Positive Parenting in the Muslim Home

Positive Parenting in the Muslim Home

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Positive Parenting in the Muslim Home by Noha Alshugairi, Munira Lekovic Ezzeldine

The Islamic tradition is rich with values that parents strive to imbue in their children: respect, responsibility, integrity, love and more. Parenting is all too often filled with sleepless nights, tears, and anxiety followed by endless doubts: "Did I do my best?" "What could I have done differently?" "Am I responsible?" Positive Discipline, a philosophy conceptualized by Dr. Jane Nelsen, provides a powerful model for channeling parenting struggles into proven methods that yield results.

Positive Parenting in the Muslim Home addresses real challenges faced by real families. This comprehensive book is essential for parents, caregivers, and educators seeking to nurture a grounded parent-child relationship built on connection. It is a book of home. It invites the reader to:
- Approach parenting in Islam as a process of love and guidance
- Apply Positive Discipline tools to nurture Islamic values in matters of faith, relationships, and everyday life
- Empower children to be responsible, capable and proactive individuals
- Address sensitive issues constructively, including sex, drugs, bullying, and youth radicalization
- Resolve conflicts by focusing on solutions rather than punishments

Authors Noha Alshugairi and Munira Lekovic Ezzeldine share timeless principles, describe 49 effective parenting tools, and guide through various parenting challenges. Their experience spans all stages of development from birth to adulthood. The authors masterfully transform theoretical Islamic principles into living realities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780974295053
Publisher: Izza Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2017
Pages: 440
Sales rank: 1,099,992
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

NOHA ALSHUGAIRI, M.S., is a licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice in Newport Beach, CA. She frequently facilitates trainings and workshops on a variety of topics for mental health professionals and the community at large. Her strong foundation in Islamic sciences guides her work in helping families integrate faith and culture. She received her B.A. in Zoology from Rutgers University in 1986, and her M.S. in Counseling from California State University, Fullerton, in 2007. Since becoming certified as a Positive Discipline Trainer in 2008, she has conducted numerous trainings for parents and teachers. She has been married for 32 years, and has four adult children and one grandson.

MUNIRA LEKOVIC EZZELDINE, M.S., is a professional college and career counselor. She loves helping young adults gain self-awareness to prepare for higher education and beyond. She has written extensively for various Muslim publications and websites on issues of parenting, family, and marriage. She is the author of Before the Wedding: Questions for Muslims to Ask Before Getting Married. She holds a B.S. in Economics from UCLA and M.S. in Counseling from California State University, Fullerton. In addition to being a certified College Counselor she has certifications as a Premarital Counselor and as a Positive Discipline Educator. She lives in Southern California with her husband and three children.

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