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Parenting Cannot Be Delegated

Source: blog.islamiconlineuniversity.com

By: Nisaar Nadiadwa

I was a guest at one of my friend’s place. This was a very rich man and he had a young son. While we were sitting, his son offered me a glass of water. The father retaliated: “Can’t you even greet with Salams!” I could clearly see the man’s eyebrows frowning and the little kid shivering. The child mumbled ‘Assalamualaikum’ in a shivering voice . Later, I corrected my friend that he was wrong in insulting his son and he should read the biography of the Prophet  SAW on how he taught children, tolerated their mistakes and corrected them without getting angry.

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