Warning to New Parents Who Dream of Raising a Bilingual Child
Raising a bilingual child demands a lot more time, energy, and expense than many new parents originally imagine.
Recommended Resources: “Be Bilingual” by Annika Bourgogne
“Be Bilingual: Practical Ideas for Multilingual Families” is an excellent book of research-based advice and practical, real-world ideas.
Secrets of a Successful Homework Routine
To nurture literacy in the minority language, a regular homework routine is vital. In this post I share the details of our own homework routine.
POW! How Super Heroes Strengthened My Son’s Bilingual Ability
Expand the boundaries of a child’s bilingual ability by making a conscious, strategic effort to encourage and engage with their natural passions.
“Daddy Is Dangerous”: A Fun, Effective Word Game for Bilingual Kids
A fun, effective word game designed to increase a bilingual child’s exposure to the minority language and promote literacy.
“I Want to Be Bilingual”: Letter from a Newborn Baby
Here I am! Your new baby! I’m pretty darn cute, right? I know you’re surprised to see this letter. You didn’t expect me to arrive with a special delivery, did you?
Interview with Eowyn Crisfield of “On Raising Bilingual Children”
Eowyn Crisfield, an expert on raising bilingual children, shares her professional and personal insights.