When children won’t speak

When children won’t speak

By Jet Sichterman Language is an important way of communication for us humans. When children do not (learn to) use language as expected, this is usually noticed relatively early on and is reason for grave concern of the parents. There may be a variety of reasons why...
Learning how to Learn

Learning how to Learn

By Jet Sichterman During this month’s Forum, Elize Burgess of Learning Plus informed us about the factors that contribute to learning, and how parents can support their child’s learning.  Among many things, Elize shared that learning is a unique process. A human brain...
How does international life affect your child’s attachment?

How does international life affect your child’s attachment?

Part three of the interview with Sara Domingues By Jet Sichterman As an international parent, you may have a different lifestyle compared to most parents but you still want what is best for your child. You would go far and beyond to see your children grow up happy and...
How to recognize a secure attachment?

How to recognize a secure attachment?

Part two of the interview with Sara Dominguez By Jet Sichterman As an international parent, you may have a different lifestyle compared to most parents but you still want what is best for your child. You would go far and beyond to see your children grow up happy and...
What is Infant-Parent Attachment?

What is Infant-Parent Attachment?

An interview with an Early Years Psychologist By Jet Sichterman As an international parent, you may have a different lifestyle compared to most parents but like any parent you want what is best for your child. You would go far and beyond to see your children grow up...
Self-Compassion – listening out for kindness

Self-Compassion – listening out for kindness

By Jet Sichterman & Marie Hobbs Holding space for ourselves can be quite a challenge in today’s world. Most of us are often rushing to take care of others or striving to meet someone else’s goals. We tend to forget to ask ourselves ‘what do I need right now?’. Yet...