A Muslim Mom

A Muslim Mom

www.farhatamin.com
A Muslim podcast series for mothers & muslim women Farhat Amin is a proud Muslim mum. She designs positive Islamic parenting resources. A Muslim Mom Podcast & blog is about helping Muslim mothers understand their Islamic identity. Podcast inspiration “By Time. The human being is in loss. Except those who believe, and do good works, and encourage truth, and recommend patience.” Surah Asr If this podcast inspired you, please pass it on to someone you want to inspire. Contact me on Instagram @farhatamin_uk Email: farhataminuk@gmail.com


The Flawless Face Instagram
Aug 3 • 26 min
Join my telegram channel https://t.me/amuslimmompodcast In the latest episode of a Muslim Mom I discuss the article ‘The Age of Instagram Face” published in the NewYorker. “The gradual emergence, among professionally beautiful women, of a single,…
Muslim influencers: Why do we follow them?
Jul 28 • 56 min
It’s time to unfollow the bad influences in our lives Join my telegram channel https://t.me/amuslimmompodcast image credit kalima.org.au —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/farhatamin/message
Gender & Islam: conversation with Nurideen Knight
Jul 21 • 47 min
Nuriddeen Knight is one of the authors contributing to the upcoming book, “The Islamic alternative to feminism”. She began her Islamic studies attending various Islamic lectures in the United States and later moved to Jordan to further her studies. She…
Why has it become so difficult to wear hijab? Free Online Event
Jul 14 • 8 min
The journey to cover and conduct ourselves in a way that is pleasing to Allah is a struggle many Muslim women experience. Like other requirements of Islam, we experience natural highs and lows regarding our hijab. However, this noble endeavor has become…
Secrets of Divine Love: Interview with the author A. Helwa
Jul 5 • 54 min
Interview with A.Helwa the author of Secrets of Divine Love. All the book club members really enjoyed reading the book with The Thinking Muslim Bookclub, join via Goodreads. Please send feedback and podcast suggestions to my telegram channel You are loved…
Who is defining your Muslim identity?
Jun 26 • 28 min
Please send feedback and podcast suggestions to my telegram channel Given the choice how would you like to be described? A progressive, open-minded and independent or traditional, close-minded, and submissive. Living in the 21st Century these are the…
The Politics of Hijab - with Ustadh Iyad Hilal
Jun 20 • 67 min
The dress of Muslim women has been politicised by secular thinkers, left-wing activists, conservatives, feminists, and talk-show hosts that all believe their take on the subject will emancipate Muslim women. For centuries, an obsession with Muslim women’s…
Hijab: Not My Body Not My Choice - Conversation with Eeman Abbasi from Traversing Tradition
Jun 11 • 45 min
This week the subject of the hijab was under the spotlight again. A famous Muslim You tuber posted a video where she explained why she had decided to no longer wear the head covering: khimar Inshallah, in this episode I want to look at the main reasons…
Book review: Headscarves and Hymens Why the Middle East needs a Sexual Revolution” by Mona Eltahawy
Jun 8 • 56 min
I have spent a lot of time planning and preparing this podcast. It’s not something I have taken lightly. For the following reasons. Firstly, Why did I want to read this book? The title is hardly Islamic. What could I possibly learn from a book whose title…
“I can’t breathe” – George Floyd & structural racism in America with Hakeem Muhammad
Jun 3 • 53 min
My guest today, Hakeem Muhammad, grew up in the communities excluded by mainstream America. He argues that in our anger we should not undervalue the structural conditions that enable and safeguard those that treat their fellow man as sub-human. The…
Toxic Masculinity, an Islamic Response with Dr Shadee Elmasry
May 28 • 66 min
What is a man, what makes a man and what is masculinity? Dr Shadee Elmasry takes a look at toxic masculinity and Islam’s response. Dr Shadee in this debate, stands out for his dedication to a nuanced and intelligent look at how revelation informs the…
Teenage parenting advice from a Muslim Youth worker - Iram Shaukat
May 15 • 40 min
Had the pleasure of speaking with Iram Shaukat, she’s a homeschooling mum from the US. Iram has run youth workshops for Muslim teenagers and parents. She’s a regular contributor to Muslim Homeschoolers Unite and posts parenting advice on her Instagram…
Colourism - Conversation with Halima Nawaz
May 10 • 34 min
Colorism refers to discrimination based on skin colour. Joining me to discuss the topic is Halima Nawaz she recently wrote a blog article on the topic. https://halimanawaz.com Send feedback and comments to farhataminuk@gmail.com Please send feedback and…
Dua weapon of the believer : book review
May 8 • 14 min
Send feedback & questions by joining the telegram channel https://t.me/joinchat/AAAAAFcjMGXfFhYUN7GN9Q www.farhatamin.com www.thinkingmuslim.com —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/farhatamin/message
Why don’t we read?
May 6 • 17 min
As part of our research for our Thinking Muslim Courses and our ongoing podcasts, The Thinking Muslim and A Muslim Mom we find ourselves reading as many books and essays about current trends of thinking and Islam. There is so much thought-provoking…
Don’t underestimate your power as a muslim mother
Apr 25 • 12 min
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Call for Book Chapters on Muslim Women, feminism and liberalism
Apr 20 • 10 min
Send feedback & questions by joining the telegram channel https://t.me/joinchat/AAAAAFcjMGXfFhYUN7GN9Q Book Synopsis – Muslim women and their ‘emancipation’ remains a key project of liberal universalists. The Muslim woman and her role in society has…
Is it OK for Muslims to go to Prom?
Apr 10 • 37 min
For some Muslims, prom night and dating are complicated topics — there is dancing between genders, the implication of alcohol and sex, and revealing dresses. For others, it’s not so big of a deal. What’s your view? I want to take a deeper look at the…
Coronavirus & Islam: Q&A with Dr Shadee Elmasry
Apr 3 • 52 min
This episode is a collaboration with The Thinking Muslim Podcast. As we hunker down and wait in anticipation for a Covid-19 breakthrough, we inevitably begin to think about our mortality and whether we have within us the ability to deal with this crisis.…
Why Muslim parents have to discuss sex education
Mar 29 • 38 min
1. Review of Netflix series Unorthodox 2.Why Muslim parents have to discuss sex education Read the blog article with links www. farhatamin.com farhataminuk@gmail.com Send feedback & questions by joining the telegram channel…
Coronavirus & Consumerism: a lethal cocktail
Mar 20 • 35 min
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Reclaim your Muslim Mindset: Season 4
Mar 18 • 10 min
Season 4 of A Muslim Mom Podcast will be exploring how we can reclaim our Muslim mindset. Send feedback & questions by joining the telegram channel https://t.me/joinchat/AAAAAFcjMGXfFhYUN7GN9Q How we experience the world, and our ability to succeed within…
Does Islam promote equality in marriage?
Mar 15 • 43 min
Download your FREE books today! The Ideal Muslim Husband & The Ideal Muslim Wife www.farhatamin.com Send feedback & questions by joining the telegram channel https://t.me/joinchat/AAAAAFcjMGXfFhYUN7GN9Q —- Send in a voice message:…
Should Muslim Women strive for Equality or Justice?
Mar 6 • 46 min
•We all know, at the core of our belief is ‘submission to Allah’. •The core aim of feminism is to gain equal rights with men. •‘Equality’ is not the starting point for a Muslim. Rather the starting point is Allah’s justice which creates a balanced and…
How feminism justifies colonialism and war
Feb 28 • 31 min
• When western governments, colonised the Muslim world they understood that the only way to defeat Muslims was to get them to believe they were superior. • So they wanted to liberate Muslim women, the homemakers & educators and get them to venerate…
Join The Thinking Muslim Book Club
Feb 22 • 8 min
As part of our podcasts, The Thinking Muslim and A Muslim Mom we have started reading as many books and essays about Liberalism, Feminism and Islam as an alternative to Liberalism, as we can get our hands on. There is so much thought-provoking material…
What does it mean to be a Muslim Feminist?
Feb 10 • 24 min
Can I be a Muslim feminist? Are Islam and feminism compatible? Liberal societies say they believe in freedom of religion; however, they constantly undermine Islam. They sow the seeds of doubt in our minds by intentionally misrepresenting Islamic laws…
Why are our daughters becoming Muslim feminists?
Jan 24 • 27 min
Why are our daughters becoming Muslim feminists? Are you concerned that your daughter is becoming a bit too liberal and losing her Islamic identity? Listen to the podcast here There is no doubt that as mothers we want the best for our kids - but the older…
Season 4 Trailer: Mental Health and Islam
Jan 15 • 5 min
Have you noticed how Mental health is now in the spotlight, especially in the UK & US 10 yrs ago it wasn’t on the radar, so I’m wondering why? Do you think possibly it could be because in the US there has been a 400% increase in antidepressant use from…
Can Muslim women have a happy balanced family life and a successful career?
Jan 10 • 57 min
Do you like the podcast? Do you find the Islamic advice in the podcast helpful? Send feedback & questions by joining the telegram channel https://t.me/joinchat/AAAAAFcjMGXfFhYUN7GN9Q Would you like to support my work? Please tell your friends and family…
Is hijab a choice or have we been sold a feminist slogan?
Dec 27, 2019 • 37 min
Do you like the podcast? Do you find the Islamic advice in the podcast helpful? Would you like to support my work? Please tell your friends and family about A Muslim Mom Podcast You can donate using the link below, all donations will only be used to…
Feminism and Family
Dec 14, 2019 • 37 min
In this episode I wanted to look at the effect feminism has had on how women view family, marriage and motherhood. Do you like the podcast? Do you find the Islamic advice in the podcast helpful? Would you like to support my work? Please tell your friends…
Why I am not a Feminist
Nov 29, 2019 • 27 min
Do you like the podcast? Do you find the Islamic advice in the podcast helpful? Would you like to support my work? Please tell your friends and family about A Muslim Mom Podcast You can donate using the link below, all donations will only be used to…
ARE ISLAM AND FEMINISM MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE?
Nov 22, 2019 • 43 min
Discussion with Nour Goda exploring whether islam and feminism are mutually exclusive and it’s detrimental affects on the identity of Muslim women. Nour Goda Is a Muslim Arab American and native of New York. She is of Palestinian and Syrian descent. Nour…
Gender Equality and Feminism
Nov 8, 2019 • 28 min
Should we want gender equality? Equality is presented as an ideal we should be striving for, so in this week’s podcast I’m exploring whether gender equality in particular is a goal worth working for. Feminists define themselves as: An advocate for social,…
Feminism exposed: unveiling the truth behind Feminist slogans
Nov 1, 2019 • 45 min
Blog posts and Podcast www.farhatamin.com Feedback email info@farhatamin.com Get Involved, help spread the word Would you like to understand what feminism really is? Do you agree with the feminist slogans you hear, but you don’t agree with everything they…
Season 3 Trailer: Why we need to talk about Islam and Feminism
Oct 29, 2019 • 6 min
Season 3 will be exploring the topic of Islam and Feminism Are they compatible? Stay tuned to find out inshallah Blog posts and Podcast www.farhatamin.com email info@farhatamin.com Get Involved, help spread the word —- Send in a voice message:…
Do you need help, getting your kids off their smartphones?
Oct 10, 2019 • 32 min
Blog posts and Podcast www.farhatamin.com Feedback email info@farhatamin.com Get Involved, help spread the word Are you worried that your child spends more time on their devices than with you? Do you think they’re obsessed with their (or your)…
Why does Islam have so many rules?
Oct 1, 2019 • 19 min
Blog posts and Podcast www.farhatamin.com email farhataminuk@.com Get Involved, help spread the word Have your kids ever asked you: Why is everything haram? Why is Islam so strict? Is this something that you have heard? Let’s explore why Muslim youth can…
Kamala Khan: Muslim Superhero?
Aug 30, 2019 • 26 min
Blog posts and Podcast www.farhatamin.com Feedback email info@farhatamin.com Get Involved, help spread the word Farhat Amin explores whether Kamala Khan is a positive role model for impressionable young Muslim girls? Marvel Studios recently announced that…
Should you let your sons or daughters live on campus at university?
Aug 23, 2019 • 22 min
Blog posts and Podcast www.farhatamin.com Feedback join my telegram channel https://t.me/amuslimmompodcast Get Involved, help spread the word “Not alike are the dwellers of the Fire and the dwellers of the Paradise. It is the dwellers of Paradise that…
What’s causing our sons and daughters to have doubts about Islam? Part 2
Aug 9, 2019 • 36 min
Blog posts and Podcast www.farhatamin.com Feedback email info@farhatamin.com Get Involved, help spread the word In part 1, I explored the reasons why Muslim teenagers lose their connection to Islam due to their parents/grandparents emigrating from a…
What causes Muslim teenagers to doubt Islam? Part 1
Jul 31, 2019 • 36 min
Blog posts and Podcast www.farhatamin.com Send feedback & questions by joining the telegram channel https://t.me/joinchat/AAAAAFcjMGXfFhYUN7GN9Q Get Involved, help spread the word As Muslim parents, we teach our kids about their deen. We do the best we…
Season 2: Trailer
Jun 30, 2019 • 5 min
Asalamualaikum friends and welcome to “A Muslim Mom Podcast”. I am your host Farhat Amin and this series is all about the joys and challenges of life as a muslim mom, and the teachings of Islam that leads us as we grow, and fail, and adapt throughout…
Ramadan Podcast 2
May 10, 2019 • 30 min
Salams! This is a 3 part episode Part 1: Ramadan moon sighting, why we don’t need to disagree Part 2: Hadith on Gratitude: Take advantage of five blessings before you are deprived Part 3: Ertugrul : why you should watch it! You can listen to previous…
Ramadan 2019 Podcast 1
May 3, 2019 • 1 min
Blog posts and Podcast www.farhatamin.com Feedback email info@farhatamin.com Get Involved, help spread the word Salams! This is a 3 part episode Part 1: What is your Ramadan mindset and how to get in the mood for Ramadan? Part 2: How to be organized and…
Muslim role models: who’s yours?
Apr 5, 2019 • 23 min
Blog posts and Podcast www.farhatamin.com email info@farhatamin.com Get Involved, help spread the word Salams! This is a 2 part episode We all have Muslim role models in our life. There are many Muslim celebs, it’s easy to just follow them without…
How to encourage your kids to pray salah
Mar 22, 2019 • 24 min
Salams! Part 1: Why you should be praying salah regularly Part 2: Details about a brand NEW course I’ve created: How to create a Salah Routine for Kids, you can sign up here You can listen to previous episodes and take a look at my parenting resources at…
Why do we compare ourselves to other Moms?
Mar 14, 2019 • 30 min
Salams! This is a 3 part episode Part 1: Who is Farhat Amin? Part 2: Do you compare yourself to other mommies? Does it make you feel happier? Part 3: Sharing a Hadith that has changed my life, for real! You can listen to previous episodes and take a look…
You are an AWESOME Muslim Mom!
Jan 28, 2019 • 22 min
This episode explores the status of mothers in Islam, the Quran, and Hadith on motherhood and why modern society undervalues mums. Here are some of the beautiful ayah and Hadith describing the blessed status of mothers in Islam. Blog posts and Podcast…