Posts Tagged ‘bilingual’

5 Great Games for Bilingual Children

Today is International Mother Language Day, a worldwide observance held annually on 21st February to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. Having been brought up bilingually myself, and now raising my boys with two languages and two cultures, this day holds some significance for us and I like to use it as […] Read more…

Review: Lil’ollo Bilingual Flashcards [AD]

A little while ago, I introduced you to Lil’ollo and their beautiful world maps. Today, I wanted to tell you a little more about this small independent business, which also produces beautiful bilingual flash cards and games. Lil’ollo was founded by Alex, who lives in the UK with her Italian husband and two children, so is […] Read more…

5 Tips for Nurturing Language in Kids

Today is International Mother Language Day, a worldwide observance held annually on 21st February to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. It reminded me, that it’s been a while since I wrote about bilingual parenting. Although I grew up bilingual myself, and consider myself a native speaker of English, I was monolingual […] Read more…

Thoughts on…raising bilingual children

People are often confused by my German sounding surname and my native command of English. My equally native command of German, yet my frequent interjections of “in English we say…”. Truth is, I was born in Germany, to German parents, but moved to Scotland when I was 4.5 years old. It was the first of […] Read more…