A Word on Spanish….In ENGLISH!

Without a doubt, one of the biggest “shocks to the system” connected with a move abroad was the transition into a new language.

But only mostly for me!

Tom is fluent, and the children were/are magically (and thankfully) impervious to it. A combination of the fact that play can happen quite easily without the need for discussion, and they are really and truly sponges when it comes to picking up a language. For example, (and I have tested this theory), Maddie can hear something one time and know it, even if that one time means in passing from a television screen.

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