Principal's Message

Message from the Principal: Brother Eric Ali-- When guiding our children toward proper Islamic character, we must remember that part of being a wise teacher or parent is being kind and gentle with our children. During the time of the Prophet (saw), a Bedouin urinated in the masjid. Immediately the Prophet’s companions rushed toward the man to beat him. But the Prophet (saw) told them to leave him alone. After the man finished urinating, the Prophet (saw) told him, “Verily, filth and urine are not permitted in these masjids. Indeed, it is for the remembrance of Allah.” The Messenger said to his companions, “I was sent to make things easy, and I was not sent to make things difficult.” And he poured a bucket of water over the urine. Even though our children were raised in Islam, eventually they will have to choose to be Muslims. Let’s help make the proper decision easy for them.-- Al-Madinah School: 1635 South Saint Andrews Place, Los Angeles, California 90019-- madina@pacbell.net (1-323) 296-5961

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Habibi Youth and Discipline w/o Disrespecting Newsletter (June-July)


Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatu,

May Allah bless you, your family to be well and in strong iman. May He accept all of your good deeds and bless you with a blessed and bountiful Eid.

This month's Habibi Youth newsletter is about a famous Muslim author of children's books and a special land known for books. The Discipline without Disrespecting newsletter is about managing challenging kids on Eid.

Please email Grandma Jeddah to receive copies in your email, insha'Allah. Info@grandmaJeddah.com

You are more than welcome to make copies and share with your family and friends. 

I am also excited to share with you information about our new Muslim reading comprehension books for Muslim schools and homeschools. We had anticipated completing the books this month but are behind schedule. I will keep you updated when they are available, insha’Allah. For more information right now,  please visit: /http://muslimschoolbooks.com/

Your Sister in Islam,
Grandma Jeddah






Sunday, March 25, 2018

Raising Good Children Through Dua (By: Grandma Jeddah)

Raising Good Children Through Dua

                                    By Grandma Jeddah

One of the best ways to raise a good Muslim child is to make dua to Allah asking Him to make your child righteous. Here are 2 dua from Quran that Allah gives us to make for our children.

Quran-37:100  "O my Lord! Grant me a righteous (son)!"

Quran-14:40  "O my Lord! make me one who establishes regular Prayer, and also (raise such) among my offspring O our Lord! and accept Thou my Prayer."

Learn how to make your home a more peaceful place for both you and your child. Discover over 2 dozen tips on how to manage your child's behavior without hitting or shouting. Read Grandma Jeddah's e-book, Discipline without Disrespecting: Buy her e-book now at:  http://www.grandmajeddah.com/

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Muslim organization established to support Muslim children with disabilities


March is National Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Month


Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullah,

If you have a loved one who has an intellectual or developmental disability you might be interested in Muhsen. They are a wonderful organization that can provide useful resources for caregivers and children who are disabled. This is their Mission Statement:

Muhsen is a non – profit umbrella organization serving the community to establish a more inclusive “Special Friendly” environment for our Brothers & Sisters of all Disabilities. 

Muhsen will advocate, educate, train and implement programs and services nationwide to improve access to Masajids for Disabled and Special Needs individuals as well as acceptance and inclusion by the community in all aspects. https://muhsen.org/

Learn how to make your home a more peaceful place for both you and your child. Discover over 2 dozen tips on how to manage your child's behavior without hitting or shouting. Read Grandma Jeddah's e-book, Discipline without Disrespecting: Buy her e-book now at:  http://www.grandmajeddah.com/

Monday, February 26, 2018

Please Join Us at Our New Website: MuslimSchoolBooks.com


Assaalmu Alaikum wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatu my dear parents, teachers and administrators.  

Please join us at our new website: MuslimSchoolBooks.com. We provide Islamic schools and Muslim homeschools with literature text books that excite our children about being Muslim. 
http://muslimschoolbooks.com/

Yours Truly,
Grandma Jeddah
MuslimSchoolBooks@GrandmaJeddah.com
www.MuslimSchoolBooks.com

Sunday, February 18, 2018

You are personally invited! Join us at MUSLIM SCHOOL BOOKS

You are personally invited!

Assalalmu Alaikum wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatu,

What a pleasure to welcome you to Grandma Jeddah’s new Facebook page-MUSLIM SCHOOL BOOKS.

MUSLIM SCHOOL BOOKS was created to help our Muslim youth feel proud to be Muslims so they can hold on to Allah’s rope in this world and Insha’Allah attain Paradise in the hereafter. 

MUSLIM SCHOOL BOOKS is intended to develop educational material that our children can relate to--material that reflects their Islamic cultural values, Islamic experiences, and Islamic beliefs, insha’Allah, by the Grace and Mercy of Allah.


If you have children, run an Islamic school, have children in an Islamic school, or homeschool  your children, please join us. You may have received an invite to MUSLIM SCHOOL BOOKS recently. Ahlan wa Sahlan-Welcome to MUSLIM SCHOOL BOOKS! https://www.facebook.com/MuslimSchoolBooks/

Yours Truly,
Grandma Jeddah
MuslimSchoolBooks@GrandmaJeddah.com

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

New Newsletter helps our children to be proud and grateful to be Muslims (By: Grandma Jeddah)



To Parents, Teachers and Home school Mothers

Welcome to the Amazing new newsletter Habibi Youth. Our youth’s definition of themselves must come from us, their elders who love them, care about them, and expect them to become our future leaders.  We impart upon our dear ones the true honorable and decent moral traditions and vibrant contributions that our Muslim brethren have granted to the world.  We have a rich, religious culture of heroes who were masters of Science, technology, social sciences and religion in the past.  But this rich culture did not end in history. It has continued up until this very day.
The Habibi Youth newsletter conveys to our children the awesome stories of our own people from the past and during the present. It does so in an entertaining fashion with a literary style established for their reading level. We want our youth to be proud and grateful to be Muslims. Habibi Youth is a step in that direction, insha’Allah. We believe you, your children, and your students will take joy in reading the humble, yet bold and inspiring voices of today’s and yesterday’s Muslim heroes!

Yours Truly,
Grandma Jeddah

To receive color PDF copies of Habibi Youth newsletter in your email bi-monthly, simply email Grandma Jeddah and let her know: info@grandmajeddah.com

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Tip 5 How to Become a Patient Parent (By Grandma Jeddah)

Tip 5 How to Become a Patient Parent (By Grandma Jeddah)

      Realize that Allah is aware of your difficulty. Often times your anger is a result of a hardship you are experiencing. Maybe your kids have been nagging you about going somewhere all day and you’re at your wits end with their complaining. Or maybe your husband has been snappy ever since he arrived home from work. May be it’s the pounding headache that won’t seem to go away.

       When you are feeling angry, hurt, or frustrated, often times you want others to know how you are feeling, in particular those whom you consider to be the cause of your frustration. When others seemingly disregard your observable feelings of exasperation, this is when that angry feeling can really begin to flare up. During these initial moments, remember the following hadith. Let it be a means of consolation for you rather than your resorting to irate outbursts.
Abu Sa`id and Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported that the Prophet (saw) said: "Never a believer is stricken with a discomfort, an illness, an anxiety, a grief or mental worry or even the pricking of a thorn but Allah will expiate his sins on account of his patience." (Bukhari and Muslim)

     Others may not know of or even consider the difficulty you are experiencing. Take comfort in knowing that Allah The Most Gracious Most Merciful is always aware. And He is most capable of removing your discomfort or compensating you for it.

       Controlling your anger can be one of the most difficult goals you aspire to achieve in life. But it is well worth the effort. You want to be among the most righteous; you want to be a true 
believer; you want Allah to be on your side . . . so strive your utmost  to control your anger and reach for patience so you will be amply rewarded.

Learn how to make your home a more peaceful place for both you and your child. Discover over 2 dozen tips on how to manage your child's behavior without hitting or shouting. Read Grandma Jeddah's e-book, Discipline without Disrespecting: Buy her e-book now at: http://www.grandmajeddah.com/Discipline-without-Disrespecting-The-1st-and-original-e-Book-123.htm

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Saturday, January 27, 2018

Tip 4 How to Become a Patient Parent (By Grandma Jeddah)

Tip 4 How to Become a Patient Parent (By Grandma Jeddah)

Know the value of being patient. Why do people sacrifice to get a good education, obtain a quality job, or marry a good spouse? They see the benefit in attaining these accomplishments. Knowing the value of being patient can help motivate you to strive your hardest to become more patient.  Here are some inspiring points from Quran and hadith that remind us of the rewards of being patient:

And be patient. Surely, Allah is with those who are patient. (Quran8:46)  Who among us is not in need of having Allah on our side.

Abu Yahya Suhaib bin Sinan (May Allah be pleased with him) reported that: The Messenger of Allah (saw) said, "How wonderful is the case of a believer; there is good for him in everything and this applies only to a believer. If prosperity attends him, he expresses gratitude to Allah, and that is good for him; and if adversity befalls him, he endures it patiently, and that is better for him". (Muslim) What a priceless blessing to be counted among the true believers.

Whosoever would be patient, Allah will give him patience, and no one is granted a gift better and more comprehensive than patience". (Bukhari and Muslim)

If you try to be patient and succeed, Allah will give you patience. Masha’Allah, you will be rewarded with the very gift you are searching for.

Allah Almighty says, " . . . those who control their anger and pardon other people. Allah loves the do good-doers," (Quran 3:134)  What a wonderful reward to be loved by Allah, Glory be to Him the Most High!

Learn how to make your home a more peaceful place for both you and your child. Discover over 2 dozen tips on how to manage your child's behavior without hitting or shouting. Read Grandma Jeddah's e-book, Discipline without Disrespecting: Buy her e-book now at:  http://www.grandmajeddah.com/

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Tip 3 How to Become a Patient Parent (By Grandma Jeddah)


Tip 3 How to Become a Patient Parent (By Grandma Jeddah)

Begin making dua asking Allah for his help with your anger management problem. There are some things that come easy to certain people and other things they might have to struggle to achieve. If being patient during trials is something you have a problem with, seek help in the One who has power over all things. Allah loves for His servants to ask Him for help. In fact, He gets angry when you don’t ask. People are just the opposite. They get tired of you asking. So go to the One who can truly grant you success—Your Lord.

And when you ask, take note of what the Prophet (saw) has said.
 The supplication of a slave continues to be granted as long as he does not supplicate for a sinful thing or for something that would cut off the ties of kinship and he does not grow impatient.” It was said: “O Messenger of Allah! What does growing impatient mean?” He (saw) said, “It is one’s saying: `I supplicated again and again but I do not think that my prayer will be answered.’ Then he becomes frustrated (in such circumstances) and gives up supplication altogether.(Muslim)

Never give up asking Allah for his help; it may be that he wants you to grow closer to Him by continually seeking His support.

Learn how to make your home a more peaceful place for both you and your child. Discover over 2 dozen tips on how to manage your child's behavior without hitting or shouting. Read Grandma Jeddah's e-book, Discipline without Disrespecting: Buy her e-book now at:  http://www.grandmajeddah.com/

Monday, January 15, 2018

Tip 2 How to Become a Patient Parent (By Grandma Jeddah)

Tip 2 How to Become a Patient Parent (By Grandma Jeddah)

2. Realize that change doesn’t occur overnight. Achieving patience will take consistent effort over time. It is likely that you have found that your unruly behavior has been effective at times in getting you what you desire. After all, who wants to deal with a person who sounds like they’ve gone mad—it’s easier to give in and comply.

We are all affected by those around us. If you were raised in a family in which anger was used as a tool to get others to comply, it’s not odd that you have chosen to use this practice as a coping mechanism as well. But don’t lose hope. Insha’Allah, you can achieve the noble characteristic of patience and control your angry feelings. With each step of the way, remember success is built upon failure. Each time you revert back into your unproductive manner of behavior, view it as a experience to learn from rather than an additional failure.


Learn how to make your home a more peaceful place for both you and your child. Discover over 2 dozen tips on how to manage your child's behavior without hitting or shouting. Read Grandma Jeddah's e-book, Discipline without Disrespecting: Buy her e-book now at:  http://www.grandmajeddah.com/

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Tip 5 Managing Your Hyperactive Child (By: Grandma Jeddah)



  Do you have a hyperactive child? 

 Here is a Terrific Tip to help manage your child's behavior
 without hitting or shouting:


Final Tip 5 - Create learning opportunities from misbehavior.
Realize that your son may take longer than your neighbor’s child to attain the attribute of self-control. When he interrupts your conversations with guests, recklessly dashes through the masjid, or shouts at the top of his lungs in the house,  gently explain or show him the appropriate way to behave.

Learn why your child misbehaves and over 2 dozen tips on how to manage your child's behavior without hitting or shouting. Read Grandma Jeddah's e-book, Discipline without Disrespecting: Buy her e-book now at:  http://www.grandmajeddah.com/

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Tip #4 Managing Your Hyperactive Child (From: Grandma Jeddah)

  Do you have a hyperactive child? 

 Here is a Terrific Tip to help manage your child's behavior
 without hitting or shouting:


Jewel 4 - Speak in a calm, kind voice.
A quietly kept secret is that speaking in a calm voice rather than a loud agitated one can actually help your son settle down better. Two agitated people will not lead to a calmer environment

Learn why your child misbehaves and over 2 dozen tips on how to manage your child's behavior without hitting or shouting. Read Grandma Jeddah's e-book, Discipline without Disrespecting: Buy her e-book now at:  http://www.grandmajeddah.com/

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Tip #4 Managing Your Hyperactive Child (By: Grandma Jeddah)

  Do you have a hyperactive child? 

 Here is a Terrific Tip to help manage your child's behavior
 without hitting or shouting:


Jewel 4 - Speak in a calm, kind voice.
A quietly kept secret is that speaking in a calm voice rather than a loud agitated one can actually help your son settle down better. Two agitated people will not lead to a calmer environment

Learn why your child misbehaves and over 2 dozen tips on how to manage your child's behavior without hitting or shouting. Read Grandma Jeddah's e-book, Discipline without Disrespecting: Buy her e-book now at:  http://www.grandmajeddah.com/