Originally published at Muslimah Bloggers
Weaning a baby – specially if you have nursed the child up to 2 years; by the time she is capable of determining her WANTS, can be difficult. But following these steps can surely help reduce the pressure:
- Intention & dua: Since you nursed a child probably because Allah SWT wants you to do so, make the intention that you will wean around 24 months as Allah swt advised is best for them. And then make dua that it be easy for you. And insha Allah it will be.
Me and my kids love play doughs. I used to make porcelain flowers with air-dry clay and it was one of the most satisfying feelings! I just bought a store-bought dough once and it was great but I still wanted to try to make something myself.
I had once made a fruit wreath using a flour & salt dough and I know a similar dough could be made and used as a play dough – which is kids safe and well Home made. So we tried one: Continue reading
For the letter Q we did the following:
Its been one year since I started the weekly letter crafting activity (we took many breaks in between though) with my two toddlers. In the beginning it was more of an hassle and since I was doing most of the work (cutting and arranging for my kids to glue the stuff together) I wondered if it is ever going to benefit us in anyway?Kept the kids involved
But my kids were interested in crafting so we pushed and kept moving forward.
By the end of the year we had this hefty messy notebook filled with letter crafts oozing out of it. Also, when my kids would sit down to read it all the way till end, I found myself constantly worrying of it being torn. Because it was paper. and we had put so much effort to gather it. (since I hope we can benefit from it in a long run too). I wanted something sturdier and found a binder in Pakistan. So i Just shifted all the crafts to that binder, its so much more safe and organize now. I love it and so does my kids. Continue reading
In pursuit of our Learning Arabic letters, we did Taa the following way: Continue reading
Here are our Letter P crafts!
So next comes the letter ب Baa: