I'll first introduce myself, my name is Karimah .
I am a wife and mother of two boys, mash'Allah, Zayd (4.5) and Aimen (3). I reverted to Islam a little over 6 years ago, alhamdullilah! I had always admired Muslim woman who wore full hijaab even before I really new what Islam was about.
I thought they looked so noble and beautiful. But I was always told by my husband that proper hijaab was mustahab and not really necessary. I decided to research on my own about this. The more I read the more I was convinced that full hijaab is wajib
So a couple weeks before the beginning of Ramadan I ordered a half-proper hijaab. I already had a couple jilbabs so all I needed was the proper hijaab. I made a promise to myself that starting the first day of Ramadan I would start wearing it. When I received it in the mail I tried it on and just stared at myself in the mirror.
I loved it! I was now going to do what Allah really wanted me to do. I made dua that my husband wouldn't discourage me from wearing it and to give me strength to wear it. Well the first day of Ramadan as we were getting ready to go out shopping I showed my husband and explained to him my desire to wear proper hijaab. He smiled and told me it was my decision.
Alhamdullilah! He was okay with it and quite pleased also. I love the privacy it gives me. And I feel more respectful and closer to Allah. I love my proper hijaab and I'm very happy I started wearing proper hijaab.