Raising multilingual children? About to embark on your journey? Have young children but you would like to review your situation? Here are my best tips for raising multilingual children: from my former-lingusitics-resarcher self and my current-mother-of-two-children-exposed-to-4-languages self. There is something for everyone.
I am a great believer in taking my children almost anywhere. We took a 15-month-old camping. We took a 2-year-old to tour Brazil. We take our children to restaurants.
And we have just taken 3 children (aged 2 to 8) to The Louvre in Paris.
The mighty River Tagus is the river that flows into Lisbon, the longest on the Iberian Peninsula and a very important cultural aspect of the Portuguese capital. So, reading about it in a children's book is perfect for my half-Portuguese children.
Despite the recent political turmoil and health issues Brazil has had to deal with, the Olympics are going ahead and about to start in Rio. Worldwide sporting events are always a great opportunity for children to learn about the world from the comfort of their home.
Here is my selection of talks that are actually worth watching if like me, you are raising little world citizens and are not sure where you come from any more.
This past year, LJ, 6, and I have been trying to spend to do a few activities focusing on learning about world geography. I say trying, because we a 2-year-old in tow, it is sometimes a challenge.
Parents get asked all the time about their best tips for this and that. This week bloggers around the world were set the challenge to share their best tip to motivate a child to speak the minority language.