And that is why I love my job:
* Maggie would visit The Loras English Academy. Every day. How happy she was at “Mama’s school”, as she called it.
* And it belonged to her family. Her mom was working there. So were her aunts. Her grandparents brought her there every afternoon.
* The best part was that I also felt happy working in an environment that my child could visit and remained until I would leave. In the evening.
* We were not just together at the same place and at the same time, but I had arranged for Maggie to have short and fun English and Greek lessons there regularly while I was working. Just next door. Perfect. (Many global companies today, have childcare facilities within the companies themselves. The advantages are invaluable for everyone involved.)
* We had even created a playroom for our very young students when we renovated. Thanks to Maggie, many children and there parents became keen on learning English. They wanted to speak and understand English just like Maggie. Our daughter had accidentally become our walking and talking advertisement for these English Playgroups. As we had adopted the One person, One Language method concerning Maggie’s bilingualism, we had managed to draw attention by being among the minority of daily English-speakers in our former city, Ioannina.
* At the end of the day, we were both very tired but we always left the school happy and proud.
Too bad Nicholas missed out on all those incredible experiences. …Or did he?
Have no fear, The Loras English Network is here!