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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

being non native speaker / Bilingualism / Blog / Family learning

Multilingualism and travel

I recently attended a conference on Bilingualism in London about the facts that even bilingual parents sometimes do not manage to raise bilingual children themselves. I was kind of quaking at the thought given that I was raised monolingual and thought yikes ‘what hope have I?’ but thankfully the expert gave us strategies and tips. … Continue reading