Category Archive: Bilingualism

eBookPlaza A Great Education Tool For Bilingual Children

This is part of a sponsored collaboration ̊with the PreK12 Plaza. However, all opinions expressed are my own. #eBookPlaza #PlazaBilingue For our family maintaining the Spanish language alive has always been very important but as the kids grow older there is less and less time left for focusing on Spanish. As we rush from homework …

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Tips For Raising Latino Leaders

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of 4-H. The opinions and text are all mine. As the parent of Latino children it’s important for me to work at raising leaders and teaching my children the skills they need to succeed as adults. Fortunately, there are a lot of leaders in the …

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The Most Valuable Treasure: A Bilingual Book That Helps Kids Embrace Their Latino Heritage

Growing Up Bilingual was created to share our journey as we looked for ways to help our children stay connected to their roots and keep our home language alive.  4 years have passed and as my children grow we have encountered new challenges. They often come home from school asking: “why don’t other kids speak Spanish?” or …

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Guest Post: Growing Up Bilingual by F. Isabel Campoy

F. Isabel Campoy

There are words that will always have a special joy, importance, or sentimental value in the language in which you first learned them. Amic, jocs, ávia and pa hold a special place in my heart because I shared them with friends, in the streets where I grew up, in the market where my mother went …

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Latino Americans Series: Highlighting Latinos’ Important Role in US History

This is part of a compensated campaign with Latina Mom Bloggers and Ford. However, all opinions expressed are my own. On October 1st the third part of the LATINO AMERICANS six-hour series will air on PBS.  Documenting the history and experiences of Latinos, who have helped to shape North America over the last 500 years, …

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PBS Series Latino Americans: Celebrating the Latinos Who Have Helped Shape America

This is part of a compensated campaign with Latina Mom Bloggers and Ford.  However, all opinions expressed are my own.   I am very excited about the new LATINO AMERICANS series airing in PBS and I encourage everyone to watch this eye opening documentary that tells the story of Latinos in America for the last …

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The Bilingual Businessman: The Future Of Business

With the recent research regarding bilingualism all being favorable, I can only imagine that bilingualism will become more of the norm going forward. Countries such as England are already rolling out legislation to encourage foreign language learning. With England jumping in head first for 2014, I believe other English-speaking countries will follow suit. Certain states …

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#DiscoveryFamilia Back-to-School Prep Twitter Party

discovery familia matemostruos

Join Us for the #DiscoveryFamilia Twitter Party   It’s hard to believe that summer is almost over and back-to-school time is upon us! Most parents of young kids worry about preparing their children for coloring and fun, but more than ever it’s time to help kids start creating a love for the STEM skills- science, …

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What Does It Mean To Speak More Than One Language?

speaking languages multilingual versus monolingual

I’ve actually been getting asked lately what it means to speak more than one language. Questions like “Do you think I’m bilingual?” and “When did you consider yourself bilingual?” Due to this peer-pressure, I went ahead and took a stab at answering this question. The results were fairly surprising… As I mentioned, I threw up …

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Language Learning and the Internet: What to Look For

Many times my husband and I talk about what we did without technology when we were kids. My answer is always the same: we played with our siblings; we had fights over whose turn it was to ride the bike or play ball (today the fight is about whose turn it is to play a …

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