Are you raising bilingual children?

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Registered: 01-03-2001
Are you raising bilingual children?
Tue, 09-18-2012 - 2:17pm

Are you raising bilingual children?How is that working out?

According to this iVillage Parenting article, it may be a good thing. "Recent researchas shown, too, that there’s a cognitive benefit to growing up learning two or more languages. In particular, bilingual young children are better able to focus on important information and disregard the irrelevant." read more

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Registered: 11-26-2001
Sat, 09-22-2012 - 4:53pm

Interesting.  I have read articles that discourage it.  The articles state that a lot of the kids wind up in Speech Therapy as a result of it.