Teaching Languages

Retaining your Roots: Tips for Expat Parents

One of our biggest concerns as expat parents is assimilating our own culture in our lives, as much as we love learning about other cultures, especially of our host country. Depending on where you live, this may be a difficult or easy task. Some countries are open about allowing different cultures to thrive, while others …

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Easter Around the World

Easter (and the preceding “Holy Week”) is a Christian holiday remembering the death and resurrection of Jesus, with traditions dating back to pagan springtime festivals. Since it is celebrated in so many countries, we thought it would be interesting to look at Easter around the world. We asked our member bloggers- multicultural families who live …

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Moving Overseas to Raise Multilingual Kids

Moving Overseas to Raise Multilingual Kids: The “Firsts”

I have two boys ages 10 and 7 who for a large part of their lives were monolingual, English speakers. We had always wanted to raise multilingual kids and introduce them to Arabic and French (the languages of my husband’s home country – Morocco). But we lacked the resources and drive to do so. Then …

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