The second year I fasted was drastically different from my fist year. If you haven’t already done so, check out my first fast experience!
I was 8 or 9 year old when I first fasted. The only feeling I remember is excitement! I had no reservations or worries about it.
When Rukaya was born, I was in bliss. Though it wasn’t easy – as many of you may relate to. It was hard between the long nights, constant feeding and body aches. But I was also living in a bubble that was just us.
ACTIVITY OF THE WEEK: PROPHET NUH (AS) Supplies: • 2 Paper plates • Prophet Nuh’s Ark Printable• Glue stick • Tape • Animal Magnets (optional) 1. Print out the ark printable here. 2. Let your child color and decorate the ark 3. Optional Color and cut the animals 4. Cut out the ark pieces and glue it onto a plate5. Cut out the plate and tape 3 of the edges onto the other plate 6. Add the animals onto your ark.
Strolling down aisles at Target, you inevitably end up in the books section. Specifically, the kids book section. As you flip through the colorful, and the not so colorful pages:
You chuckle at the wit,
You smile at the message,
You pause at the impact,
You get a skip in your step as a brilliant idea enters your mind about the perfect idea for a children’s book. It’s unique, it serves a purpose and as a mom you know you could have used this book with your kids.