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How do people perceive proverbs today? Posted by on Sep 30, 2018

Proverbs are phrases that are commonly used and widely understood.  They can also be mantras that are passed down for generations. Proverbs and proverbial sayings, with their universal value and appeal, the truths they embody and the messages they carry, have for centuries been equally popular with all nations, despite their regional diversities and, clearly, for the impact…

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Math time in Polish! Posted by on Sep 26, 2018

Math is incredibly important in our lives and, without realizing it, we use mathematical concepts, as well as the skills we learn from doing math problems, every day. Learning math is good for your brain! Math makes you a better cook or baker, math helps you tell time and helps you with finances. Math helps us…

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Are teachers valued in Poland? Posted by on Sep 23, 2018

All over the world, proud parents drop their children at the gates of schools, dreaming about what they might accomplish. They entrust teachers with the duty of nurturing their development and opening their eyes to a wonderful world of possibilities. Of course it’s a huge responsibility. The question is: is that responsibility reflected in their…

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I love jewelry shopping in Poland and amber is my favorite! Posted by on Sep 20, 2018

When it comes to jewelry, all women love it! Some may not admit it, but I think that every woman loves jewelry. It could be very subtle and delicate, sparkly and big, chunky statement pieces! We are all different and we love different things. No matter what we choose, it’s always fun to shop for…

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Does this place really exist? Strange names of different places in Poland Posted by on Sep 11, 2018

Each country has strange/funny/unusual names of streets, cities, villages. Both in English-speaking countries and elsewhere you can find places that have names that sound weird to English speakers. And believe me, Poland is no different! There are few really funny/odd/crazy names that keep tourists entertained! So what to do when you visit a place with funny…

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What young Poles want to be when they grow up? Posted by on Sep 8, 2018

What was your childhood dream? A superhero? Princess? Doctor? Teacher? Baker? Astronaut? I wanted to be a painter, an artist…Not to be a famous one, but just to enjoy doing what I love. And it pretty much came true…it’s not my profession, but I enjoy painting, arts and crafts with my kids, designing spaces, needle…

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Common Polish names and their English equivalents Posted by on Sep 4, 2018

Choosing your child’s name is a big decision. After all, he/she’ll be walking around with it for the rest of their life. When deciding on a name, you want to see it from the child’s point of view and how she or he will have to live with it throughout their lives. There’s a lot of pressure…

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