If you have more than one child and/or twins, you probably are concerned that you’re not giving them enough individual attention. When your children are attending school, going to after school activities etc., they barely have time for family activities and sometimes no one-on-one time to interact with […]
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Lately I wrote a post about indoor activities with children, and I think it’s useful to add some tips about how to reduce screen time for children. Usually, during holidays and the cold winter period, children get very tempted by TV, computer games etc. There are many ways […]
I recently got involved in discussions about different methods to learn a new language for adults. Most of my friends find that to learn a new language, you have to take language classes. But they often don’t really feel comfortable to talk the language in public. I’m a […]
Originally posted on on raising bilingual children:
These three phrases, and the knowledge that goes behind them, could be the most important tools parents have when advocating for their bilingual child: 1) “His/her language development is on-target for bilingual acquisition. Would you like me to give you some…
Now that the days are getting shorter in the northern hemisphere and the weather is less appealing for outdoor activities, it’s very tempting to give in to children’s TV or computer requests. I don’t want to make a statement about childhood and „screen time“ in this post, I […]
I just read Eowyn Crisfield’s post “The Importance of Monolingual Situations for Bilinguals“ about how to get children use the minority language. The most effective way is to build a social environment that shares the language(s). But this is not always possible. Maybe you’ll find families who share […]
A few days ago I published a post about „5 Things to say to a twin mum“ and was amazed on how many feedbacks I received. I would like to thank all those who took the time to read the post and to leave a reply. I also […]