It’s hard to speak Spanish here. I’ll be honest—you don’t need it.
What happens when a toddler starts experimenting with telling stories about her past or her future? You get phrases like "yesterday I'm gonna go to my cousin's house!"
I try to fill her ears with Spanish in every moment that I can. Car rides are the perfect time...
She has learned to tell people both how old she is and what month her birthday is in, and she's very patient about telling in either language.
With all the documenting I do of Bilingual Baby's progress in Spanish, a person might think she doesn't do anything interesting in English—not true. She's just as quick-witted, experimental, and hilarious as ever in English. I just can't keep up a blog on both languages! Still, her evolution towards the word "yes" is worth noting. … Continue reading “Sure”
“Crap!” I said. “Crap!” echoed Josephine, who was in my arms. Lyon and I exchanged looks and tried not to laugh too much.
Lyon and I haven't had many arguments about raising a bilingual child. But it was bound to happen.