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Bilingualism and Monolingualim (how a monolingual parent can bilingualise their child)

I love this topic, it is one that is very confusing for some and sometimes myself in fact. I have inserted a picture of my kids because though deep within I wanted my eldest to be bilingual I wasn’t confident to speak to him in Spanish though myself a non native Spanish speaker and didn’t … Continue reading

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What am I grateful for…(as a bilingual family?)

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and though we are not American, it is a great idea to delve into the spirit of gratitude and look back over our Bilingual journey. First of all, I must be thankful for a very patient monolingual husband and father who at times has no idea what I am telling the … Continue reading

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My family journey into Spanish so far..

As every parent knows we sometimes have the best of intentions but they are not always met with total enthusiasm. Wednesdays are spanish days in our house. I try to limit English and the kids go to various Spanish groups or have a tutor. This week I tried to get my eldest to attend a … Continue reading