Find reliable experts and supportive families and ask as many questions as you can.
You need to be as prepared as possible so get into the habit of asking other bilingual and multilingual families what is and is not working for them.
Remember that you don’t have to follow the same path that they are following! Asking questions is about learning as much as we can about different options, approaches and perspectives so that our decisions can be as informed as possible.
Plus, who knows, you might end up with a fantastic support group simply by being open to learning about other families’ approaches!
We are going through the alphabet one letter at a time, multilingual-style! Join in the fun and add your own ideas, suggestions and tips in the comments below that begin with today’s letter! Check out the ABC’s of Multilingual Parenting posts so far!