The Truth About Speech Delays in Bilingual Children

Bilingual parents are often concerned that their kids will have a speech delay. This is not true. Bilingualism does not cause a speech delay in kids. Bilingual children know the same amount of words only divided into two languages. What can I do to help my bilingual child develop his or her vocabuary in both languages.

The Great Book Debate –  E-book or “Real Book” for Kids?

Why are Real Books better for Children? Reading is reading no matter what, right? Physical books, audiobooks, digital books on tablets, or e-readers? The most important thing is that kids read as often as possible, no matter how right?    Yes and no.    I’d say that, yes, any reading is better than no reading […]

Are Bilingual Kids Actually Smarter?

Does being bilingual make you smarter? Boy, that’s a loaded question! Conventional wisdom and popular belief have gone back and forth on this through the years, and even science offers us a less-than-direct answer at times. Let’s take a look at some of the facts as we know them. 1. Bilingualism gives the brain a […]