Globalisation has given us many gifts and along with it a basket of basic challenges. With a lot of people working and relocating across continents, language is one area that is always under the radar of parents while raising kids. Language challenges that we dealt with as adults when we moved out of our native countries are now faced by our children at a much younger age.
We all loved birthdays as kids – I mean the entire show with buntings, balloons, cake and gifts. And how we all dreamed of parties ripped off from fairy tales or with our favorite toy characters. Well, it’s only now, as parents that many of us understand the immeasurable amount of effort that goes into planning, creating and celebrating a special day.
The ice skating rink outside the Arkady mall Pankrac, is a really nice rink for beginners and kids. The rink is not too large, well maintained, and outside – so the sun actually pours in if its a sunny day!
On a cold and dull winter afternoon, with nothing interesting to do, we decided to go check out the Noah’s Ark exhibition at the Národní muzeum in Prague. Surprisingly the museum was indeed quite crowded with families and children. The exhibition is far more impressive than what I expected, and also very child friendly.
As a parent, when you move to the Czech Republic, you are frantic to find the best school for your child. Thankfully, we do have many schools here with different methods of education for parents to choose from.
Largely, when expats move to Prague, the preferred options are English Speaking International schools. But, having said that, if you are looking to settle down in Czech Republic, it might be advisable to look at schools that offer education in Czech as well.
We all know that kids, especially toddlers are quick at aping parents and that’s how they learn. My son always wants to copy everything that I do around the house.
Go for a long stroll in the pace of the child. Don’t rush, let her choose the path and talk. Curl into bed together and watch photos and videos of him when he was tiny. […]