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Download till 18th June my NEW SUMMER BOOK

Download till 18th June my NEW SUMMER BOOK

[ 0 ] 16/06/2020 |

Hi friends, With so much happening in the world, I have been processing many emotions. On a personal level, we lost my closest friend’s father in Greece during the coronavirus pandemic, and shortly afterward, her baby was born. We won’t be able to see them, my parents, and many other loved ones, for the unforeseeable […]

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Many eBooks to download, permission to use Where am I from? and more!

Many eBooks to download, permission to use Where am I from? and more!

[ 0 ] 28/05/2020 |

Hi friends, Here things have resumed some sort of normality. The kids go to school and kindergarten, we get uninterrupted hours of work at our home office, football training is taking place again outdoors with small groups of kids, and social distancing practices. But in about 2 weeks, we reach the end of this scholastic […]

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A Book Snob review, a giveaway, a printable journal, and more!

A Book Snob review, a giveaway, a printable journal, and more!

[ 0 ] 13/05/2020 |

Dear friends, I hope you’re keeping safe and coping with the different new routines that have been in place all around the world. Here in Norway, the kids are back to school, and they’ve started socializing with a few friends after school as well. We’ve had 0 cases in our little town for two weeks […]

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News and tips for multilingual families including a meet the expert session

News and tips for multilingual families including a meet the expert session

[ 0 ] 23/04/2020 |

Dear friends, I wish that you, your family, and friends are all healthy and safe. The kindergartens and primary schools (1st-4th grade) are going to open here in Norway on Monday and both my kids will have their first day ‘back to school’. They’re super excited and I really hope everything will be OK. At least […]

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New book – How to Raise Confident Multicultural Children

New book – How to Raise Confident Multicultural Children

[ 0 ] 24/01/2020 |

Good morning everyone, I am so happy today. Most of you here are raising kids who speak at least two languages, right? So, please, keep on reading. I’ve been working on the second edition of this book since the summer of 2018, and I’ve curated an amazing selection of chapters related to multilingualism, multiculturalism, life abroad, mixed families. And […]

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My husband speaks a language I don’t understand with our children and it’s OK.

My husband speaks a language I don’t understand with our children and it’s OK.

[ 4 ] 13/03/2019 |

Anzelika, a mum who read our journey with raising multilingual children, sent me the following email. I thought of replying via a blog post, with her permission, instead of a personal email as this might be of interest to more moms out there who find themselves in a similar situation. ‘Hi Liza! There are not […]

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Our journey with raising multilingual children

Our journey with raising multilingual children

[ 2 ] 13/02/2019 |

This is our story on how we managed to save our family’s minority languages, and how our eldest developed language skills in two additional languages. Intercultural and interracial marriages are on the rise according to​ ​studies​, whilst more parents, particularly in USA and Europe, are adopting children from other countries. As a result, our communities […]

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Interview with author Janet Sumner Johnson

Interview with author Janet Sumner Johnson

[ 0 ] 16/06/2020 |

This June marks the 7th annual Read Around the World Summer Reading series by Multicultural Kid Blogs. Last year I presented you with the book My Two Blankets, and this summer I would like to introduce you to a super cute book titled Help Wanted, Must Love Books, and the writer Janet Sumner Johnson. This […]

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Free gift for your kids Where am I from? eBook

Free gift for your kids Where am I from? eBook

[ 0 ] 01/04/2020 |

Hi friends, I really hope you and yours are well. What we’re going through right now in our smaller and bigger communities is weird at best. Like many of you, I have friends and family spread in different countries, some on lockdown, others self-isolating. My heart aches. I miss them. I wish for them to […]

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Celebrating Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD 2020)

Celebrating Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD 2020)

[ 0 ] 27/01/2020 |

This is my second year participating in the online event Multicultural Children’s Book Day as an author and book reviewer. I am honored to be part of this, helping to raise awareness for children’s books that celebrate diversity and inspire a love of learning. This time, I decided to present to you two women authors […]

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Debut children books by my ‘2020 Debut Crew’

Debut children books by my ‘2020 Debut Crew’

[ 1 ] 23/01/2020 |

One of the loveliest things that writing has brought to my life lately is getting to e-meet some super talented writers who are also getting their debut children’s books published in 2020. We are a very small, international ‘debut writers crew’, and I am proud of each one of them. They are so talented, and […]

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Kids and nature

Kids and nature

[ 0 ] 20/01/2020 |

Guest post by Chiara Battistelli* It is no news that we – human beings – have drastically changed our ‘lifestyle’ in just a little bit more than half a century of massive industrial and technological evolution, in such a way that, besides the many benefits we gain from our modern means, we are more and […]

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