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Piffies on Rock Buns: Multilingual Parenting with a Yorkshire Twist

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By Suze Nowak Photo credit: jaaron “Come on Finje, get a twitch on. We have to leave now. I’m sitting here like Piffy on a rock bun!” Finje’s expression, when she eventually appeared at the top of the stairs, was questioning. I, no doubt due to a combination of advancing old age and last minute […]

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The ABCs of Multilingual Parenting: The Letter T

by Corey

T is for… Time! When it comes to raising children multilingually, there are actually very few absolute rules for how to go about it. However, there is one element that is key: time! Unless your children are exposed to the language(s) a lot, they are not going to have a chance to become multilingual. Time […]

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QUIZ: What Type of Multilingual Parent Are You?

by Corey

By Alice Lapuerta Originally published in Multilingual Living Magazine What type of multilingual parent do you think you are? Take our quiz and find out. Make sure to answer honestly! You might be surprised at the results. Not happy with the results? Don’t take them too seriously! This quiz is just for fun. However, it […]

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The Joy of Swearing in a Non-Native Language

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By Corey Heller Photo Credit: Ben and Kaz Askins Today was not a day that I am proud of.  I yelled at my German husband in front of my multilingual kids.  And, as always, I regretted it later. My patient husband kept calm – which made me even more annoyed. Is that a German trait, […]

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