, so you can swear by the Quran as we

Giving to a child whatever he demands

Question: I have two kids, one is stubborn and demand more. He often demand costly toys and most of the time we fulfill his demand. The other one demands less

Changing my clothes in front of my child

Question: May Allah reward you abundantly for your efforts! Ameen. I’d like to ask that can I change my clothes in front of my baby or can I take my

How to explain death to a small child

Question: How do we explain death to a three year old child? Specifically in the case of a death of a close relative. Zaynab El-Kateb: We need to tell this

Is There a Sunnah After Constructing a New Home?

Question: What are the Sunnah ways to thank Allah after constructing a home and before beginning to live in it? If I don’t do a house warming function, fearing the

Using Makeup On Eyebrows

Question: Some sisters don’t remove the hair from their eyebrows but they will use makeup to make them look “perfect”, meaning they will use makeup to make them look fuller