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Recommended Resources: “The Toolbox for Multilingual Families” Offers 123 Practical and Productive Ideas for Fostering Your Child’s Minority Language

Another book that I highly recommend for parents is The Toolbox for Multilingual Families, by Ute Limacher-Riebold and Ana Elisa Miranda, which provides a wide range of practical and productive activities that can help nurture a child’s development in any target language. The book covers both communicative ability and literacy skills and

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Memories of Fatherhood on this Father’s Day 2021

Happy Father’s Day! It’s hard to believe I’ve marked so many of them! My kids are now 17 and 14 and today I looked through old photos, taken a dozen or so years ago, and I’ve chosen a few to share. To be honest, I’m feeling wistful for that bygone time. It’s been over for a while now and I’ll never experience it again. Looking back

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My Kids and I Made an Online Store! Please Check It Out!

Over the years I’ve advocated the idea of regularly pursuing creative projects with your kids in the minority language. Such short-term activities not only can add to the amount of language exposure and engagement your children already receive through daily habits and routines, they can be very productive fun. In fact, projects like this can potentially foster glowing memories and impact people far beyond

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Guest Post: What Does It Take to Raise a Multi-literate Child?

“AAAAAH ha ha ha ha!!” I was woken up by my sons laughing while reading Super Chien (the French version of Dog Man by Dav Pilkey). Most nights, I’m the one reading a bedtime story to my sons…and I also tend to fall asleep while doing so! But now, my eldest reads French (our minority language, along with Korean) quite fluently

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