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Why I’m a Dinosaur (And How My Work Will Now Evolve)

My lizard and I have a lot more in common than you might think. Yogi is a reddish bearded dragon who looks a lot like a baby dinosaur. And I’m becoming a lot like a dinosaur, too, both in my advancing age and in the fact that I began the Bilingual Monkeys blog over 10 years ago. Compared to the reign of the real dinosaurs, 10 years isn’t so long. But a lot has changed in our world over the past 10 years and my work online hasn’t changed enough with it

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My Next Big Idea to Help You Maximize Your Child’s Bilingual Ability (GIVEAWAY WINNER!)

I have a new idea. Well, actually it isn’t a new idea. It’s been in the back of my mind for several years, but that’s where it might have remained…if I hadn’t recently decided to stop thinking about it and start taking some action. So it may not be new, but it’s now my next idea and I’m happy to say that I’ve just completed the first, big step toward its realization. This post will share the idea, and that first step, while adding a giveaway

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Maintain This Key Mindset for Bilingual Success (And That Wasn’t Me Asking My Daughter for Cigarettes)

Last month my daughter was 6. Next month she’ll be 19. Now, factually, I know this isn’t true, but it certainly feels that way. As mindful as I tried to be when it came to the passing of time, day by day, in the end my kids have still grown into young adults much faster than I ever imagined. Today let me emphasize this key idea by sharing a few journal entries from a little 6-year-old girl

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