A really good article on how connecting with our children is a very Islamic way of parenting…
“What is empathic parenting?
Empathic parenting is based on the desire to raise individuals who are caring, compassionate and empathetic. Empathy is the ability to understand and share the emotions of another. The basic principle of empathic parenting stems from children’s ability to mirror the actions and qualities of the people around them. So, when children are surrounded by people who are respectful and calm, they will also take on these traits. This article will explain five benefits of empathic parenting and three ways to become a more empathic parent, in sha Allah. There is also a wealth of information on empathic parenting on websites and YouTube, where I also obtained my research.
But first and foremost, it was our beloved Prophet who taught us this quality…”
Read the full article here: http://productivemuslim.com/empathic-parenting-connect-emotionally-with-your-child/