Category: Multicultural Kid

Picture Book Review – My Two Blankets

Picture Book Review – My Two Blankets

[ 0 ] 22/07/2019 |

I am so excited to participate in this year’s Read Around the World Summer Reading Series hosted by Multicultural Kid Blogs. Together with a group of like-minded bloggers, each one of us has chosen a book with diverse characters to showcase and review on our respective blogs. This summer we’re staying in Norway but we […]

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Reading books for pleasure enables our children to thrive

Reading books for pleasure enables our children to thrive

[ 0 ] 14/04/2019 |

“The most important thing that parents can do is talk and read to their children. During the toddler and preschool years, it is critical to provide children with different language and reading experiences.” – G. Reid Lyon I stumbled upon this article about Finland, the world’s most literate nation, and their brand new library in […]

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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.

[ 3 ] 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

[ 1 ] 13/02/2019 |

This is our story on how we managed to save our family’s minority languages, and how our eldest developed languages 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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Celebrating Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD 2019)

Celebrating Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD 2019)

[ 0 ] 13/01/2019 |

This is my first 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. I received a digital copy of the illustrated children’s book ‘Amelie […]

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Reflections on the positive things that took place in 2018

Reflections on the positive things that took place in 2018

[ 0 ] 16/12/2018 |

Life with small children can often be hectic. What I miss the most in our ‘married with kids’ life are moments of stillness and quiet, being all by myself. Moments where I can sit down, enjoy a cup of coffee, read a book, write, reflect on anything and everything. The kids now are at a […]

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The mismatched socks and the multicultural child

The mismatched socks and the multicultural child

[ 1 ] 01/12/2018 |

Erik (5 years old) grows up in a home which is a little bit different than others in the small city of Norway that we’ve been living during the last 2 years. His mum (me) is a native speaker in a language that his dad (Roy) doesn’t speak. His dad is a native speaker in […]

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