A Family Affair: The Culture Of Kinship Around The World
There’s more than one species of family tree.
What Speakers Of Other Languages Call Their Fathers
Move over, music and math. Dad jokes are definitely the world’s universal language.
International Literature: Children’s Books In Other Languages
Pranksters, princes and puppets — open your imagination and explore the wonderful world of children’s literature.
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?
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?
Here’s what everyone’s favorite mouse looks like on televisions across the globe.
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
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?
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
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?
These baby tooth traditions from around the world are just as wacky as ours!