Project based learning and emotional education are at the heart of this trilingual school just outside of Barcelona. Head Teacher of Hamelin-Laie International school, Carlos Martinez, talks to MumAbroad Life.
“Day by day, together, we are building this project and learning countless things about others, the life that surrounds us and about ourselves. But above all, we try to enjoy the discoveries and conquests of each child and the moments we share.” Arancha Rosa Serván, Head Teacher, Montessori Village Torrelodones
“It’s important before starting the treatment to research about the working method of each professional. Some professionals work just with the parents, some with the child through play, others with the child through speech and some with the whole family. So it’s up to the parents to decide what therapy is suitable for them.”
Sabrina Ridaura left Venezuela, her home country, almost 10 years ago to travel the world along with her family. Here she talks to MumAbroad Life about her passion for a healthy lifestyle and how and why she founded BodyGlow Fitness & Nutrition.
In a constantly changing business environment it is key that small business owners know who their customers are and how to reach them.
“Apart from all the obvious hormonal changes, being pregnant alters the body posture (your centre of gravity moves forward). These postural changes can strain different muscles and you may find yourself with low backache, or sore feet/legs, or you may find you have swollen ankles; these kinds of things can be gently treated with lymphatic drainage techniques. Sore pelvic muscles or sacrum can be treated and released giving pain relief and relaxation.”
EU Citizens living in Catalonia currently have the right to vote in Municipal elections and in European elections. For now EU Citizens cannot vote for the National or Regional Governments of the countries where they live. Europeans in Catalonia are campaigning for change.
“The medium of instruction is English throughout….. (but) we adapt Spanish lessons to our students needs, offering different levels in both Primary and Secondary Schools for students native and non-native.”
“It is believed by neuro-linguistic experts that talking to your pregnant belly in a foreign language as well as your native tongue is not only stimulating in terms of neuronal development, but also beneficial in terms of language acquisition in the womb.”
“I recommend not to concentrate just on the price but much more on the qualification of your doctor and the quality of the products that they use.” Advice from Dr Noemi Gonzalez, a plastic surgeon based in Barcelona.
Elvira Lopez is a certified Breast Feeding Consultant based in Barcelona. Here she talks to MumAbroad Life about the benefits of breastfeeding, potential problems and when and how to introduce solids.
“We offer a comprehensive range of clinics for children starting with midwife services and all antenatal care, postnatal care, children’s immunisations, developmental checks and childhood diseases.” David Donaldson