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newBookmarkLockedFalling Mealtime conversation with baby
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Toddler doesn't want to say words in ml2
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Do you use the ML here, or the ml no matter what?
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Calling all bilingual teachers
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newBookmarkLockedFalling How to get siblings to speak ml with each other?
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Speaking ml at home despite ML being my mother tongue?
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newBookmarkLockedFalling First time mom! Second language help!
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Can the kids "forget" that the nanny understands ML?
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Second language French - seeking advice!
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Help navigating trilingual environment!
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Trilingual concerns
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newBookmarkLockedFalling How can ML parent support ml for baby?
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Homeschooling children struggling with community language
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newBookmarkLockedFalling S.O.S. siblings starting to speak ML between themselves
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newBookmarkLockedFalling When to start teaching a child reading in minority language?
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Challenges raising third bilingual child
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Worried about daycare!
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Teaching the alphabet
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Speech delay - does it help to drop one language?
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Toddler challenges in ml
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newBookmarkLockedFalling How many hours is enough?
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Kids resisting minority language
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Screen Time for Babies -- Good or Bad?
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newBookmarkLockedFalling The eternal question - how to create need?
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newBookmarkLockedFalling On the right track?
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Please add basic phrases most kids need to learn
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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