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  • 10 things parents of bilingual children do differently
  • 10 things parents of bilingual children do differently
  • As parents we want to do what’s best for our children – this affects how we behave in our everyday lives when it comes to choice of anything from food and clothing to school and the place we live in. In addition, parents of bilingual children have one more aspect to take into consideration: the [...]
  • 15 books for parents and educators of bilingual children
  • 15 books for parents and educators of bilingual children
  • Holidays are a great time for catching up on reading books! You probably have a long list that you would like to enjoy, but in case you are looking for something on bilingual children, I have prepared a list of books from my own library, which I can all warmly recommend. If you can’t find [...]
  • Bilingual children - how to boost language skills during holidays
  • Bilingual children: how to boost language skills during holidays
  • This is the time of the year when our social media feeds get filled with pictures of families holidaying – either on a relaxing staycation in their own home or out and about in the country or abroad. Whatever way you decide to spend your family holidays, it is always a great opportunity for bilingual [...]
  • Multilingual families – a force for good in a world less united
  • Multilingual families – a force for good in a world less united
  • We live in a world where those who try to create divisions between people of different countries, creeds and cultures are getting more and more vocal and who try to disrupt the stability in way that leads to discrimination, abuse, displacement of families, fear and even to devastating loss of lives. As a parent and [...]
  • From the diary of a bilingual mother, part 18
  • From the diary of a bilingual mother, part 18
  • Another week and another challenge in the lives of our fictional bilingual, pregnant mother, her hubby, 6-year-old son S and 3-year-old daughter D. Monday Finally we have summer and we can spend more time outside! S is off school and D is now home with me full time. Today we went to the playground in [...]


  • 12 things parents of bilingual children need to know
  • 12 things parents raising bilingual children need to know
  • This post is also available in the following languages (click on the picture to read the post). More translations to follow: 1 – It doesn’t happen by magic Children do not become bilingual “by magic”. There is a persistent myth claiming that “children are like sponges when it comes to language” and that they will [...]

  • Multilingual Family with English, Spanish and French in Spain
  • Multilingual Family with English, Spanish (and French) in Spain
  • Today I can present to you another delightful multilingual family: Lisa, Ed, Joshua and Francesca who speak English as a family and live in Spain. You may already know Lisa as the driving force behind the site Cooking With Languages and the children’s activity cookbook with the same name. Family languages: English, Spanish (and Spanglish)  [...]

  • How to plan ahead for raising a baby to be trilingual?
  • Q&A: How to plan ahead for raising a baby to be trilingual?
  • Question Hello! My name is Fatima and I live in the USA. I’m originally from Russia, and my husband is from Jordan. My baby is only 4 months old, I know it’s too early to think about languages now but I don’t want to be late! So I read a lot about multilingual parenting, I’m [...]


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