Category Archive: Bilingualism

Spanish Book Review: Un Recorrido Por La Selva

I was provided with a copy of Un Recorrido por la Selva, a fun and colorful children’s book in Spanish, so that I could provide a review. However all opinions are my own. This post may contain affiliate links. Un Recorrido por la Selva by Barefoot Books is a fun and colorful book that shares the story …

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5 Ways To Keep Your Little Language Learners Motivated!

Motivation is very important in language learning whether it be an adult or a child. If a child doesn’t have any reason to learn their heritage or second language, they will generally resist and/or give up. Certain techniques are very helpful when trying to pass down a heritage language to a child. I will cover …

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Spanish Book Review: El Fandango de Lola

I was provided with a copy of El Fandango de Lola published by Barefoot Books, a fun and colorful children’s book in Spanish, so that I could provide a review. However all opinions are my own. This post may contain affiliate links. Lola feels overshadowed by her older sister Clementine who is taller than her, draws better …

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Interview With Annika Burgogne Author of “Be Bilingual: Practical Ideas for Multilingual Families”

Be Bilingual: Practical Ideas for Multilingual Families is a informational, easy to read book that combines fun ideas and tips for parents raising bilingual and multilingual children with evidence based research.  The author, Annika Burgogne, not only draws from her knowledge as a language teacher and from her experiences as a mom raising bilingual children …

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Benefits And Challenges in Second Language Acquisition: Part 2

Don’t miss Benefits And Challenges in Second Language Acquisition: Part 1. You can read it HERE.   “When there is a will there is a way”  this is my motto in everything I do.  I honestly had my deepest moment when my daughter was 5 years old, but my family in Spain asked me to …

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Barefoot World Atlas FREE: Celebrating The Very Best of The App Store

To celebrate the 5 year anniversary of the App Store, Apple is giving away just ten of the very best apps, including Barefoot World Atlas; an award-winning children’s atlas created in partnership by Touch Press and Barefoot Books. The Barefoot World Atlas app has received widespread praise since it launched in March 2012. Featured on …

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Raising Bilingual Children in a Non-Native Language Challenge #2

In our first installment of raising children in a non-native language, I talked about the vocabulary gap between non-natives and their newly-minted environment with their “plus one.” This if you didn’t get a chance to read that post go ahead and check it out. I’m fairly biased, considering I wrote it, but I think it’s …

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Bilingual Book Review: Pink Fire Trucks / Los Camiones de Bomberos de Color Rosado

I was provided with a copy of Pink Fire Trucks, a beautiful book about courage and gender equality, so that I could provide a review. However all opinions are my own. This post may contain affiliate links. Pink Fire Trucks is award-winning author Gladys Elizabeth Barbieri’s second book and in it Barbieri, who is the main …

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Benefits And Challenges in Second Language Acquisition: Part 1

I was interested in languages since early age. I remember vacationing with my parents along the Spanish coast of the Mediterranean Sea and tried to speak in every foreigner’s language.  By the time I was nineteen, I was living in London attending school. I was so eager to learn English, than in two months I …

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Small Changes That Really Make A Difference: Toyota Meals Per Hour Program #Sponsored

This is a sponsored post in partnership with Stiletto Media Blogger Network. However I believe that Toyota’s #MealsPerHour Program is a great initiative and I encourage you to support it and believe they it is a great example of how small changes can make a great positive impact. All opinions are my own.   Hurricane …

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