Maman And Loulou

Encouragement for parents who want to give their child a gift of another language

Month: June 2018

Writing: The Painting of the Voice

“Writing is an exploration. You start from nothing and learn as you go.” — E.L. Doctorow As I said before, I had this wild dream of speaking flawless French in under a year, then subsequently (despite my experience to the…

Teach a Child to Fish

If you are a parent, you are well aware of that fact that children have the attention spans of goldfish, and that is probably being generous. So, when trying to undertake something as expansive as teaching them an entire friggin…

A Place to Start

Since realizing that immersion was not really realistic for our situation, I had to figure out what I could start with that was relevant and useful to Bryston’s growth, but stayed within my own competences. Most of the programs and…

Baby Steps

Most people struggle the most taking the first few steps of a new journey. That is not the case for me. I will jump in with absolutely no hesitation, brimming with enthusiasm, typically with absolutely no plan whatsoever (ask my…