Researchers at Keele University analyzed dozens of studies involving more than two million people and discovered that compared to married people, those who were never married, divorced or widowed were 42 per cent more likely to develop cardiovascular disease.
They were also 42 per cent more likely to die from from heart disease and 55 per cent more likely to die from a stroke….MORE: telegraph
A city in Kansas is reportedly demanding $132,000 from the parents of a 5-year-old boy who knocked over a glass sculpture.
The piece of art, “Aphrodite di Kansas City,” was on display at an Overland Park community center when the boy damaged it on May 19, the Kansas City Star reported. He was attending a wedding reception with his parents at the time…more: news
Urging one’s kith and kin to Obey Allah and refrain from evils Allah, the Exalted, says: “And enjoin Salat (the prayer) on your family, and be patient in offering them (i.e., the Salat).” (20:132) “O you who believe! Ward off yourselves…
I recently asked a married couple who have three kids, none of whom are yet teens, “Who are the most important people in your family?” Like all good moms and dads of this brave new millennium, they answered, “Our kids!”…MORE: readingeagle
The angel said about the signs – of the end of this world (interpretation): ” …They are that the slave-girl “Mother” (Ibn Hajr- Fath Al Bari) will give birth to her mistress ‘Her kids her will treat her as slave”(Ibn Hajr- Fath Al Bari) and that you will see the barefooted ones, the naked, the destitute, the herdsmen of the sheep (competing with each other) in raising lofty buildings.” see: sunnah.com and
The invitations to 600 guests described the high church dress code thusly: For men, military uniforms, morning coats or lounge suits, otherwise known as business suits in not-wacky colors. For women, “day dress with hat.”…more: apnews.
International Women’s Day is an incredibly important date, which should act as a reminder that we must live its values on every other day of the year. This year, more than ever, men have a responsibility to take part in the conversation, and have a responsibility to do what they can to further women’s rights. It is not women’s responsibility alone….MORE:independent
At every stage in life, things are pre-ordained a certain way, which we might not like. Accepting them, however, will help us attain peace of mind, writes Sadaf Farooqi. Often since motherhood, I have caught myself critically analysing my reflection…
Despite the fact that most mothers in the U.S. work at least part time, many Americans continue to believe that having
a mother who stays at home is beneficial for a young child, though as is often the case with public opinion variations in question wording elicit slightly different responses. A recent Pew Research survey focusing on “parents,” rather than just on mothers, asked Americans which statement came closer to their view: First, children are better off when a parent stays home to focus on the family; or second, children are just as well off when their parents work outside the home. Fully six-in-ten adults chose the first statement and only about one-third (35%) chose the second statement….more: .pewsocialtrends.org
Islam sees a woman, whether single or married, as an individual in her own right, with the right to own and dispose of her property and earnings without any guardianship over her (whether that be her father, husband, or…