Franco-fears

Alex et maman

As Alex turned one, I struggled with the decision to return to work.  I know full well what challenges this will pose for us on our bilingual journey.  His peers, childcare providers and social circles will all speak English.  Will my time in the mornings, evenings and weekends be enough for Alex to keep growing […]

Baby Brain Booster

"He's got the whole world in his hands"... with a little help from us, that is.

Babies in their second month of life are the ultimate challenge for parents:  sleepless nights accruing at an exhausting pace, an emerging baby personality that is not always as complacent as the once sleepy newborn, and for me – keeping up with our bilingual baby challenge.  Happily, I was inundated with articles and research sent to […]

Bienvenue petit bébé!

Notre merveille...

I can not believe 4 weeks have already passed since our petit Alexandre was welcomed into our hearts and lives.  From the moment we met him, it was love at first sight, as I know is the case for many moms and dads embarking on the parenting adventure, no matter if it is baby number […]

Bracing for our Bilingual Baby Boy

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The day looms close.  With our due date on Thursday and the baby already measuring almost 9 pounds, the doctor has agreed we shouldn’t go past the date.  How is it that we moms can be so excited and yet so scared at the same time?  So “ready” and so “not ready” to actually move […]

Maman Maud et Bébé Lydia

Our little girls playing "maman" and "fille"

The girls have had a wonderful time together, and we are sad to see our French friends leave today.  For their last night together, Maud and Lydia put on a little skit to help me get ready for my bilingual baby experience.  In our first YouTube channel video broadcast, Maud plays the maman speaking in […]