in the groove

so, now with three children ages 3, 5, and 7
i’m really testing out that multi-age classroom concept
that is part of the montessori method.
it is a challenge managing my three-child classroom
with an infant tethered to my back west african-style, most of the time
or pulling stuff off the shelves, when she isn’t —
but it is doable
with a LOT of patience, prayers
and practice on how to interrupt properly and wait turns.

but when i hear the silence
— that golden silence —
when everyone is engaged in their work,
it is like bliss.
i can’t help but to think, “i did it!”
but it is not me.
it is the child at work developing themselves.
that is truly blissful.

tonging pink puffs
tonging pink puffs
writing sentences with green series word lists
writing sentences with green series word lists
clothes pins
clothes pins
solving addition problems with addition chart
solving addition problems with addition chart
telling stories with land forms
telling stories with land forms
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4 thoughts on “in the groove

  1. I pray that Allah, swt, continue to Bless you with the patience and love that’s required to educate your children. I love you. You make me want to be a child again.

    Sanaa, Rahmah, Aya and Dua are so blessed to have a MOM like you!

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