New Year’s resolutions and the bilingual children

2013 marks the start of a new era, not only for the whole world if we believe the Mayan prophecies, but also for my little family and many more around the world. As many of you know if you have been following this blog, we started off planning for our bilingual children as soon as we knew they were coming. I always loved languages and had to learn them the hard way, namely, sitting, translating and studying grammar, so nobody can be surprised if I wanted my children to know languages without the hardship. So, since birth, our two daughters have been spoken to in three languages, Spanish my native language, English Dad’s native language and the local language and French, which I speak fluently but it’s not our native language. [Read more...]