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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 … Read more

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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 … Read more

Guest Post: Growing Up Bilingual by 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 … Read more

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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 … Read more

#DiscoveryFamilia Back-to-School Prep Twitter Party

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, … Read more

What Does It Mean To Speak More Than One Language?

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 … Read more