The end of the schoolyear is the toughest time for expats or internationally living families. To the usual change of class the change due to friends moving abroad is the one that affects us the most. We begin early to build a R.A.F.T. and say goodbye over and over again… This is a very sad time of the year.
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When our tweens and teens start learning another language I’m sure they would benefit from reading texts on topics they like. Textbooks are usually on very conventional and not so updated arguments, which, in my opinion, makes language learning less appealing. If then the language is a bit more challenging as for its grammar, one can easily loose the interest in learning it.
When toddlers start hitting, many parents, teachers, care givers feel they are at a wits end. What makes it difficult is, that we usually assume that someone who hits us wants to hurt us.
Only 7 days and we’ll celebrate King’s Day for the second time. People will dress in Orange to symbolize the colour of the Royal Family. This color has royal roots and symbolizes the pride in the country and being Dutch, “oranje” being the lineage of the current dynasty, the House of Oranje Nassau.