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Adam Beck 0 25,447 by Adam Beck
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Nelli 5 101 by Nelli
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hello from Shenzhen, China
Sean 1 44 by Raquel
Feb 14, 2019 22:07:56 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hello from France
Kathryn 8 224 by Raquel
Feb 12, 2019 18:03:57 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Non-native English speaker from Brazil
Alan 8 233 by Adam Beck
Feb 8, 2019 13:59:22 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hello from Westerwald Germany
Helen 2 98 by Adam Beck
Feb 7, 2019 13:36:33 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Ahoj-Hola-Hi from Prague, Czech Rep.
Klara 11 223 by Adam Beck
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hello from England
Leyun 4 241 by Adam Beck
Feb 1, 2019 9:19:50 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Kaixo/Hola from Belgium, trilingual child
Jone 14 304 by Marisa
Jan 19, 2019 11:43:54 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Bom noite from Holland!
Leo 2 150 by Adam Beck
Jan 17, 2019 9:14:58 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Ciao da Ingolstadt
Silvia S 1 155 by Adam Beck
Jan 17, 2019 8:50:59 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Ciao da New York
Derek 6 479 by Raquel
Jan 14, 2019 22:43:28 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Mom of two girls, living in Netherlands; ml Papiamentu
Rose P 10 323 by Amy
Dec 19, 2018 5:48:16 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hola from the UK!
Alba 8 425 by Adam Beck
Dec 15, 2018 7:14:30 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Aloha/Konnichiwa from Hawaii!
Erica 3 235 by Raquel
Dec 5, 2018 18:45:40 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hola, from Cape Cod
Amanda 3 242 by Adam Beck
Dec 1, 2018 7:19:03 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hello from Kansas, USA!
Andrej 6 282 by Adam Beck
Nov 27, 2018 14:11:55 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hallo from Maryland!
Elisabeth 16 474 by Elisabeth
Nov 27, 2018 10:32:45 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hello from Minnesota!
Luke 5 264 by Luke
Nov 24, 2018 1:01:51 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hi from a French in Indonesia
Christophe 9 481 by Raquel
Nov 16, 2018 22:27:11 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hello from Russia! Let's learn together (Russian-English)!
Kate P. 1 259 by Adam Beck
Oct 31, 2018 9:14:27 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Bonjour from Québec
Seth 3 354 by Raquel
Oct 1, 2018 21:48:40 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hi from Austria: starting the bilingual journey by accident?
Angie 4 460 by Adam Beck
Sept 10, 2018 18:02:57 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hi, mildly worried father in Korea
Dominic 9 693 by Raquel
Sept 3, 2018 20:53:08 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Greetings from a Canadian dad in rural Japan
Ray L. 4 478 by Adam Beck
Jul 31, 2018 11:03:28 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hello from a French mom in the US
Elise 4 456 by Adam Beck
Jul 20, 2018 15:38:22 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hi from Spain!
Maria 1 349 by Adam Beck
Jul 20, 2018 10:55:47 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hello from Japan!
Evelin 7 536 by Amy
Jul 9, 2018 3:52:19 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hello from Polish mum living in the UK
Ania 3 416 by Raquel
Jul 3, 2018 21:25:38 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling 3rd language only between parents - good idea or not?
Sasha 5 490 by Amy
Jun 27, 2018 4:13:54 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hello from English-speaking family in Russia!
James 5 634 by Adam Beck
Jun 25, 2018 16:54:54 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Raising a QUADRILINGUAL child
Andrea 3 642 by Andrea
Jun 7, 2018 17:12:12 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hello from Ciudad Real, Spain
Angela 10 782 by Angela
May 29, 2018 6:24:35 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hi from Madrid, Spain
Connie 3 462 by Adam Beck
May 18, 2018 10:33:27 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hi from the UK
Angela 2 397 by Adam Beck
May 18, 2018 9:57:39 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hi from Spain!
Laura D. 3 367 by Raquel
May 11, 2018 16:56:59 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hi from Taiwan
Hsin-Yu 6 655 by Hsin-Yu
May 2, 2018 13:18:44 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Speaking Dutch in England
Maarten 2 363 by Adam Beck
May 2, 2018 9:11:01 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Hi from Vietnam
Ngan 2 499 by Adam Beck
May 2, 2018 8:46:14 GMT 9
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newBookmarkLockedFalling English language ML family at a Japanese crossroads
Julia 2 342 by Adam Beck
Apr 9, 2018 14:23:15 GMT 9

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Mayken: Veda, when you go to your "Profile", there's a button at the top right that says "Edit Profile". Then click on the "Personal" tab (and other tabs) to edit the information. Hope that helps! Jan 10, 2019 0:14:02 GMT 9 *
Adam Beck: NEW! Bilingual Lives: Beatrice Beckmann, Founder of KinderBooks, a Subscription Service for Children's Books bilingualmonkeys.com/bilingual-lives-beatrice-beckmann-founder-of-kinderbooks/ Jan 15, 2019 11:30:54 GMT 9
Rose P: Hello! Jan 24, 2019 16:31:07 GMT 9 *
Amy: Hi Rose :) Jan 25, 2019 6:57:47 GMT 9
Veda L: Many thanks to Mayken for the tip. Finally changed my profile. To those who are celebrating Chinese New Year, a healthy and prosperous year of the pig in advance! Jan 30, 2019 6:44:01 GMT 9
Adam Beck: Here's a lively list of 20 bloggers raising bilingual/multilingual children! (Recognize anyone?) ;) buff.ly/2QT0eHL Jan 31, 2019 9:01:41 GMT 9 *
Mayken: Hey , how come your photo on that list is bigger than everyone else's? ;) Jan 31, 2019 23:59:17 GMT 9 *
Adam Beck: Mayken, I don't know, but I wish I could say it's because I'm taller! My son (almost 12) is now nearly as tall as I am. Just yesterday I told him that I have to start growing again! :P Feb 1, 2019 10:12:14 GMT 9
Adam Beck: NEW! I Was the Best Man at a Bilingual Wedding in Beijing, China (Plus a Special Giveaway of Golden Coins for Chinese New Year!) bilingualmonkeys.com/i-was-the-best-man-at-a-bilingual-wedding-in-beijing-china/ Feb 5, 2019 20:34:47 GMT 9
Mayken: , thanks for sharing the impressions of your trip to China! I love those duck boats and that doorway! And meeting those kids wanting to speak English with you is so amazing!(I won't enter the giveaway because I'm afraid of winning the chicken claws!) Feb 6, 2019 0:24:50 GMT 9
Mayken: My friend S asked her bilingual 2.5-year-old daughter: What language do mommy & daddy speak? D: English! S: What language does Grandma speak? D: French! S: What language do the cats speak? D (*thinks, then answers*): Meow! Feb 7, 2019 0:08:00 GMT 9
Amy: Bless!! how cute is that!!! Reminds me of a similar thing that happened with my youngest when she was 18 months: she said the sound right for every animal but the cow. She kept answering "Lola" because of a famous Spanish nursery rhyme about a cow! :D Feb 7, 2019 0:40:09 GMT 9 *
Adam Beck: NEW! I Was the Best Man at a Bilingual Wedding in Beijing, China (Plus a Special Giveaway of Golden Coins for Chinese New Year!) bilingualmonkeys.com/i-was-the-best-man-at-a-bilingual-wedding-in-beijing-china/ Feb 7, 2019 12:41:10 GMT 9
Alba: My son caught us by surprise when we said thank you (in English) to a waiter in a Mexican restaurant, and he said "gracias" (thank you) to him too in Spanish, also signing it! He was having a blast and there was some Spanish music in the background. :) Feb 10, 2019 18:48:58 GMT 9 *
Adam Beck: Sounds like a wonderful moment, Alba! :D Feb 11, 2019 11:57:53 GMT 9
Adam Beck: NEW! 13 Things You Should Definitely NOT Say to Your Bilingual Kids to Get Them Speaking Your Language bilingualmonkeys.com/13-things-you-should-definitely-not-say-to-your-bilingual-kids/ Feb 14, 2019 13:00:50 GMT 9
Adam Beck: Special giveaway at Bilingual Monkeys for Chinese New Year! Enter by February 19! (rofl) buff.ly/2BgKtoP Feb 14, 2019 13:02:43 GMT 9
Eric F: Hi, I’m happy to be joining the forum. Eric Feb 15, 2019 3:12:15 GMT 9
Amy: Welcome Eric! :) Feb 15, 2019 7:08:07 GMT 9
Adam Beck: Looking forward to your introduction, Eric! :) Feb 15, 2019 13:20:18 GMT 9