Category: Multicultural Kid

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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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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News and tips for multilingual families including a meet the expert session

News and tips for multilingual families including a meet the expert session

[ 0 ] 23/04/2020 |

Dear friends, I wish that you, your family, and friends are all healthy and safe. The kindergartens and primary schools (1st-4th grade) are going to open here in Norway on Monday and both my kids will have their first day ‘back to school’. They’re super excited and I really hope everything will be OK. At least […]

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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.

[ 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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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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