Quran and Parenting

Expert instructor Hosai Mojaddidi walks through different parenting stories from the Quran, focusing on several Prophets of Allah, and the lessons we can learn from their actions.


Who is this course for?


This isn't only for parents, or soon-to-be-parents.


It is for:

  • anyone who hopes to become a parent, even if it is far into the future

  • anyone who wishes to improve their relationships with the youth, or in general

  • grandparents, aunties, uncles, teachers, community leaders

  • In short, anyone and everyone!

Curriculum:

Parenting is undeniably one of the most rewarding and simultaneously challenging experiences in this life. It is both a gift with unmeasured benefits, as well as an immense understanding and responsibility from God. Islamic parenting is centred in devotion to God and predicated entirely on Quranic and prophetic guidance - both of which are universal and timeless. In this course, we will cover some of the sunnah, and relate them to the most common and relevant parenting challenges of our time.

  • Lesson 1: Intentional Parenting: the importance of preparedness and education before marriage and parenthood. Understanding parenting beyond commercialization, and seeing it as an act of worship for the sake of Allah. Seeking refuge in Allah often to align one’s intentions as a parent with God-consciousness and reliance on Him.
  • Lesson 2: Prophetic Parenting: the importance of parents actively learning the seerah/sunnah and how to model their behavior after the Beloved. Creating a family culture devoted to every member of the family developing a strong character based on the prophetic model. Learning healthy communication skills from the prophetic model, which are designed to prevent miscommunication, hostility, and disrespect.
  • Lesson 3: Balanced Parenting: the importance of parents understanding what Islamic parental authority is defined by. Knowing the difference between authoritative vs. authoritarian parenting, as well as negligent parenting where children are overly coddled, excessively spoiled, or have little to no oversight.
  • Lesson 4: Active Parenting: the importance of parents understanding that they must always be vigilant, steadfast, and, no matter what challenges they endure, must put their trust in Allah and practice perpetual gratitude. Understand that trials and tribulations are part and parcel of this world. Parents must be focused, proactive, and resourceful - shepherds tending to the flock - at all times.


Homework:

Put everything you learn into practice!

Pre-requisites:

No requirements, except a keen mind!

Materials required:

  • A notebook and pen

  • An internet connection

  • A computer / phone / tablet, with a working speaker

Students receive:

  • Every recording

  • All materials used by the instructor

What can I do after this?

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Testimonials

What students are saying:

Issam

"I really appreciated hearing about the issues in the western world and how to tackle them as a parent. This course taught me to teach children about their deen step by step, while making sure to help them grow in each of their stages. While they are young to let them play, while they are teens to answer them and validate their questions, while they are old to befriend them."

Siendy

"This course taught me that children are an amanah (trust) and test of faith. It is tough to implement the Prophetic parenting now because my children are all grown up, but sharing what I learnt from every/any sources to my immediate family keeps going on."

Emre

"This course teaches the important skills and benefits to parenting with Quran ayat as examples. I have learned how I can assert myself according to the rules in Islam, and to show empathy in situations. But the most important thing is to educate myself above all."

Midi

"The topic is relevant to where I am in my life right now. Sr. Hossai was very organized, the lectures were nicely and clearly formatted, it covered a lot of topics within a short period of time. One of the biggest things I learned was the need for “intentional parenting”. I always thought of having children as a right of passage of marriage or a societal/familial obligation -or just the next step in life. However none of these are proper reasons to want to have children. My intention should be to have children only to serve Allah(swt). It made me change the way I think of parenting and motherhood. It also made me think twice about the commercialization of maternity and how I should limit myself in that regard."

About Your Instructor

Hosai Mojaddidi

Guest Instructor

Hosai Mojaddidi has been serving the Muslim-American community for over 25 years as a teacher, public speaker, author/writer, spiritual counselor and mental health advocate. She currently teaches self-development and spiritual development classes for adults and youth in her local community, and is actively involved with promoting social-emotional learning and mental health advocacy to students and educators via workshops/trainings.

Hosai began her Islamic studies over 20 years ago at Zaytuna Institute in the Bay Area California where, for several years, she served as the lead female organizer and studied aqeeda, seerah, Hanafi fiqh, tazkiyah an-nafs, tajweed, hadith, Arabic, and other sacred subjects with several resident and visiting scholars including Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, Shaykh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi, and others.

She is actively involved with her local community and offers talks throughout the year on a range of topics including spirituality, self-development, seerah, women's issues, family/marriage, youth issues, social media literacy/safety, and mental health advocacy. She is active on social media and blogs regularly through Facebook & Instagram. She's also the co-founder of www.mentalhealth4muslims.com (MH4M) and many of her articles related to mental health issues and other topics relevant to the Muslim community have been reproduced by or published in other websites some of which include: Imanwire, MuslimVillage, SeekersGuidances, SoundVision, AltMuslimah, Mom.com, Patheos, Huffington Post UK, and Haute Hijab. She's also ben featured on NPR and Al-Jazeera to discuss the Muslim female experience in America with regards to hijab and Islamophobia.

She's a published children's book author and the title of her first book is 'Clear the Path: A Rhyme Book on Manners for Little Muslims'. She's a wife and mother of two, and resides in northern California.

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Quran and Parenting

    • Welcome!

    • Replay with Chat

  • 2

    Lesson 1: Intentional Parenting

    • 1.1: Introduction

    • 1.2: Parenthood Today

    • 1.3: Facts and Figures of Parenting Today

    • 1.4: Cost of Parenting - Part 1

    • 1.5: Cost of Parenting - Part 2

    • 1.6: Three Key Questions for Intentional Parenting

    • 1.7: What Parenting is and isn't in Islam - Part 1

    • 1.8: What Parenting is and isn't in Islam - Part 2

    • 1.9: Parental Vows

    • 1.10: Parental Prayer and Self-Reflection

    • 1.11: Summary of Lesson

    • 1.12: Q&A - Part 1

    • 1.13: Q&A - Part 2

    • 1.14: Q&A - Part 3

    • 1.15: Q&A - Part 4

    • 1.16: Q&A - Part 5

  • 3

    Lesson 2: Prophetic Parenting

    • 2.1: Introduction

    • 2.2: Principles of Parenting - Shepherding; Part 1

    • 2.3: Principles of Parenting - Shepherding; Part 2

    • 2.4: Principles of Parenting - Shepherding; Part 3

    • 2.5: Preparing For Leadership

    • 2.6: The Character of the Walking Quran - Part 1

    • 2.7: The Character of the Walking Quran - Part 2

    • 2.8: The Character of the Walking Qur'an - Part 3

    • 2.9: What is Emotional Intelligence?

    • 2.10: The 5 Qualities of Effective Leaders - Part 1

    • 2.11: The 5 Qualities of Effective Leaders - Part 2

    • 2.12: The 5 Qualities of Effective Leaders - Part 3

    • 2.13: Prophetic Parenting - C.P.R.

    • 2.14: Q&A - Part 1

    • 2.15: Q&A - Part 2

    • 2.16: Q&A - Part 3

    • 2.17: Q&A - Part 4

  • 4

    Lesson 3: Balanced Parenting

    • 3.1: Introduction

    • 3.2: Parenting with P.M.C - Part 1

    • 3.3: Parenting with P.M.C - Part 2

    • 3.4: Parenting with P.M.C - Part 3

    • 3.5: Parenting is a Trust From God

    • 3.6: Leading by Example

    • 3.7 : Customizing Parenting

    • 3.8: Spirituality in Early Childhood - Ages 2-7

    • 3.9: Spirituality in Middle Childhood - Ages 8-11; Part 1

    • 3.10: Spirituality in Middle Childhood - Ages 8-11; Part 2

    • 3.11: Spirituality in Adolescence - Ages 14 and Up; Part 1

    • 3.12: Spirituality in Adolescence - Ages 14 and Up; Part 2

    • 3.13: Common Parenting Struggles and Concerns - Part 1

    • 3.14: Common Parenting Struggles and Concerns - Part 2

    • 3.15: Common Parenting Struggles and Concerns - Part 3

    • 3.16 - The Greatest Threats - Part 1

    • 3.17: The Greatest Threats - Part 2

    • 3.18: The Greatest Threats - Part 3

    • 3.19: Q&A - Part 1

    • 3.20: Q&A - Part 2

    • 3.21: Q&A - Part 3

    • 3.22: Q&A - Part 4

    • 3.23: Q&A - Part 5

    • 3.24: Q&A - Part 6

    • 3.25: Q&A - Part 7

  • 5

    Lesson 4: Active Parenting

    • 4.1: Active Parenting

    • 4.2: Quranic Parenting Models - Part 1

    • 4.3: Quranic Parenting Models - Part 2

    • 4.4: Quranic Parenting Models - Part 3

    • 4.5: Emotional Intelligence

    • 4.6: 5 Qualities of Emotional Intelligence - Self-Awareness; Part 1

    • 4.7: 5 Qualities of Emotional Intelligence - Self-Awareness; Part 2

    • 4.8: 5 Qualities of Emotional Intelligence - Self-Awareness; Part 3

    • 4.9: 5 Qualities of Emotional Intelligence - Self-Regulation

    • 4.10: 5 Qualities of Emotional Intelligence - Motivation; Part 1

    • 4.11: 5 Qualities of Emotional Intelligence - Motivation; Part 2

    • 4.12: 5 Qualities of Emotional Intelligence - Empathy

    • 4.13: 5 Qualities of Emotional Intelligence - Social Skills

    • 4.14: Q&A - Part 1

    • 4.15: Q&A - Part 2

    • 4.16: Q&A - Part 3

    • 4.17: Q&A - Part 4

    • 4.18: Q&A - Part 5

  • 6

    Feedback

    • Feedback form

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