Selamat Hari Raya Aidil Fitri 2017 Semua! Maaf Zahir Batin. Since today dah Aidil Fitri, hari ke 9 – hope you guys had a good and happy raya with your families and loved ones. Afterall that is what celebration is all about – being with the ones that you love and make you happy 🙂
Layan gambar Hani, betterhalf dan anak-anak dulu la ya 🙂
My five children – Along, Abang Ngah, Kak Lang, Kak Chik and Busu 🙂 .. oh and the cat 😛
The Juniors, again.
My two sons, dunia akhirat, Alhamdulillah 🙂
Cerita-cerita Raya bakal menyusul, InsyaAllah. Gi beraya dulu ya semua! #teamrayakl
Alhamdulillah, Allah SWT grants me still well and alive to embrace Ramadhan 2017.
Walau terasa juga perbezaannya as year passes, but Alhamdulillah Syukur masih diizinkanNya menyambut Ramadhan pada tahun ini. Sometimes, when I feel all tired, lost and despair, I reminded myself of other children yang berpuasa tanpa Ibu dan Ayah mereka. Para isteri tanpa suami mereka dan sebaliknya – so I take a long and deep breath (sambil mengetuk kepala sikit) that be Thankful-lah Hani ! hehe. So Alhamdulillah, thank you Allah SWT yang telah memanjangkan usia saya dan keluarga ke Ramadhan tahun ini…
InsyaAllah dengan izinMu, Ramadhan 2017 akan jauh lebih baik dari tahun-tahun sebelumnya, Aaminnn!!
Maka hari ini dah masuk hari ke empat kita semua berpuasa. I bet you, time will fly in just blink of an eye, and by the time I write again, its probably as Raya approaches.
As for us at home, Alhamdulillah we are ‘almost’ complete this Ramadhan as Abang Ngah is on his semester break and is fasting at home. Insyallah lagi seminggu, Along pula akan pulang (finals happening now), and we will be the super 7 again (complete) 🙂
Better half and myself and anak-anak Alhamdulillah juga diberi kesihatan yang amat baik untuk bersahur, berpuasa dan berterawih setakat ini, dan InsyaAllah terus diberi keberkatan dan peningkatan Iman kami oleh Allah SWT.
Busu Razin juga mengikut kami berterawih pada tahun ini. Selalunya, being the youngest and smallest (in our mind), we always thought he might be tired from fasting to do terawih pada malamnya, so he was excused (teruk kan hehe).
But like I said, mudahan Ramadhan tahun ini menjadi lebih baik baginya dan kami, he tagged us along. Malam tadi, hubs ambik gambar nih and wrote, ‘your sons look so pious’ 🙂 (Ibu aminnnnnn kan ok dalam hati..). Mudahan masin mulut Ayah sempena Ramadhan yang mulia ini 🙂
Nanti Along dah balik, we girls pulak ambik gambar ok!
You know life is very interesting. It is indeed like a journey as many had said. We evolve. We change. We become somebody else. That is just how it is…
Friendship however, probably is the only thing in our life that never change. Its dormant, across the time. We have different sets of friends as we aged, but they will always be our friend.
And they bring *fun* – which is a very important element for us to have a meaningful and beautiful life!
I used to say to my children that always do the best and never forget to have fun in whatever that you do. Let it be your study, your deen, your sport activities, your leisure activities or whatever it is-lah.
And coming from that, I always remind myself too – to also be the best. And to always be happy and have fun. Sure I have my down days, but it shall pass eventually. Time heals right? Yes, at times I need my hubby to remind me of that.
But most of the times, my good friends would. They will keep me sane when I feel like Im losing my mind and that my world seems ending.
My friends – my happy pills 🙂 They are like my stars. I do not get to see them very often, but I know they are always there….
Well, I do not have tons of them, but Alhamdulillah enough 🙂
And I love them sincerely, and will never trade them with anything in this world, for as long as I live, Insya Allah.
Friendship is probably the only thing in life that does not change or evolve?
My Alhamdulillah for all of YOUUUUUUUU….!!
On that note, yesterday was another fun day for me and my friends. My usual buddies, like Sherry, Noor and Zana.
And my long lost friends like Era(tuan rumah yang sangat amazing and welcomed us all to her beautiful home),
Rosedan Yatiyang sudah almost 26-ish years that I have not met! oh yeah, that long (but we are not old hokay). Too many stories to tell.
Oh and Tini, who drove all the wayyy from Ipoh just to meet us. A day trip. oh em ji. Thank you sista! You are our aspiration.
Ina, Noriah and Mawar, who are dekat di hati tapi jauh nun di mata. Hehe. They are all just in KL area, but we hardly get the chance to meet. Thanks to FB and such tho, that keep us connected all these while.
We had the best-est of time yesterday, too much fun. Tak terucap oleh kata-kata saat-saat gembira itu 🙂
Masa berlalu just like that, cerita ceriti belum habis, dangggg its almost 6 pm already!
Rumah Era probably never that noisy ya babe? hihi. Neighbours did not complaint, did they? huhu.
We ate, we talked, we laughed, we giggled, we gossiped (oops) – but never we forget our friends who had left before us. Al Fatihah to all three of them 😦 InsyaAllah, they are in better place now. Aamin.
We took so many photos too. Pelbagai gaya dan macam macam rupa. (Missing however are the birthday photos as Puan Rumah tidak properly covered with her hijab, but happy birthday dear Era, hope we surprised you yeah? 😛
For our memory it is, just a few photos, but here we are, yesterday. Alhamdulillah… 🙂
Thank YOUUUU for being part of my journey and made my life more colourful and only happier!!!
*NotaKaki – we met as Allah SWT wills it – ITMCK/ITMCP class of 1988!
Our youngest ace, Razin Hafiziis truly a gift from Allah SWT. 12 years ago when we got him, it was almost impossible as I was on my contraceptive pills as me and hubby thought, with 4 aces at the time, our family was complete.
Story cut short, I got pregnant anyway in 2004 in our new home, then. We were shocked, bit worry (at the time as I usually had terrible pregnancies) but never we did not cite our Syukur Alhamdulillah to Allah SWT, we have faith that as He wills it, it has to be the best, for us.
Razin came the easiest. Delivery was made easy. Within 2 hours, he popped out already hehe. And being the biggest too!! A bouncing 3.75 kg baby!
Being our youngest, he gets away with lotsa of things at home. Its like his Kak Long repeats herself. New toys. New gadgets. New games. You name it – he got it all.
He is 12 years old today, all well and healthy Alhamdulillah.
And yesterday marked another happy and memorable day for us in the family – rasa syukur sangat-sangat. Allah SWT that has given us so much!!
Razin was chosen and represented his school yesterday to this ‘Pertandingan Bercerita Bahasa Inggeris – The Prophet Story sempena Karnival Dakwah Sekolah-Sekolah Malaysia’.
Let me share few photos first from yesterday ya.
*We were getting him all dressed up with his new baju melayu bought specially for the competition. Ayah being the biggest supporter balik from Kuantan terus angkut kami gi carik baju melayu. Ayah memang best lah!
Then later Ustazah sent us this gambar, while he was getting ready for the stage.
Ok this is a special tribute to his Ustazah/Teacher that he called Ustazah Aen. This teacher is random. I have met a lot of teachers throughout my life. My own teachers, my children’s teachers, in fact I have lotsa good friends who are teachers. Not to mention in our family pun, there are so many teachers too.
But this Ustazah Aen is one of the best that I have met. We are blessed to have her for our son. She is very dedicated, too hardworking and passionate with what she chose for her life – teaching!
I must say this to her – she had taught my son a valuable lesson – that hard work pays. That if you are polite and dedicate, Allah will wills you what you want. They both had long hours training, preparing for this competition, regardless of weekends – as the time was short for practise.
You see, Razin has always been playful when it comes to school 🙂 Ambik acuh tak acuh sahaja. But with this Ustazah, he becomes someone else- lah. Our dearest son begitu dedicated dan rajin melatih dan mencabar diri dia sendiri untuk Berjaya. Thumbs up both of you!!
To Ustazah who we are forever terhutang budi – thank you! Mudahan Allah SWT will reward you awesomely too for all your kindness and sincerity 🙂
Mudahan ukhwah dan sillaturahim kita tidak terhenti di sini. Doakan Razin selalu and to Razin too, teachers are like your parents. Always respect them and doa for them.
Razin, live during the competition day, yesterday. Ustazah sent us so many videos that im unable to upload here 🙂 We both were thrilled throughout hehe. We were back and forth texting 😛
The result came out.
And he did it! And I was over the mooonnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn! *dancing.
Bukan happy sebab dia menang tempat ke 3 out of almost 20 participants from various schools, but happy that he finally found his forte!.
He was confident and it was a seamless story telling. Alhamdulillah and Syabas anakanda ku sayang. Ibu doakan Razin terus bersemangat and taste more success in both this dunia, and hereafter.
And when I received this text from ustazah, I said – Syukur Alhamdulillah Ya Allah. For both Razin Hafizi our son, and Ustazah Aen !