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amother




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Post Sun, Jul 18 2021, 7:55 pm
Does anyone else have a child under 10 who is still fasting? I'm not encouraging it, but my child wants to.
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English3




 
 
 
 

Post Sun, Jul 18 2021, 7:58 pm
I don't yet have such an old child yet, but my mother never let us fast after twelve at such a young age.
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amother




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Post Sun, Jul 18 2021, 7:59 pm
I'm not letting either but I'm not going to threaten and hit my child to get him to eat.
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English3




 
 
 
 

Post Sun, Jul 18 2021, 8:04 pm
amother [ OP ] wrote:
I'm not letting either but I'm not going to threaten and hit my child to get him to eat.

It gives a child a sense of control which makes them very proud of themselves. I just like my kids to have full stomaches.
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amother




DarkRed
 

Post Sun, Jul 18 2021, 8:04 pm
It's ok. I've fasted before I was 10. Unless the kid looks very pale, weak, or dehydrated, I wouldn't make a fuss.
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amother




Jetblack
 

Post Sun, Jul 18 2021, 8:09 pm
Our Rav said to not allow a child to fast. DH called the Rav when DD was with him, bh she listened to the Rav.
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amother




Trillium
 

Post Sun, Jul 18 2021, 8:11 pm
My 10 year old really wanted to fast, I told him he could until chatzos. Chatzos came and went and he refused, I just left his food out for him, he ended up eating it before 3.
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WaterKissed




 
 
 
 

Post Sun, Jul 18 2021, 8:11 pm
Maybe she wants to partake in the break-fast meal? Would she need to be in bed otherwise? Perhaps it's just a case of FOMO.
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