Helping schools with second-language kids

Helping schools with second-language kids

I’ve been called on recently by a preschool in Johannesburg to assist with the growing number of Chinese nationals now filling this upmarket Sandton School; resulting in discipline issues and constant disruptions from these children who do not yet understand English...
Benefits of Family Learning

Benefits of Family Learning

Families are a wondrous thing – they are all unique, a safe space for growing and experiencing life’s major lessons, full of love, forgiveness and the chaos of life, and littered with special moments of real connection and joy. I sincerely believe that families, not...
Conversational? Really?

Conversational? Really?

“I just want to be conversational” is a phrase we hear a lot when it comes to language learning. The just in this sentence implies that to get conversational is easy, and requires a shorter time commitment. But I want you to know there is no logic to this statement,...
How Parents can assist with isiZulu Learning

How Parents can assist with isiZulu Learning

Motivation for learning any language and specifically isiZulu is unique to every family; but in the South African context, we can all agree on the vast social, cultural, historical and practical benefits to speaking this language. isiZulu is spoken by more than 20% of...
The BEST 3yr investment you can make

The BEST 3yr investment you can make

Kids grow up too fast. It feels like just when you figure out a stage of their development they move onto the next one. And before you know it, the decisions you made around their diets, their caregivers, their activities and their schools have determined the course...