Getting your bilingual kids to speak!

We all start out on this language journey with the best intentions. For some families, things start to feel less than ideal at some point along the way. You may be working hard at raising your bilingual kids but start realizing that more and more, they are becoming passive bilinguals instead of active bilinguals.  In other words, they may understand …

5 Easy ways to celebrate your bilingual journey

October is here! Did you know that October is the month of the Bilingual Child? It’s easy to focus on the challenges of raising a bilingual child but are you taking the time to celebrate the journey?  Are your talking to your kids about the power of what it means to be bilingual? Make sure you set the time aside …

Survey & 10 must-listen episodes!

This week’s episode is a short request for a favor and an index guide to some must-listen episodes. If you have just five minutes, consider  filling out the Bilingual Avenue Survey. Simply click here and help to make Bilingual Avenue better! You will also have a chance to be entered for  a 20 minute one-on-one consultation. If you are still …

Five easy strategies to teach preschoolers Spanish

I have been wanting to write a post on how to teach preschoolers Spanish for a long time now. This is one of my favorite age groups because they are so eager to learn! They are much more aware of their language abilities and they are thirsty for more.  I am excited to share with you some of my favorite …

How to teach your toddler Spanish in a fun way including my favorite toys

So you want to teach your toddler Spanish? Well you are in luck! The toddlers years are a great and exciting time in a child’s life for so many reasons. It is particularly fun because during this period a language explosion happens for most kids.  This is exciting for bilingual parents because we are so deeply aware of our children’s …

Music for Little Language Learners

I had a chance to sit down and chat with Andrés and Cristina  about their music for bilingual learners. Check out the interview below! Andrés Salguero, better known as 123 Andrés, has been  called “A rockstar for little language learners” according to Billboard Magazine and I couldn’t agree  more. He bringing audiences joyful sounds, a passion for bilingualism and an …