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Teaching Islam to our children

The articulate Brother Nouman Ali Khan gives parents some beautiful advice on how not to raise our children.
– Effects of Consumerism on our children
– Focus of money in careers
– Teaching our children how to be empathetic, not money-minded
– Redefining our definition of success
– Don’t forget to read Quran with your children daily, aim for 20 min of reading, 10 min of tafseer
– Being role-models to our children
– Time-poor parents
– Communicate with our children often, don’t be walls in the house
– Learning how to be better Muslim parents, spouses
– Lifestyles of the world has changed, parenting styles must change too
– Polarising of community into 2 types of community
– Make Quran the focus of our family’s activities

”Our Biggest Job is to Teach Islam to Our Children”-Nouman Ali Khan Lecture given at the Collins Musallah. The lecture CDs recommended by Nouman in this lecture are by Dr Hesham Al-Awadi, and are titled: 1. Children around the Prophet 2. Women inspired by the Beloved These are available for purchase as CD sets on different websites and also on iTunes for download as audiobooks.

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Image credits:
http://ashmath.wordpress.com/2012/03/
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