I became a hijabi as a 30-year-old mom. I wasn't prepared for what came next

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Even if I was a practising Muslim who prayed daily, fasted for Ramadan after that ate only halal, I didn't abrasion the hijab and I hadn't acutely considered it until then. With my daughter, I realized that as a Canadian citizen, she might not be as exposed to her culture before heritage if she didn't see it in practice. So I decided en route for lead by example and started bearing the hijab — the head casing worn by many Muslim women. I made the decision because of how motherhood made me feel about my faith. But I hadn't realized how pivotal that decision would be designed for my daughter or myself — after that also how it would impact the way the world saw me at once. Most Muslim women, if they decide to wear the hijab, put it on after puberty. However, I was a year-old mother who committed en route for becoming a hijabi someone who wears the hijab.

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