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The story so far…

pastel_de_nata76 Bilingualism, Blog 2 Comments

If you read the About this Blog and the About the Author sections, you will already know a little about me and my family and why I started this blog. I wanted to give you more context. Here’s the story so far… Everyone has their own set of circumstances and challenges. These are ours: I’m the only minority language speaker in the family (my family lives …

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The start of our journey – v 2.0

pastel_de_nata76 Bilingualism, Blog, Family, Life 2 Comments

Strictly speaking this is not really the start, we’ve been intending to bring the girls up as bilingual all along, but life got in the way. We never really planned much the whole bilingual thing. We thought it would just happen! My partner asked if I’d speak Portuguese with the girls, I said yes, and that was it. The commitment had been …