These are some of their suggestions: This means both parents must understand their children are a trust from Allah, and He will ask how they were raised.If the children do not grow up practicing Islam because of their parents' negligence, it is not going to be pretty in this life or the next.They are young adults who need attention and guidance on an individual level.You can go out on a "date" when Sumayya graduates from high school (instead of going to the prom), when Ahmed gets his driver's license or if you feel there is something bothering them and you want to address them alone.This way, teens will feel a part of the family, included and needed.
If 13-year-old Bilal likes adventure novels, for example, make sure you have a couple of Islamic adventure books Get one of your teens to be the librarian.
It is better to have one full-time job, fewer luxuries in the house (i.e.
more cars, expensive clothes, a bigger, fancier home) and more time with the family, than many material things and absent parents. Parents can't instill values in their children if they just aren't there, period.
That means don't exclude wives or daughters from prayers.
When the men are praying in Jamaah, make sure the women are either behind them or also praying in congregation.
After living in a Muslim neighborhood and attending Islamic activities regularly, teens in many cases will develop a friendship with other Muslims their age. Help them establish a youth group, not just to learn about Islam, but to go to the amusement park together, go swimming, etc.