How to raise a truly bilingual child

Maybe we should start by asking what is a “truly bilingual” child? Is it a native accent?  Is it perfect grammar?  Is it expansive vocabulary? Is understanding and using sarcasm and double meanings?  Or is it all of these combined and more? Truth is there is no one-size-fits-all measurement for the universal understanding of what […]

Free book readings in many languages, perfect for bilingual kids

It is amazing how all around the world many authors, celebrities, moms and dads have come together trying to help kids staying at home by reading aloud cool books in all imaginable languages. We have put together some of our favourites, but would love to hear which ones you are following or even better which […]

Bilingual Kids – How to keep your child’s language skills flowing during quarantine

Remember to use the child’s not so strong language throughout the day Use your target language in your daily activities – cooking, helping around the house (laundry, making the bed, DIY project).   New Vocabulary in the target language Think about the vocabulary you would like your child to learn, try to use new words […]

6 Activities to make Easter at home more memorable for bilingual kids (for all kids, really)

Easter is around the corner, most schools will take a break from online schooling, but kids still need to stay home due to Covid-19, so it is time to plan ahead and organize some home, bilingual activities we can all enjoy together.  This is the best time to focus on the minority language en familia. […]

How to Keep our Bilingual Kids Happy and Learning during Coronavirus – The Easy Way

As many of us are dealing with new routines, new realities, and changing circumstances, I’d like to share some easy ways to engage in activities with your kids at home – with a bilingual twist, of course!    In this time of uncertainty, many parents are feeling a bit lost about how to homeschool their […]

A Bilingual Advent Calendar…Counting down the days ‘til Christmas in more than one language

The tradition of an advent calendar started in Germany in the late 19th century. Most likely by parents who were fed up with their kids asking again and again how many days until Christmas…Can any parents out there relate?? I know I can! An advent calendar shows the 24 days in December until Christmas Eve. […]