Reflexions of a Mother: Into the world of Signs

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 Thoughts of Itto, founder of the école vivante: Many of you have asked over the last months how our little deaf girl and we as a family are coping with her situation (thank… Continue reading

The School – an Annual Report

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Salaam aleikoum dear friends and readers, Over one year passed since the opening of our primary school “école vivante” in September 2010, mashaallah – A lot happened over this year: a lot of… Continue reading

Bread and Cookies

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     Thank you so much for all the interesting thoughts and comments concerning the compost toilet. I think it is a tough subject and a lot to discuss about; I will definitely… Continue reading

green living – The Compost Toilet – part one

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  It’s nearly two months now, that we used our school’s new compost toilets for the first time and I think it is the moment to give a first update: I am totally… Continue reading

Into the Holidays

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Here’s enjoying the first day of our holidays, preparing ‘Id and wishing you a peaceful blessed Friday!    

Back to school’11

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     Here’s busy with last preparations for the beginning of a new school year: building, cleaning, and painting, sorting out, planning and making everything ready for our students, a new teacher and… Continue reading

école vivante in Sisters-Magazine

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  Bismillah, Today I have to show you something special. – Something very personal, something really long and something that touches me deeply. Mashallah and subhanallah, I’m filled with deep gratitude, but also… Continue reading

Holidays

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      A successful school year, a wonderful party, amazing children and a supportive community,… subhanallah, Allahu akbar! I am filled with amazement and a deep thankfulness. Alhamdulillah. Off for some relaxing… Continue reading

… in the meantime… some color and inspiration

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      While browsing for new ideas on how to craft some garlands with the kids for the schools-end party, I found some lovely blogs. I wish you a week full of colorful… Continue reading

Signs of an early Summer

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We’re going into the final run towards the summer holidays, inchaallah. It’s calm on the blogging side but busy in real life. There’s a lot to do with schoolwork and exams to prepare.… Continue reading