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Great reminder!

I believe there will be a point in our life that will define who we are. those points can be the time of hardship as well as the time of ease ior even a single short conversation with someone you recently know.
That's one of the moment I experience today!
الحمد لله رب العالمين  I spoke to a sister whom I knew recently and we share about the worry we have on how much time we invest to build our relationship with Allah while we also try to build the next generations (our children).
Often, we (me specifically) miss to have the time to just sit and recite Quran as long as we want to, pray as khusyu' as we want to, contemplate on life without any distruction but she said one sentence that it's not the first time I heard but this time it just click and make sense more than ever before.
"This is just a phase we have to go through sis, soon the kids will grow up and being independent then we can pick up on what we left off.  for the time being,  keep remind yourself that we are doi…

Memorable date

10 September 2014
This is the day rumaysa khalifah born 2 years ago
MashaAllah time flies and Alhamdulillah she is growing up well and she's full of life MashaAllah tabarakallah
May Allah protects her and bless her with goodness of life and piety Amin 
10 September 2014  It's also the first time my big girl starts reception class aka proper school with uniform etc
MashaAllah! I was so nervous the night before. I might be too excited but worry at the same time. Excited because she will be in the school the whole 5 days from 8am to 2:30pm. Prior to this one she only went for 2 and a half days at Iman pre school which is literally next door. But now we have to travel around 25 minutes by car and the school time starts very early, well at least earlier than any normal state school. 
الحمد لله رب العالمين she was generally exicited since she has meet the teacher twice before she even started. Once was on induction day and second time was when the teacher visited our house. ماشاء الله I fou…

{percakapan} super Mom!

Few days ago when we just came back from out and about my 4 years and 10 months old daughter said to me (out of the blue): 
"Wow mama, you're doing everything!"
I asked: "What do you mean Nusaybah?"
Well, you're a doctor (I don't know why she highlighted this role first- perhaps it's because I just put a bandage on her finger- and you're a driver, you're a cleaner, you're a cook, you're a book reader, you are everything. 
Me:" Awww that's very sweet of you Nusaybah, jazakillah khair for those kind words"
N:"no wonder you're tired all the time, because you're doing everything!"
Me:" errmmmm yes maybe that's why"
Children always speak the truth, in fact,when I read her bedtime story I often fall asleep before it's even finished and then I mumbled in Indonesian language. She would then laugh.The strange things: she seems enjoying that kind of situation so she usually stretch her bed time till l…