Corey Heller

Families

Motherless in Seattle

by Corey
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Today I would like to honor my mother, Sharon Kathleen Spellman, with this post.  It is the two year anniversary of her passing after her long, painful struggle with breast cancer.  I love you, mom! This post goes out to all of our mothers, especially those living apart from us in other countries and continents […]

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Language Challenge 101

Language Challenge 101 – Final Week

by Corey
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¡Hola, amigos! Welcome to the final week of Multilingual Living’s Language Challenge 101 – we are a bilingual family who is learning a new language over the course of 101 days. If you missed our first few weeks, just click on the Language Challenge 101 button on the very left of this website page and […]

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Language Challenge 101

Language Challenge 101 – Week Nine

by Corey
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¡Hola, amigos! Welcome to week nine of Multilingual Living’s Language Challenge 101 – learning a language over the course of 101 days. If you missed our first few weeks, just click on the Language Challenge 101 button on the very left of this website page and you’ll find everything we have done so far.

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Language Challenge 101

Language Challenge 101 – Week Eight

by Corey
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¡Hola, amigos! Welcome to week eight of Multilingual Living’s Language Challenge 101 – learning a language over the course of 101 days. If you missed our first few weeks, just click on the Language Challenge 101 button on the very left of this website page and you’ll find everything we have done so far.

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Language Challenge 101 – Week Four

by Corey
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Welcome to week four of Multilingual Living’s Language Challenge 101 – learning a language over the course of 101 days. If you missed our first few weeks, just click on the Language Challenge 101 button on the very left of this website page and you’ll find everything we have done so far.

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Week in Review

Multilingual Living’s Week in Review – July 4

by Corey
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This is a review of the interesting articles, Twitters, Facebook posts and more which took place this week in and around our Multilingual Living universe. Thank you everyone for sharing your tips with me! Keep them coming!

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Bilingual Families in the Media

by Corey
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Yesterday I was delighted to find out that a Seattle-based television production company, the Parent Television Network, has uploaded some of its programs online for public viewing. One of their television programs, titled Bilingual Families, was filmed a few years ago and includes me, my husband, my children and members of my previous organization, the […]

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Week in Review

Multilingual Living’s Week in Review -June 27

by Corey
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This is a review of the interesting articles, Twitters, Facebook posts and more which took place this week in and around our Multilingual Living universe. Thank you everyone for sharing your tips with me! Keep them coming!

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I Know Why You Are Really Raising Your Children Multilingually

by Corey
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I know why you are raising your children multilingually. Really, I do! It’s actually fairly simple.  Yet, we like to fancy it up with statements like: “I am raising my children in more than one language because it is good for their brains.” Which is true. Or… “Multilingualism has so many benefits, I can’t even […]

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Expert Advice

Should You Correct Your Bilingual Child’s Language Mistakes?

by Corey
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By Corey Heller It’s late, I’m tired and I just want my little bilingual buggers to put on their PJ’s, brush their little teeth and get some Z’s.  I don’t want to mess around with begging and pleading and explaining why 10:00 is so very much later than 9:00 and that just because they don’t […]

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Expert Advice

Who Says You Can’t Raise Your Children Bilingually?

by Corey
Multilingual Children You Can Do It!

By Corey Heller You can raise your children bilingually. Let me repeat… You can raise your children bilingually. I know this comes as a surprise to many people, especially those who feel they couldn’t master another language if their life depended upon it, let alone share the language with their children.  But not only can […]

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Language Switching with Your Bilingual Child When It Counts

by Corey
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By Corey Heller My middle son had a birthday party today and as usual we invited our varied mix of friends: German-speakers, Spanish-speakers, English-speakers, homeschoolers, traditionally-schooled, young, old, babies, dads, moms, sisters and brothers.  I was so very impressed with how well a group of people can come together and find common ground for conversation […]

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