Welcome To My Home … The Guest

This time is the turn of the guest.
Here are 9 pointers that would hopefully make a guest a joy to receive?

Can you add any?

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Welcome To My Home … The Host

The guest brings with him opportunities for strengthening the ties of kinship, friendship and neighbourly support.
Here are 9 suggested things for the host to consider to make the most of this visiting opportunity.

What can you add?

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Who’s Da Man?!

A while ago, a poem by Asma Elbadawi titled ‘Boys will be boys’ was doing the rounds on Facebook. Her spoken word poem was about masculinity. In it, Asma mentioned that a man’s pride is attached to his toughness and lack of emotional expression. She called men to break the cycle and be brave enough […]

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Happiness in Helping Others

Have you ever wondered why you smile when the sun is shining with its warmth felt on your face and skin? Have you ever wondered why you get into a mood when it is cold and rainy? One explanation is that at some point in your life you made an association between being happy or […]

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The Birds and the Bees

By K. A. Musa   Children from an early age are curious about their body. It is not uncommon for a boy and girl toddlers to look at each other and wonder why their body parts differ and especially common when putty training or changing the diapers. At what age is ‘sex’ education essential? This […]

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The Terrible Twos

by Hafsa I Temper tantrums are a normal part of your child’s development as he learns self-control.  Almost all children have tantrums between the ages of 1-3yrs, they are often called ‘the terrible twos’. It can be a very stressful period.  Much of the difficulty we experience with our children is related to how we […]

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Your Parents and Your Children

by Hafsa I In our role as parents raising upright well rounded children, it is important to teach them obedience and kindness to parents. This is an act of ibadah because after obedience to Allah and his Messenger (peace be upon him) is obedience to one’s parents. “Say not to them (so much as), “uff” […]

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