This blog introduces the concept of emotional literacy and its relevance to the prevention of domestic violence, and includes links to extensive resources for understanding the significance of emotional literacy, and for specific parenting techniques to foster it in children.
I have been searching for you my whole life.
You were never lost, never were, and you never will be.
But still I long for the imaginary man that should’ve been, could’ve been, but wasn’t.
As a child, it was a constant struggle to separate my father from my desire to practice my religion.
He made it next to impossible to enjoy prayer, reading Quran, Ramadan, wearing hijab, going to the masjid, and so many other things that should be encouraged and nourished in an adolescent. [...]
It is unbelievably hard to push forward against negative associations and be able to enjoy your faith when it has been so tarnished by the past
A man in Utah did not lose custody of his children, even though they had been beaten with an electrical cord, due to cultural differences. Whose responsibility is it to educate new immigrants as to cultural norms regarding child discipline, treatment of spouses, etc.?
Dar al Islam
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Abiquiu, NM 87510