SPANGLISH LIVING POSTS
Inside: Advice and tips for parents asking "What if my child doesn't want to speak Spanish?" Before actually having children, it was easy to imagine how they would turn out. We, the parents, would do a, b, c, and our children would beautifully result in x, y, z....read more
Inside: I'm welcoming Johana from Mama Tortuga! She is a lover of nature, culture, and languages, backyard gardener, raising multicultural and multilingual children. Supporting families in South Florida to have families that are conscious, multicultural and green. She...read more
Inside: The benefits of multilingualism, from Aditi Wardhan Singh When I was a child, I struggled with languages. Instead of learning, I mashed them all up into one garble. My mom, exasperated, gave up-- figuring since my dad was Hindi-speaking, I didn't really need...read more
Inside: FAQ on bilingual language development, on what's normal and when to seek help from a speech pathologist. For today's post, I'm welcoming Julie Perron from Speech Pathology Master's Programs. Parents raising bilingual kids often have questions about what's...read more
Inside: Insights from multilingual families in raising bilingual kids. Parents face hundreds of decisions as they raise their kids, along the way. Multilingual families face even more options: One parent, one language? Minority language at home? Only ever answer the...read more
Inside: Resources for monolingual parents raising bilingual kids. Limited-time only: this post includes a giveaway you won't want to miss! Make sure to enter by midnight, September 28th to win some amazing Spanish resources from Linguacious! Raising multilingual...read more
Inside: German children's songs: some introductory German music on YouTube, for learners. Let's state the obvious: I don't speak German, or know much about it!. However, I am working on a world music collection for Multicultural Kid Blogs and got some suggestions...read more
Inside: A collection of French songs for kids on YouTube. As we raise our two bilingual kids, I've always planned to introduce a third or even fourth language. While this has always been the goal, I've been pretty spotty on following through. My son is super...read more
Inside: Thing bilingual moms do. Mothering is interesting. So full of sweet moments!.. and also full of moments in which we would clearly choose teleportation of the entire family as our superpower. Sometimes I think my kids save up those "special moments" for the...read more
Inside: Spanish bug books for kids. My kids are really into bugs. Sometimes I'll find them turning over rocks in the yard to see what treasures they'll find underneath. I've had to study up to learn a lot of the names myself! Today I've collected my favorite books...read more
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