Montessori a Guide for Parents

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As the famous Einstein saying goes…Everybody is a genius. But If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing its stupid.”   Montessori is a concept and brain child of Dr Maria Montessori who was an Italian physician and educator.  Her method encourages educators to “Teach by teaching, not by correcting”. She believed children from 0-6yrs have an ‘absorbent mind’, therefore they should roam freely taking in their surroundings and … Read More

Knufflesitters 6 Top Tips for Travelling with children

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The thought of a holiday sounds exciting, but when you have children, there is lots more to consider. Here are six tips to keep in mind when travelling to be able to allow you to enjoy your holiday to the fullest. These tips will hopefully make your travel experience much more relaxing and enjoyable for the whole family! Happy Holidays from the Knufflesitters team! Tip #1: Find hotels or Airbnb locations that have/are close to children amenities Having to drive … Read More

Find the Perfect Nanny – 6 Steps

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As an expat being away from your family, means you will most likely have limited access to reliable and free child care options and you will most likely find yourself in a position where you are looking for a nanny, or some form of child care and this exercise can be anywhere from easy to extremely difficult, especially being new to the rules of the land, and in most cases not being able to speak the language. In order to … Read More

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