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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
Guest Post: Our Language is Everything!
X’unei Lance Twitchell, professor of Alaska Native Languages and language revitalization advocate, once said, “Our language is everything. It’s the air we breathe. It’s the blood that flows through our veins” (as cited in Ohle & Bartels, 2016, p. 2). I did not come to understand the depth and beauty of these words until the end of my parents’ lives
What NOT to Do When You’re Struggling to Raise a Bilingual Child
Over the many years I’ve been working with bilingual and multilingual families, I’ve sought to support parents with ideas and encouragement for maintaining momentum and overcoming difficulties. Through a range of ways—through this blog, through my forum, through my books, through email and social media, through workshops and consulting sessions, and now through my new private coaching program
The Bad News About My Bilingual Teens…And the Good News, Too
I know I haven’t posted anything at this blog in a while, but there are two very good reasons for this
VIDEO: What Was My Biggest Worry in My Own Experience Raising Bilingual Kids?
I was recently interviewed by Julia Grey of The Bilingual Kids YouTube channel and had a chance to respond to a wide range of interesting questions about my personal and professional experience involving bilingual and multilingual children. Here are just some of the questions we touched on in our lively hour-long conversation
A Game Changer for Our Bilingual Journey
What sort of powerful impact could Bilingual SuperKids have on *your* bilingual journey?