No I am not referring to a sudden Gallic change of heart towards pasteurized milk and turning le steak tartar into le burger. That wouldn’t be evolved, just paranoid. I am talking about the amazing ability of dormant skills to switch on like genes under the right conditions. It’s how even if your child refuses […]
Here is an article in the New York Times on how bi/multilingual babies’ cognitive development differs from monolingual kids. I find the concept of “neural commitment” really interesting. Enjoy!
Having watched my brother pressured out of raising his son with a second language, I was determined to do my due diligence on bringing up children bilingual and possibly trilingual before my first daughter was even born. I will be forever grateful to the parents who responded to my post on our local Brooklyn listserv […]