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6 Questions With Bilingual Parenting Expert Maritere Bellas

6 Questions With Bilingual Parenting Expert Maritere Bellas

We spoke with Maritere Bellas, author of ‘Arroz Con Pollo and Apple Pie: Raising Bicultural Children,’ about growing up in Puerto Rico and the importance of learning a language with your child.
Why Does ‘Mother’ Sound The Same In So Many Languages?

Why Does ‘Mother’ Sound The Same In So Many Languages?

The concept of “Mom” is universal — and, for the most part, so is the name we’ve given her. The reason is probably a lot simpler than you think.
What’s Disney Channel Like Around The World?

What’s Disney Channel Like Around The World?

Here’s what everyone’s favorite mouse looks like on televisions across the globe.
These Adorable NYC Kids Will School You In Multiple Languages

These Adorable NYC Kids Will School You In Multiple Languages

At the International Academy of New York, kids are immersed in English, Mandarin and Spanish — as well as a lived commitment to diversity.
5 Ways Language Development As A Toddler Can Predict Your Learning Later In Life

5 Ways Language Development As A Toddler Can Predict Your Learning Later In Life

A new report examines some of the key indicators to watch for in children who are learning to speak. Here’s why your current language-learning struggles could be linked to your first forays into babbling.
Fact Vs. Fiction: Is It Easier To Learn Languages As A Kid?

Fact Vs. Fiction: Is It Easier To Learn Languages As A Kid?

You’ve probably heard the claim that it’s much easier to learn a language when you’re young, but the evidence we’ve found tells a different story.
6 Ways Learning A Language As An Adult Is Different Than Learning It In School

6 Ways Learning A Language As An Adult Is Different Than Learning It In School

Don’t let memories of the dreaded conjugation tables hold you back. Learning a language as an adult might actually be easier — and more fun — than you think.
Do Other Countries Believe In The Tooth Fairy?

Do Other Countries Believe In The Tooth Fairy?

These baby tooth traditions from around the world are just as wacky as ours!
Let’s Bust Some Myths About Raising Bilingual Children

Let’s Bust Some Myths About Raising Bilingual Children

Does growing up with more than one language delay cognitive development or enhance it? We dig into some scientific studies on bilingualism to separate fact from fiction.