Training for Multilingual Families

    Children exposed to different languages become more aware of different cultures, other people and other points of view. But they also tend to be better than monolinguals at ‘multitasking’ and focusing attention. They are often more precocious readers, and generally find it easier to learn other languages. Bilingualism gives children much more than […]

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Why comfort zone and stretching zone can be (almost) one

Where do comfort zone and stretching zone start and end, what should we know about them? – I have shared my thoughts about this in my workshops and talks, and at the FIGT2016 conference. When talking about growing, growth mindset, resilience etc. people often tend to generalize about these zones, which leads to some misunderstandings […]

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Understanding Teenagers…

    Understanding Teenagers   We all develop our very own patterns of communication with one another and every family uses verbal and non-verbal habits to express themselves. It is very easy to get stuck in unhealthy patterns of communication. Especially when our children become teenagers, many of us feel like they don’t know their […]

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International Childhood

Children who spend a significant part of their developmental years outside their parent‘s country of origin are also known as Third Culture Kids (or Cross Culture Kids, Immigrant Children etc.) During their international childhood they have the unique opportunity to immerse into different cultures, learn several languages, and appreciate diversity. – When they have to […]

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