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Interview with Dr. Jana Broecker, scientist and children’s books author

Interview with Dr. Jana Broecker, scientist and children’s books author

[ 0 ] 15/09/2020 |

As an active member of several author and illustrator groups on Facebook, I get to meet different people from all around the world with similar interests. Some of them are exceptionally charismatic, like Dr. Jana Broecker, who is not just a gifted storyteller, but also a scientist. And of course, a mom of two :). […]

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Two gifts today for all of you!

Two gifts today for all of you!

[ 0 ] 27/08/2020 |

Two gifts today for all of you, to celebrate the launch of the Happiness Street bilingual books Hi friends, I managed to visit after all my personal happiness street, and we came back home from Greece on the 15th. Here’s a photo with some of the family members; my sister (Charikleia, the artist 🙂 ), father, and daughter. […]

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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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Little Bookworms Malta

Little Bookworms Malta

[ 0 ] 28/07/2020 |

Hi friends, Today is the last day to participate in a giveaway hosted by Żebbuġ Learning Studio and Little Bookworms Malta and win a copy of Where am I from? You can find all the details about the competition and take part here. It is open to everyone, all around the world. All the best of luck! Presentation of Little […]

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Win a copy of Where am I from? + a read-aloud of Happiness Street

Win a copy of Where am I from? + a read-aloud of Happiness Street

[ 0 ] 16/07/2020 |

Hi friends, How are you? Here, Norway lifted the traveling ban, and we are soon going to visit our family in Greece. Quite an unexpected surprise, as we had already canceled the whole trip! How are things at your end? I hope you’re coping and that things are getting better <3? 2 YEARS AGO…. In other […]

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Top 10 Independently Published Children’s Books (+ a bonus entry)

Top 10 Independently Published Children’s Books (+ a bonus entry)

[ 1 ] 07/07/2020 |

Today I would like to present to you some of my favorite kids’ books, written and published by independent authors; meaning authors who put on a publisher’s hat, and do the whole job by themselves to bring to the world some wonderful books! Marie’s Big Adieu by Tamara Rittershaus, illustrated by Giulia Iacopini Marie’s Big […]

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International recognition, video interview, read aloud, a new project by experts!

International recognition, video interview, read aloud, a new project by experts!

[ 0 ] 02/07/2020 |

Hi friends, How are you? We just came back from a short holiday within the country. It was lovely, and we’ve been blessed with nice weather, something which is never to be taken for granted in Norway. The kids got to swim in a lake, a river, the sea, and got to taste the very first […]

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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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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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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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