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Expert Advice

Does Bilingualism Make Us Better Parents?

by Corey
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It seems that when parents start families knowing that they will  be adding on the challenge of additional languages, they also start to pay more attention to other aspects of parenting. For example, when dad agrees to use his native language with his children, even though it’s different from the community language and the language […]

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Families

Bilingual Homeschooling: Teaching Children at Home (in More than One Language)

by Corey
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By Corey Heller “Last year when my son started school, things really started to change,” reported a woman in my seminar on Raising Bilingual Children. “I can’t get him to say one word in Chinese anymore.  He even said that he hates it when I speak Chinese with him!” Another woman piped in saying “Now […]

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Getting Started

How Multilingual Families Can Start a Language Playgroup!

by Corey
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Where are all those other families with kids who speak your language? Stop wondering and start a language playgroup! Help families like yours meet and get to know each other! By Corey Heller D o you assume that a language playgroup is just for the kids? Think again! Parents are finding that they are having […]

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Interviews

Growing Up Bilingual: Interview with Sami Grover

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Sami Grover, the son of the founders of Multilingual Matters, a publishing house dedicated to multilingualism, grew up bilingually in Finnish and English.  He used to be the editor of the well-known “Bilingual Family Newsletter” and currently lives in the United States with his wife and daughter. We hope you enjoy this exclusive interview he […]

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