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Q&A: “Am I a poor parent for not speaking the minority language with our child?”

Q&A: “Am I a poor parent for not speaking the minority language with our child?”

  Question Hello I have question and maybe this may seem silly, but do you think that the fact that parents who don’t teach or raise their kids as native bilinguals are “poor parents”? My son is 7. He speaks predominantly English at home but can communicate a little bit in Spanish with my parents. […]

Multilingual Family with Polish, English, Spanish and ASL in the USA

Multilingual Family with Polish, English, Spanish and ASL in the USA

Welcome the first part of an exciting new series ‘Multilingual Family’, where I interview families from different parts of the world. I have the pleasure to introduce you to the lovely family of Karolina, Oscar and their 2-year-old, gorgeous daughter Natalia. They live in the USA where Karolina and Oscar met after having moved from […]

Q&A: How can monolingual parents keep up with their bilingual children?

Q&A: How can monolingual parents keep up with their bilingual children?

Question Hello! My husband and I are both monolingual English speakers living in the southern United States. When our daughter was born, we fell in love with a Spanish-Immersion daycare in our area and our daughter has attended full-time since 14 months old (she is nearly 2 now). She is quickly outpacing our very limited […]