Monthly Archives: May 2010

Residency

Let me write down just the punchline of our saga to get G into asilo nido, and since I tell stories more and more like my mother, this will probably take several hundred words, so less punchline-y and more, well, … Continue reading

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Toilet Training

Our plumbing is on the fritz and the landlord blames us. He brought over a roll of paper towels as a prop to explain “don’t use this kind of paper in the toilet.” Well, I may be new to Italy, … Continue reading

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The Road to Asilo Nido

A.k.a. nursery school or Italian daycare, asilo nido is available to infants aged 3 months to 3 years, at which point Italian children attend scuola materna until age 6. Scuola materna is often translated as Kindergarten, but it’s more like … Continue reading

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