RAISING A BILINGUAL CHILD

What you need to know about bilingualism, how to raise a bilingual child and how to support your child's bilingualism journey (before you dive into the details).
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Can I use screen time to improve my child's language skills?

Should your child avoid screens? Why is screen time harmful to children’s language development? Can screen time be useful for language development? There is quite some research about screens’ effects on children’s language development. Let’s be real and analyze this issue from different perspectives. Here, I am giving you 5 easy and fun tips to use screen time to improve language. 

How to make your child learn, speak, and maintain the minority language

Not every multilingual child is able to communicate in their mother-tongue, or in the minority language very well. But it is very important to speak and maintain the mother-tongue for many reasons. Unfortunately, the minority language is usually the most fragile one. How to make your child learn, speak, and maintain the minority language. Here are 13 tips to do it.

How to communicate with your child while wearing a mask

The COVID-19 pandemic has been affecting everyone’s lives in one way or another. Many of us have to wear masks all day long. Does it affect children’s communication and language development negatively? How to communicate with your child while wearing a mask and make the best out of this situation? Here are 10 super easy tips for you.

when to consult a speech therapist for my bilingual child? lingobalance.com

Your child is not talking much. But all the other 2-year-old kids seem to be talking a lot! Should you be worried? Knowing this can be more difficult when your child is bilingual. In this post, you will learn about early language development and what you should do if your child is a late talker. Come on in, whether your child is bilingual or not!

when to consult a speech therapist for my bilingual child? lingobalance.com

Bilingual children’s language development is more complex and affected by different factors. Thus, it can be hard to know whether your bilingual child’s language development is normal or not. If your child has a language delay or developmental language disorder, early intervention is a must! But how and when to suspect if your bilingual child has a language disorder or delay? 

when to consult a speech therapist for my bilingual child? lingobalance.com

The most common and effective family language strategies to raise thriving multilingual children. I broke them down nicely so that you can find out which one fits best for your child and family. What else? Why you should consider having a family language strategy to support your child’s multilingualism journey and raise a truly multilingual kid. What to do after you have a strategy?

when to consult a speech therapist for my bilingual child? lingobalance.com

How to make your child bilingual by speaking your (minority) language? First of all, motivation and consistency in your language are super important! In this post, you will find the important questions you should ask yourself for having motivation and consistency in the minority language to make your child a thriving bilingual. And of course, some very simple and amazing tips to get speaking the minority language with your child every day. Let’s do it!

when to consult a speech therapist for my bilingual child? lingobalance.com

What’s inside? Super easy things you can do to help your baby or toddler develop essentials communication and language skills. A perfect start for parents who want to use playtime effectively and teach their kid’s a lot of skills through play. Come in!

Bilingual child at speech therapist.

You are worried about your bilingual child’s language development and you want to consult a speech therapist. What information you should give to the therapist, especially if the therapist and your child do not speak the same language very well. Read here!

Hey! I am Buket, the face behind LingoBalance.

Buket Öztekin - LingoBalance

I am here to give you the tools you need to:

⊛ learn all about bilingualism and language development,

⊛ improve your child’s language skills through play and everyday activities,

⊛ give your child the lifelong gift of communication,

⊛ be the real hero of your child!

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