Useful Books on Parenting

Islamic Books

1. Amini, Ayatullah Ibrahim Principles of Marriage and Family Ethics Islamic Propagation Organization, Tehran 1988

2. Ansariyan,  Husayn  The Islamic Family Structure tr. Ms. Lisa Zynab Morgan, Dr. Ali Peiravi, Ansariyan Publishers, Qum, 2000

3. Bhimji, Saleem and Hudda, Arifa A Mother’s Prayer, HIS, 2006

4. Kassamali, Tahera Raising Children Tayyiba Publishers, Richmond, 1997

5. Khalfan, Mohammed A. Child Psychology, NASIMCO, 2002

6. Merali, Abbas and Shaheen, From Marriage to Parenthood

7. Najafi, Allamah Syed Ibne Hasan The Principle of Education Up Bringing Zahra Academy, 1993

8. Rayshahri, Ayatullah Muhammad Children in the Quran and the Sunnah. Dar al Hadith Institute, 2010

9. Rizvi, Sayyid Saeed Akhtar The Family Life of Islam, World Islamic Network, Bombay

10. Tarazi, Norma The Child in Islam: A Muslim Parents Handbook American Trust Publications, 1995

11. Ulwaan, Shaykh Abdullaah Naasih, Bringing Up Children in Islam, Darul Ishaat, Pakistan, 2000

12. The Muslim Family Al-Balâgh Foundation, Tehran, Iran 1995

13. Parents Manual: A Guide for Muslim Parents living in North America, Prepared by the Women’s Committee of the MSA, US and Canada. American Trust Publications, 1992


Secular Books

1. Coloroso, Barbara. Kids are Worth it!  Somerville House Publishing, Toronto, 1995

2. Dyer, Wayne W.  What do you really want for your children? Avon Books, New York, 1997

3. Faber, Adele, and Mazlish, Elaine.  How to Talk so Kids will Listen & Listen so Kids will Talk.  Avon Books, New York, 1980

4. Faber, Adele, and Mazlish, Elaine. Siblings Without Rivalry. Avon Books, New York, 1987

5. Severe, Sal. How to Behave so Your Children will, too! Viking, New York, 1997

6. Vannoy, Steven W. The 10 Greatest Gifts I give my Children. Fireside Books, New York, 1994

7. Stephen R.Covey, Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families. Simon & Schuster Ltd , January 4, 1999.