Tag: Parenting

Twin Cities Spanish Immersion Summer Camps
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Twin Cities Spanish Immersion Summer Camps

Language camps near St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota Looking to enroll your child in a Spanish language immersion camp this summer?  If you live in the Twin Cities, I’ve got you covered!  Take a look to find a variety of language learning options for your child – from summer child care to fun and educational […]

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Language Learning with Kids in the Kitchen
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Language Learning with Kids in the Kitchen

Today I’m sharing interactive ideas for incorporating language learning around the theme of food and cooking with kids. Whether you’re teaching your child a second language, learning a new language together at home, or want to foster your child’s first language development, there’s so much vocabulary and language learning that can be done through the […]

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Food, Cooking, & Culture: English Children’s Books
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Food, Cooking, & Culture: English Children’s Books

My three kids love helping in the kitchen! And it means so much to me to make memories cooking together – especially when we can use that special time to learn about people from cultures around the world. In our home, we make favorite recipes that have been passed down for generations in our families […]

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Food, Cooking, & Culture: Spanish Children’s Books
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Food, Cooking, & Culture: Spanish Children’s Books

Do your kids love helping in the kitchen?  Explore the world with your little ones through delicious food books!  These 20+ favorite Spanish children’s books will introduce your kids or students to food and cooking themes from many cultures. Reading books is an excellent way to learn about other cultures.  And if your kids are […]

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The Essential Gift Guide for Bilingual Kids
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The Essential Gift Guide for Bilingual Kids

The holiday season has arrived!  Have you been searching for a fun and educational gift for your bilingual or multilingual child?  I have some wonderful ideas for you that will get your child building, exploring, and imagining – in any language. In our home, we try to keep things simple with a four gift rule […]

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Creating a Family Language Plan: Find Your Balance Find the best bilingual balance for you and your kids.
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Creating a Family Language Plan: Find Your Balance

Do you ever feel like parenting is a juggling act? Schedules.  Activities.  Responsibilities.  Caring for ourselves.  Connecting with each child.  Using our minority language.  Raising kind humans. If you’ve ever struggled trying to juggle the many pieces of everyday life, you’re not alone.  I’ve found that parenting, like many things in life, is about finding […]

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Top 5 Bilingual Parenting Books
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Top 5 Bilingual Parenting Books

My top five book recommendations for parents If you’re looking for an excellent book to learn more about raising bilingual kids, start with one of these!  Full of research-based advice, inspiration, and practical ideas, these books will get you off to a strong start in your parenting journey.  What’s more, they’ll give you the tools […]

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Why Should I Choose Bilingual Education?
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Why Should I Choose Bilingual Education?

5 compelling benefits to consider PLUS helpful websites parents should know about Choosing a school program is an important decision parents make for their children.  In many communities, parents have options about which school their child attends.  So why would parents choose bilingual education? Bilingual education has so many powerful benefits for children as they […]

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Encouraging Your Child to Stick with Second Language Learning
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Encouraging Your Child to Stick with Second Language Learning

8 valuable ideas for parents Learning another language takes time and dedication.  There will be ups and downs along your child’s language learning journey.  Times when you or your child want to give up.  Especially during this challenging time with COVID-19, your family may have lost sight of why bilingualism is important to you. So […]

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