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Forcing young children to fast

Question: What is the view of parents forcing their children who are five years old or above that to fast the entire day in Ramadhan, especially in the west when

Naming the child conceived outside wedlock

Question: May Allah reward you with khayr and aid you in your efforts. A woman was conceived out of wedlock and then her mother married a different man while she

Girls staying in a hostel for education

Question: Is it permissible in Islam for girls to stay in a hostel for worldly education? Zaynab El-Kateb: Sheikh Ibn Al-Uthaymin replied that this is an issue which he was

Cooperating with people of innovation in order to open a school

Question: I am a sister living in Belgium with two children. Due to us not having a Salafi school most of the Salafi parents put their children in schools of

Delaying to have children untill after hijra

Question: Is it allowed for a couple to delay having children until they are able to make hijrah? They don’t want to raise children in Bilaadul Kufr, because it is

A woman uncovering in front of a 7 years old boy

Question: I came across the question and answer of a Scholar where the questioner asked about the age at which a woman should wear hijab in front of boys and

Hitting children to discipline them

Question: There’s a sister that has a 5 year old, a 7 year old and a 13 year old children. When they do not listen to her, she would hit

What is the age to separate children

Question: I would like to know the recommended age in which you should separate boys and girls so they don’t play together. I heard that the earliest you separate them

The best names

Question: I need to know which names are better. Is there a ruling regarding naming children after Angels? May Allah reward you with goodness. Zaynab El-Kateb: The Prophet, peace be

Non Muslim Mother Wants To Celebrate Muslim Grandchild’s Birthday

Question: My non Muslim mother wants to invite our non Muslim family members to our home for the birthday of my daughter. Everyone in my family knows I do not