MASSACHUSETTS, USA: More than words…

In America, we have the expression “sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.”  The  definition of the idiom is that people cannot be hurt by unpleasant things that are said to them.  Is that true?  A physical attack may injure a person but a verbal attack cannot?  I don’t believe that at all.

Language skills are an important part of your child’s development. As babies, they listen to the way we speak and the tones of our voices.  Our children’s language exploration grows at a rapid pace.  They are not only learning words and sentence structure, they are learning the power of language on those around them. (more…)

Courtney Cappallo (USA)

Courtney Cappallo is a mom of two girls, ages 7 and 4-years-old. She is living her dream life by residing on Cape Cod and being able to stay at home with her two little beauties. Courtney is currently homeschooling both of her daughters for 2nd grade and preschool, respectively.

Courtney uses a mix of Classical Education and Montessori. She is a strong believer in teaching to the five senses. Courtney’s homeschooling efforts are unique, as she uses the latest technology of the Smartboard. She is also taking on the task of learning Spanish as a second language, as well as, teaching her two children and husband Spanish.

Prior to becoming a homeschooling teacher, Courtney was the Director of Marketing for Simon Property Group, which is the largest U.S. real estate company. Courtney was Simon’s Director of Marketing for the Burlington Mall, Arsenal Mall and Cape Cod Mall. Courtney is a graduate of Villanova University and is proud of her small town roots from growing up in Oxford, Pennsylvania, which only has two traffic lights! She can be found making homeschooling lessons and more at Table of Four !

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