Babelkid - Raising Multilingual Children
Wednesday 19 September 2018
Traversée du désert
No way has it been over a year since I last posted in here! Why have I not written anything in over a year about the kids' linguis...
Sunday 20 August 2017
Multiculturalism and Music
Il n'y a pas de hasard, il n'y a que des rendez-vous - Paul Eluard. Also the first verse in Ouverture by Etienne Daho . Babeld...
Thursday 22 June 2017
An Algerian Eid in Switzerland
I wrote this post for Multicultural Kid Blogs describing how we intend to celebrate Eid in Switzerland, the Algerian way . I'd love t...
Wednesday 12 April 2017
What's in a Word or Four!
Our 26-month-old fourth daughter is in a unique linguistic and cultural set-up. She was born in German-speaking Switzerland, lives in a m...
Monday 13 February 2017
Language and Cultural Identity
In the train from Switzerland to France, I overheard a woman and a man speaking English. Then I saw them: they were Asians. This made me wo...
Sunday 5 February 2017
Of Multiculturalism and Colonialism
BK2, who will be nine in a couple of weeks, was asked to pick a country to research and present to her class. She chose Algeria. She told...
Tuesday 31 January 2017
A car to sleep?
BK4 will be two on Sunday. She and I usually snuggle on the sofa in the evening for her to go to sleep. So, when it's bedtime, she ca...
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