Practical Parenting (An Islamic and Modern Perspective)

This course will look at practical parenting – both from an Islamic and modern perspective: How to spend the period prior to having children, dealing with infertility and treatments such as IVF, pregnancy and the do’s and don’ts, miscarriage and stillborn babies, rules and etiquettes of childbirth, post childbirth rules, rules of financially supporting young and adult children, important guidelines on how to raise and nurture children, Islamic upbringing of children (tarbiya), children and technology/media, disciplining children, Islamic/religious and secular education, and dealing with marriage of offspring. These and many other issues will be discussed during this weekend course, in light of the Qur’an, Prophetic teachings, advices of the pious imams and processors, and modern day experts on parenting, In Sha Allāh. A must for all –especially young parents, the newly married and those aspiring to marry.

Who is this course for: Anyone who wants to become a better parent in light of the guidance given by Allah Most High and His beloved Messenger (peace & blessings be upon him).

Course Includes:

£25

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Course Description

  • • Pre childbirth
  • • Pregnancy
  • • Rules and etiquettes of childbirth
  • • Post childbirth rules
  • • Raising righteous children
  • • Financially supporting children
  • • Sound Islamic upbringing (tarbiya)
  • • Islamic & secular education
  • • Offspring marriage issues
  • • And much more…

Course Details

This course will look at practical parenting – both from an Islamic and modern perspective: How to spend the period prior to having children, dealing with infertility and treatments such as IVF, pregnancy and the do’s and don’ts, miscarriage and stillborn babies, rules and etiquettes of childbirth, post childbirth rules, rules of financially supporting young and adult children, important guidelines on how to raise and nurture children, Islamic upbringing of children (tarbiya), children and technology/media, disciplining children, Islamic/religious and secular education, and dealing with marriage of offspring. These and many other issues will be discussed during this weekend course, in light of the Qur’an, Prophetic teachings, advices of the pious imams and processors, and modern day experts on parenting, In Sha Allāh. A must for all –especially young parents, the newly married and those aspiring to marry.

Learning Outcome:

  • • How to prepare for parenthood
  • • How to deal with and navigate through pregnancy
  • • The rules and etiquettes of childbirth
  • • Post childbirth rules and protocols
  • • How to raise and nurture children
  • • How to raise children as good Muslims and conduct their sound religious upbringing (tarbiyah)
  • • The Islamic guidance on disciplining children
  • • How to manage technology and media with children
  • • How to deal with important decisions regarding their education
  • • How to deal with important decisions regarding their marriage
  • • And much more…
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Discussion breakdown

Session 1: (9 AM – 10:50 AM):
• Before childbirth & preparing for pregnancy
• Contraception and birth control
• Dealing with infertility and IVF treatment
10 min break

Session 2: (11 AM – 12:15 PM):

• Guidelines on pregnancy
• Miscarriage and Abortion
• Rules and etiquettes of childbirth
15 min break

Session 3: (12:30 PM – 1:30 PM):
• Post childbirth rules and etiquettes
• Bathing
• The Sunna adhan
• Tahnik
• Shaving the head & Aqiqa
• Naming the Child
• Circumcision (Al-Khitan)
• Breastfeeding

Session 4: (1:30 PM – 2 PM):
Questions & Answers session

Session 1: (9 AM – 10:50 AM):
• Raising Children
• Good treatment
• Treating children equally
• Spending quality time
• Physical well-being
• Financial support
10 min break

Session 2: (11 AM – 12:30 PM):
• Sound Islamic Upbringing (tarbiya)
• Laying the foundations of iman
• Training children from a young age
• Technology, TV and media
• Nurturing modesty (haya)
• Introducing Islamic obligations
• Disciplining children

15 min break

Session 3: (12:45 PM – 1:30 PM):
• Islamic and secular education
• Marriage of one’s offspring

Session 4: (1:30 PM – 2 PM):
Questions & Answers session

Course Instructor

Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari

Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari

Shaykh Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari is a traditionally-trained Islamic scholar who has studied the Arabic language and various other traditional Islamic sciences including Qur’anic exegesis (tafsir), Hadith and Fiqh in different parts of the world including the UK, Pakistan and Syria.

The Shaykh has taught many courses and lectured extensively on a range of topics, and continues to travel regularly teaching and lecturing both in the UK and abroad. Presently, he resides in Leicester, UK. He is a teacher of various traditional Islamic sciences, and Director and researcher at the Institute of Islamic Jurisprudence (Darul Iftaa, www.daruliftaa.com).

Detailed Biography

FAQs

We are using Google Classroom as our Learning Management Portal. Please sign-up to Google Classroom with same email address you will use during course enrolment. We will invite you to our course classroom.

Schedule for the classes is mentioned above under “Discussion and Breakdown” section.

You will be provided a recording of the session so you can catch up without missing any content.

We will be using Zoom.us. We will share zoom invite link with you on Google Classroom.

Yes. At the end of each day there will be long Q&A Session with Mufti Muhammad Ibn Adam.