Joanna Boxall was born and raised in Grand Cayman. Her parents moved to Cayman from England in the 1960s. She went to the local Catholic school, St. Ignatius until nine years of age and then went to boarding school in England. She then went on to university in London where she gained her BSc (Hons) in Environmental Science at King’s College, London University. The tremendous growth in Cayman through the 1980’s and 90’s encouraged her to found New Resident in 2003. Her first magazine was the Cayman Islands Menu Guide which was reinvented into Good Taste after hurricane Ivan. She has two rambunctious children who are 12 and 8.
Rainy Day Activities for KidsBy Joanna Boxall
When the rain dampens your plans, there are plenty of fun indoor activities in the Cayman Islands.
The Logistics of Hiring a Helper or NannyBy Joanna Boxall
Find out more about the legal considerations surrounding hiring a nanny or domestic helper in the Cayman Islands.
Schooling in CaymanBy Joanna Boxall
Get the lowdown on the educational system in the Cayman Islands.
Tutoring in CaymanBy Joanna Boxall
We take a look at when a tutor could be beneficial for your child and give advice on how to select a tutor for your child in the Cayman Islands.
Homeschooling in CaymanBy Joanna Boxall
Find out more about the rules and regulations around homeschooling in the Cayman Islands.
Private Schooling in CaymanBy Joanna Boxall
Learn about the private school education on offer in the Cayman Islands.
Government Schooling in CaymanBy Joanna Boxall
Find out more about Government schools in the Cayman Islands.
How to Choose a Preschool in CaymanBy Joanna Boxall
Advice on what to consider when choosing a preschool in the Cayman Islands.
How to Encourage a Love of ReadingBy Joanna Boxall
Ten ways to help your child develop a love for reading.
The ABCs of Active ReadingBy Joanna Boxall
Tips and advice on reading to your child with purpose in order to help increase their comprehension, vocabulary and analytic thinking.
Trade & Vocational Training CoursesBy Joanna Boxall
Learn about the vocational courses offered in Cayman. They cover a spectrum of industries and focus on providing real-world and practical skills for work.
Local Colleges & Universities in the Cayman IslandsBy Joanna Boxall
Learn more about the colleges and universities located in the Cayman Islands and the courses they offer.
The Menopause: DemystifiedBy Joanna Boxall
A helpful guide to the menopause with information on symptoms, treatments, lifestyle changes and recommendations for Women’s Health Clinics in Cayman.
Identifying Learning, Behavioural or Cognitive IssuesBy Joanna Boxall
A guide to what to do if you suspect your child has a developmental delay, including information on different diagnoses and where to seek help in Cayman.
After School Classes & ActivitiesBy Joanna Boxall
Find out more about after school activities and clubs for kids and teens in the Cayman Islands.