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Author Altalib, Hisham, 1940- author.

Title Parent-child relations : a guide to raising children / Hisham Altalib, AbdulHamid AbuSulayman, Omar Altalib.

Publication Info. London : The International Institute of Islamic Thought, [2013]


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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 498 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 468-481) and index.
Contents pt. 1. Parenting: setting the foundation. Good parenting: what is it and how do we begin? -- The family unit: why is it important? What are its functions? -- Good parenting: setting the right goals -- The most important goal: raising children who love God -- Addressing common challenges and pitfalls -- Common misconceptions, pitfalls, and myths to avoid -- When things go wrong -- part 2. Child development. Character building cannot wait -- The road to a healthy child: hygiene, nutrition, physical exercise, and sleep -- Breast feeding -- The child's brain: use it or lose it! -- Raising boys and girls: are they different? -- Sex and sex education: what do we tell our children? -- part 3. Character building and personality. Character and personality -- Nurturing courage -- Teaching love -- Teaching honesty and trustworthiness -- Teaching responsibility -- Teaching independence -- Fostering creativity -- Self-esteem vs. spoiled children -- Choosing the right friends for your child -- The destructive impact of television, video and computer games -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1. Selected Qurʼanic verses and traditions of the Prophet Muhammad on parenting -- Appendix 2. Activities list.
Summary "This easy-to-read, comprehensive guide contains what you need to know on how to parent with confidence. Packed with advice and powerful tips, using the latest research on child development and parenting techniques, it offers a mine of information on how to let children flourish, take the frustration out of parenting and develop happy family relations. Authors provide guidance on developing character, knowledge, values, and skills, as well as a faith-based outlook in children, benefitting parents with kids of all ages. The many strategies and techniques offered include: teaching children how to problem-solve, make decisions, and develop self-esteem. Raising God conscious, moral, successful children, with a sense of civic responsibility in today s world is not easy. It is also not impossible. Effective parenting is the key."-- Publisher description.
Note Print version record.
Subject Child rearing -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Parenting -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Child rearing -- Religious aspects -- Islam. (OCoLC)fst00854614
Parenting -- Religious aspects -- Islam. (OCoLC)fst01053429
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / General.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Abū Sulaymān, ʻAbdulḤamīd, author.
Altalib, Omar, 1967- author.
Other Form: Print version: Altalib, Hisham, 1940- Parent-child relations. London : The International Institute of Islamic Thought, [2013] 9781565645820 (OCoLC)886400553
ISBN 9781565648715 (electronic book)
1565648714 (electronic book)
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