Storytelling and dreaming big

In a few days, I will find myself in a completely new environment full of storytelling and magic!  But first let me tell you how I even got here. I come from a long line of Disney lovers. My parents chose Walt Disney World as the destination for their honeymoon. They have the fondest memory from their time at the …

Music for your bilingual kids and how to find it

Music is one my favorite tools to integrate into the language learning process for little kids.  Songs provide a simple, fun and interactive way for children to interact with language and with culture. Benefits of Music & Language Learning There are also many benefits to incorporating music into your language journey. Read through this list and see if you can …

Get the most out of the reading routine with your bilingual kids

A reading routine is essential in any home and arguably even more so in a bilingual household! Reading aloud to your kids is the most effective and perhaps simplest technique you can use to support your children’s language and literacy skills. Research has found that the number of words that a child knows by the time they enter Kindergarten is …

Multilingual Living: A Cultural Valentine’s Dinner

Multilingual living in something that we strive to do as a family.  Sometimes we can be fancy and travel to another country to embody that multilingual living style.  But on most days, we try to do so with the little things around us.  We look to create situations that are exposing our kids to other cultures and languages. Yet, we …

Valentine’s Day Activities for Bilingual Kids

I love Valentine’s Day! This is not a holiday I grew up with in Venezuela.  It took only one round of this special date to come around for me to fall in love with it.  I became to appreciate it as a day to celebrate friendships, love and special relationships! For our little ones, it can be difficult at times to …