All About Your Bilingual Child’s Pronunciation

All About Your Bilingual Child’s Pronunciation

All About Your Bilingual Child’s Pronunciation In this week’s vlog, we’re talking all about your child’s pronunciation. How much do we expect to understand of your child’s speech (i.e. pronunciation) and how is speech sound development different in bilingual...
All About Accents

All About Accents

ALL ABOUT ACCENTS I created this Vlog in response to a question from a follower on Instagram. If you have questions, you can reach out to me @bilinguable on IG! I love offering my point of view, some of my professional and personal experience, when it comes to...
The Power of Daily Routines- Bath Time Edition

The Power of Daily Routines- Bath Time Edition

In this Vlog post, I offer some practical suggestions on activities you can do during bath time. Daily routines, such as bath time, mealtime, going to bed, etc, are so powerful because they offer us opportunities for language repetition. We can emphasize some of the...
Parents Share Their Bilingual Success Stories!

Parents Share Their Bilingual Success Stories!

I interviewed a good friend of mine a few weeks ago, and I’m just getting around to posting it. I figured that parents could use a little encouragement along their bilingual journey. This journey isn’t always easy, and parents can find themselves second guessing their...
Why Should I Know the Language Milestones?

Why Should I Know the Language Milestones?

Why Should I Know the Language Milestones? (Transcript of video) Is there a way to know if your child’s language is on track? Yes, you can ask friends, family, and other parents in forums what their experience has been but you’ll only be learning about each individual...
Is My Child’s Language On Track

Is My Child’s Language On Track

Is My Child’s Language On Track Hello and welcome! In this series of blog posts, I’m going to talk about language and speech development. How can you help your child with their language and what you can do if you’re concerned. For those of you who...
Black History Month & Bilingualism

Black History Month & Bilingualism

Here in the United States, we’re remembering Black History Month. And yes, we should be remembering all year round those who have been sidelined from our country’s archives. There are many amazing political activists, politicians, artists, architects, writers,...

When My Little One Isn’t Interested In Books

What do you do when your little one isn’t interested in books? I find that children between the ages of one and three often have a hard time sitting through an entire book- especially if it’s a wordy book. Here are a few tips to get started: Start with a...
Want your Bilingual Child to Speak More?

Want your Bilingual Child to Speak More?

In my short vlog, I talk about something we often overlook when we are trying to get our children to talk more! First, your child needs to hear a variety of words spoken in a variety of ways. We talk a lot about this in my post about Rich Language use! Second, they...
Show, Don’t Interpret!

Show, Don’t Interpret!

In today’s short Vlog, I talk about some really powerful language building techniques for children birth to five that you can use rather than interpreting back and forth between languages to help your child understand.  Show, Don’t Interpret. I see parents and...
Why Won’t My Child Speak Our Home Language?

Why Won’t My Child Speak Our Home Language?

I had a speech therapist email me recently on behalf of a bilingual family she was working with. The family was frustrated because their child wouldn’t speak in the home language. They’d speak to him in Spanish, and the child would respond in English. The...
Bilingual Books!

Bilingual Books!

You’ve just brought home a new book from the library (or during times of COVID perhaps you’ve purchased it online from your local bookstore). These tips are especially useful if you’re trying to be more intentional about using your heritage language...