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
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
We have arrived. If I let her, she would only speak to me in English. It would be so easy right now for us to slide into a pattern where I speak to her in Spanish and she speaks to me in English. That would be a move toward passive bilingualism, where she understands the … Continue reading Dímelo en Español. No Seriously, en Español
Even paradise has problems, and earthquakes. Taking off my rose-colored glasses for this post.
This post is dedicated to my mom, lover of birds.
It’s hard to speak Spanish here. I’ll be honest—you don’t need it.
Audio snippets from 15 months and 20 months.