Did the Pandemic Impact the Age of Marriage Among Muslims?

Marriage in one’s 30s was once considered a trend, as women were encouraged to establish their careers and explore personal growth during their 20s, only contemplating settling down with a partner later. However, a shift occurred, notably accentuated by the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. People found themselves confined within their own spaces, cut off…


Careers Muslims Had During the Golden Age of Islam

The Golden Age of Islam spanned from the 8th to the 14th centuries. It was an era marked by significant advancements in various fields of knowledge. Muslim scholars from diverse backgrounds had unshaken faith in their deen and made remarkable contributions to the realms of science and arts, leaving an indelible impact on human civilization…


What Rights do Parents Have Over their Children’s Money?

“It’s not that I don’t want to spend my money on my mother, but I barely have enough to survive,” is what I constantly hear from people I know. Throughout my life, I’ve witnessed quite a number of complicated situations regarding parents’ rights over their children’s money. People question this as if there’s only one…

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7 Tips for the Muslim Mom Who Is Breastfeeding

If you’re reading this article, you may be a new or expectant mom, or someone who knows a mom who can benefit from this post. Being a mom is never easy, with its own set of challenges like managing children and the household, feeling distant from your partner, and struggling with self-care. One thing that…

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Discover 15 Inspiring Muslim Women Mental Health Influencers to Follow

Mental health is an essential topic that is widely discussed these days, irrespective of gender, background, or beliefs. In the past, even in Muslim societies, mental well-being was often considered a taboo subject, and discussing one’s feelings was completely out of the question. Alhamdulillah, as we enter the era of modernization, technological advancements, and increased…


The Muslim Man’s Guide on How To Be Helpful During Ramadan

Sadly, women are still expected to take on the full responsibility of cooking elaborate meals during Iftar and prepping fulfilling Suhoor meals, all by themselves. The stereotypical gender roles in the Muslim community are most prevalent during the month of Ramadan. Why must women bear all the headaches of cooking and cleaning during Ramadan? This…


Does Islam Say Our Parents Are Always Right?

Most children show tantrums when they do not get their way. When we were little, we would stomp and scream for being told “NO” by our parents. Unfortunately, as children transition into adolescence and then adulthood, there are times when they will still react to being told no. Is this a sign of disobedience? According…

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10 Halal Dating Tips for Muslim Women

You see someone attractive in your class, or at your friend’s birthday party, and you think to yourself, “How do I approach him without seeming too desperate?” Not to mention, with various opinions on the dangers of dating and the ever-present haram police everywhere, how do you go about approaching this cute guy the halal…


10 Instaworthy Mosques to Visit in Malaysia

It was over 1400 years ago when mosques were established as a place of congregation for Muslims. It is a center for Muslims to practice their acts of worship, engage in intellectual and theological discussions, and a sanctuary to foster spiritual growth in the community. Mosques were built with simplicity, especially during the times of…


The Chaos at Woodstock ‘99 Shows How Societies Normalize Violence Against Women

Content warning: This article discusses sexual assault, violence against women, sexual exploitation, and includes imagery of rape. If I could describe the docuseries “Trainwreck: Woodstock ’99” in one word, it would be “chaotic.” The series did an outstanding job outlining salient elements bringing the three-day festival to its absolute worst. The terrible planning, execution, infrastructure,…

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10 Essential Islamic Etiquettes for Traveling

“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” Dalai Lama Ah, traveling fills the soul and nourishes the spirit to explore the hidden beauty of diversified cultures worldwide. Islam has taught us the essential Islamic etiquette when traveling for us to be the best version of ourselves when we set foot in a foreign…