SubhanAllah! What a profound naseehah. Indeed, with knowledge comes great wisdom. Although, I had read this article some time ago, but it was about time, I needed to be reminded. The following is by Shaikh Salman Al-Oadah about ‘Dealing with an Angry Child‘:
It never ceases to amaze me how many people complain about their children’s bad tempers and have not the faintest idea what to do when their children get angry.
We are often surprised and hurt by the things we hear our children say in anger, their hands folded across their chests, words like: “I hate you!” and “I don’t want you!” and “I don’t love you anymore!” Children say such things when they are angry, and parents are often at a loss to respond with anything other than harsh words, curses, and a good smack. Most parents have no better remedy to administer and justify themselves by saying that they are disciplining their children for their bad manners. (more…)