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Out of the ordinary

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I can’t remember how many times I have heard the comment “Her father is foreign so she will grow up bilingual”. In this case, one plus one may not equal two unless the parents are prepared to put some work in. Even then, if the minority language parent is working, most communication is the same day in, day out. “Brush your teeth. Choose a book.” So what to do? Read More…