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Children and Fasting during the Holy Month of Ramadan

The Holy Month of Ramadan has started, the month of fasting and praying. Should my child fast during the month of Ramadan? Every mother might ask herself this question during the month of Ramadan. You should know that the Qur’an exempt children from fasting, but it says that they should be trained. What does that mean? It means you should start explaining to your children the meaning of fasting starting their early years; they should know that fasting teaches us patience, strengthens our bodies, teaches us how to be merciful with the poor, etc.

Here you have some important tips for you to consider while teaching your child about fasting:

-          Children need nutrients and cannot fast; however, they can fast from things they like instead of fasting from food. It can be TV, video games, sweets, etc. You can ask them for example to give up on watching TV and pray instead.

-          You should know that forcing your child to fast isn’t the right thing to do! They should be convinced of the importance of fasting. If you oblige your child to give up on video games for the whole month of Ramadan, this is being grounded, and not fasting!

-          Spend some time with your children in prayer and talk with them about God. Ask your child what they are hearing from God; you might be surprised with their deep answers.

-          Your child might ask you one day to let him fast from food; let him try for a day or two! Don’t worry, this won’t harm your child, in the contrary it will be beneficial for his health.

Ramadan Kareem!

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