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Teaching Children a Non-native Language

Living in the Capital of our beloved country Czech Republic, we hear the languages of the world every day. Whether on a tram, a metro or in the park, a day doesn’t go by when we can’t hear neighbors chatting away in their native language. And we all wonder how we can speak different languages and also teach our kids. Teaching a non-native language can be hard for parents and kids, but there are ways to make the journey easy.

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I Am a Fan of School Cafeterias – Renata Lukasova, Director, Čerstvá sváča, School Food Enthusiast

What does your kid’s school serve for lunch? So, what are your kids getting for lunch? Is it healthy? Fresh? Is it a well-prepared meal, or is it packed with too much sugar, preservatives and processed foods? Don’t know what the daily menu is? Don’t feel alone, not too many parents do.

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Choosing a Jigsaw Puzzle for Your Child

I always feel that among zillions of electronic toys, the basic jigsaw puzzle is actually losing its importance. As self-sufficient parents, we always want to provide the best for our kids and end up choosing the most expensive toys in the toy shop while the simple ones are left behind. The lovely jigsaw puzzle actually falls into that category.

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Games to Help Your Child Eat

My little boy just will not eat dinner, let alone vegetables. Well, let me be honest, he eats but needs to be coaxed to do so. I tried everything, talking it out, being stern, being kind, preparing his fav-food, letting him skip a meal so he is hungry – but NO. It’s also true that kids of a certain age, get their mind off routine tasks (like eating!) and focus on more interesting things like games, blocks, tablets. So of course, eating is only just a mere activity that is on their back burner.

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5 Activities to Do with your Child This Summer

What do you think of when you say “summer”? For many of us, it is the sun, sandy beaches, and water; camping under the stars, or summer cookouts and barbecue. Even if you’re staying home, these themes are easy to incorporate into activities with your child and honor the season whilst having fun with the following activities!