Principles of Upbringing Children

Advice for parents, supported by the Hadith and Quran, on the upbringing and training of Children.

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  1. The Translator’s Note
  2. Foreword
  3. Chapter 1: The Parents Responsibility
  4. Chapter 2: The Knowledge and Mutual Co-Operation of the Educators
  5. Chapter 3: Training through Deeds, not Just Talk
  6. Chapter 4: Abstain from Domestic Differences
  7. Chapter 5: Starting Life as a Mother
  8. Chapter 6: Welfare of the Embryo (foetus) Depends on the Mothers Nutrition
  9. Chapter 7: The Effects of the Mothers Nutrition on the Foetus
  10. Chapter 8: The Mothers Nutrition
  11. Chapter 9: Consuming Tobacco
  12. Chapter 10: When Pregnant Women Fall ill
  13. Chapter 11: Effect of the Psychological Condition of the Mother on the Embryo
  14. Chapter 12: An Advice to Pregnant Women
  15. Chapter 13: Clean Environment
  16. Chapter 14: Miscarriage
  17. Chapter 15: Difficult Deliveries
  18. Chapter 16: After the Birth
  19. Chapter 17: Mother’s Milk, The Best Nutrition
  20. Chapter 18: Supplement the Mothers Milk
  21. Chapter 19: Weaning from Mothers Milk
  22. Chapter 20: The Schedule of Breast Feeding
  23. Chapter 21: If the Mother is Deficient in Milk
  24. Chapter 22: Weaning the Child
  25. Chapter 23: Daughter or Son
  26. Chapter 24: Naming the Child
  27. Chapter 25: Health and Hygiene
  28. Chapter 26: The Childs Sleep and Freedom of Movement
  29. Chapter 27: The Most Delicate Period of Life
  30. Chapter 28: The New-born and Moral Up-bringing
  31. Chapter 29: Religious Upbringing of the New Born
  32. Chapter 30: The Sense of Belonging
  33. Chapter 31: When the Child Starts to See the World around Him
  34. Chapter 32: Affection
  35. Chapter 33: The Expression of Love and Affection
  36. Chapter 34: Love, Not an Instrument of Convenience
  37. Chapter 35: Love Should not become a Hindrance to Good Upbringing
  38. Chapter 36: The Spoilt Child
  39. Chapter 37: Sucking of Thumbs
  40. Chapter 38: Fear
  41. Chapter 39: Play and Recreation
  42. Chapter 40: Conceit or Pride
  43. Chapter 41: Taqlid or Emulation
  44. Chapter 42: Search for Truth
  45. Chapter 43: Self Confidence
  46. Chapter 44: Independence
  47. Chapter 45: Stubbornness
  48. Chapter 46: Work and Performance of Duties
  49. Chapter 47: Straightforwardness
  50. Chapter 48: Keeping Promises
  51. Chapter 49: Ownership
  52. Chapter 50: Magnanimity
  53. Chapter 51: A Helping Hand in Good Work
  54. Chapter 52: Humanness and Children
  55. Chapter 53: Justice and Equality
  56. Chapter 54: Respect for the Children
  57. Chapter 55: Self-Assessment and Meaningful Existence
  58. Chapter 56: The Income of the Household and Expenses
  59. Chapter 57: Respect for the Law
  60. Chapter 58: Respect
  61. Chapter 59: Theft and Kleptomania
  62. Chapter 60: Jealousy
  63. Chapter 61: Anger
  64. Chapter 62: Tongue Lashing and Impertinence
  65. Chapter 63: Backbiting or Carrying Words
  66. Chapter 64: Fault Finding
  67. Chapter 65: Children’s Quarrels
  68. Chapter 66: Friends and Friendship
  69. Chapter 67: The Child and Theological Education
  70. Chapter 68: The Child and the Religious Duties
  71. Chapter 69: Political and Social Thinking
  72. Chapter 70: The Child and the Radio and Television
  73. Chapter 71: The Gender Problems
  74. Chapter 72: The Habit of Reading Books
  75. Chapter 73: Physically Handicapped Children
  76. Chapter 74: Physical Punishment
  77. Chapter 75: Non Physical Punishments
  78. Chapter 76: Encouragement and Reward