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Username: ryancole Last Online: Aug 25, 2014 5:38:06 GMT 9
Latest Status: The Big Booger is at the grandparents' cottage. Weeeee!
Posts: 21
Date Registered: Aug 11, 2014 19:08:28 GMT 9
Country (residing now): Czech Republic
Children, Ages: 9mo, 2.5y
Majority Language: Czech
Minority Language(s): English
Current Challenge in Your Bilingual Journey: Sleeping normally. Not throwing the baby out the window.
Something Funny or Interesting About You: I never really thought too much about having kids, so when it happened I was a bit dumbstruck. That said I can't imagine life any other way.
Favorite Quote: Put up or shut up. :D
Happy dad to 2 funny Czech/American boys, and creator of An obsessed maker of things.


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Adam Beck: Mayken, thank you for sharing my book! I hope it can be helpful to them! :) Oct 16, 2017 15:57:32 GMT 9
Marisa: Adam, another bilingual monkey is about to be born near me (one of my colleagues is giving birth tomorrow), so I also got her and her husband a copy of your book... this world needs more bilingual kids! :) Oct 18, 2017 0:06:43 GMT 9
Adam Beck: Many thanks, Marisa! In my humble opinion, more bilingual kids = more empathy in the world = a more peaceful planet. :) Oct 18, 2017 7:33:04 GMT 9
Adam Beck: NEW BLOG POST: The Top 20 Languages in the World Oct 20, 2017 8:42:39 GMT 9
Raquel: (rofl)^ Loved the Top-Secret Research studies!! Oct 23, 2017 20:57:42 GMT 9
Adam Beck: Muchas gracias, Raquel! :D Oct 24, 2017 5:24:58 GMT 9
Mayken: Me too! Can't decide which top secret file I'd want to get my hands on first! Oct 26, 2017 4:44:55 GMT 9
Amy: ml1 extended week-end ahead with ml1 grandparents flying in tonight :) Oct 28, 2017 4:31:57 GMT 9
Mayken: Follow-up on my daughter's visit at my old ml school: the headmistress suggested a penpal set-up between the class there and my daughter's class here. Let's see what my daughter's regular ml teacher says. I think that'd be cool. (The kids are in 2nd grade. Oct 28, 2017 6:09:00 GMT 9 *
Adam Beck: Have a fun weekend, Amy! And Mayken, that sounds like a great idea! Cheers to you both, and to all! :) Oct 28, 2017 7:18:43 GMT 9
Adam Beck: 13 Top-Secret Research Studies on Bilingual Acquisition in Children
Oct 28, 2017 7:19:23 GMT 9 *
Adam Beck: NEW! The Perfect Christmas Gift for Bilingual and Multilingual Families Nov 1, 2017 14:07:13 GMT 9 *
Mayken: When you've been waiting for years to share Harry Potter with your child, and one day she picks up the book and reads the first lines herself: :) Nov 6, 2017 1:41:36 GMT 9
Adam Beck: Wonderful, Mayken! A joyful outcome of the steady patience and persistence through all the days that came before! :) Nov 6, 2017 9:34:43 GMT 9
Raquel: Awesome, Mayken!! YAY!! Nov 8, 2017 18:02:22 GMT 9
Nellie: So cute Mayken! Nov 9, 2017 2:02:21 GMT 9
Mayken: Thanks everyone! Nov 10, 2017 0:29:31 GMT 9
Adam Beck: NEW! Christmas Giveaway at Bilingual Monkeys! Win a Cute Charm with “Bilingual Powers” to Help Empower Your Family’s Journey! Nov 10, 2017 10:01:00 GMT 9
Mayken: The charms are adorable, Adam! Nov 12, 2017 1:30:15 GMT 9
Adam Beck: NEW! Burning Questions About Raising Bilingual and Multilingual Children Nov 18, 2017 11:16:24 GMT 9