16 Lessons From 6 Month Old Parents

1) You don't need a ridiculous amount of money saved in order to have a child. Allah has opened so many doors for us right after our daughter was born and this has been observed by many other parents as well.   2) It is not socially acceptable to describe the size or consistency of your baby's dirty diaper in public. 3) Parenting while plugged in is an oxymoron. We've been trying to be mindful of how often we are with our child physically, but not mentally. Children will know that they … [Read more...]

Friday Patty-Cake

A Father's Reflection I opened my palms in prayer at the end of the Friday khutbah.  Along with a couple thousand other Jum’a-goers, I dutifully replied ameen after the Imam’s heartfelt and well spoken supplications.  Like everyone else, I certainly aim for God’s generous reply to my prayers.  God All-Knowing and full of Love for His creations knows best how to answer our prayers. This Friday however, the reply to my ameen was a generous slap on both my palms by none other than … [Read more...]


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