This might just save your child’s life

This isn’t a funny, cute or happy blog post. It may just save your child’s life though. In my case, my child nearly choked to death. One afternoon, in a fuzzy sleep deprived state after three nights cosleeping with a teething toddler, I left my three year old alone with a bowl of melon, cut into big chunks. While I was tidying up,…
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Can sign language help your bilingual child?

Experts reckon that bilingual kids are at a significant advantage. OK so it might take them a little longer to grasp the lingos but the final results outweigh any difficulties along the way. Tell that to a toddler from a multilingual family at dinner time. Learning to speak is frustrating enough but add in extra languages and it gets messy (literally).…
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Best Websites for Newbie Expats

Relocation companies should do the hard work in sorting your move but chances are they’ll offer limited scope. After one move, a charmingly conscientious relocation manager lugged a bulging bag of cultural leaflets, restaurant maps and city tour flyers onto my cardboard box cum desk. ‘No offence’ I said, ‘but I’ve changed country more than Madonna has changed her style so can we cut…
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