Bilingual Baby finds it HILARIOUS when you pretend you're saying a word correctly, but really you're saying it wrong. This game can go on forever, and may cause next-day stomach cramps from too much laughing. Listen in to this session where she's trying to get me to say Flor and I think I'm doing just fine … Continue reading Playing with Words: Oh the Hilarity
There will likely come a time when your child no longer wants to speak your target language with you. It doesn't mean you did anything wrong. It just happens when you're speaking anything but the majority language. I have been heading it off with Bilingual Baby for a while now, and some days I feel … Continue reading Speaking Spanish at Home: 5 Tricks That Work
I guess "Amigo" has been around a little more than a year now. It started one day as a game when I drew some eyes and a mouth on my hand and gave the little guy a name and a voice. At first, Bilingual Baby spoke English to him, and Amigo turned to look at … Continue reading Introducing Amigo
Learn this rhyme about a frog and its tail and how if you don't get better today, you'll get better tomorrow. Use it next time your kiddo skins a knee.
This city has been a joy to ride. It is flat as a pancake and has a network of protected bicycle paths.
Over the weekend, Andrea and I traded more words and phrases in English and Spanish than we normally would trade in months.
I finally meet a friend I've never met. "We locked eyes from a block away and started running toward each other."