How did others do it

August 25th, 2010

A cousin of mine, who grew up in the US with her mother speaking German, spent a school year with her grandparents in Germany, going to German junior high school (she was 10). She’s now perfectly bilingual. One of my friends was born of French parents in Paris but raised in the US, her mother […]

I came across this article today (though it’s two years old, almost to the day), which I found very interesting: A split in linguistic personalities I am not sure what to say about that myself. Do I behave differently in German than in English or in French? I’m scratching my head, trying to come up […]

Asterix and Childcare

August 13th, 2010

Asterix The other day I took out “Asterix and Son” from my Asterix collection, to read it again in a new light after several years. The “new light” revealed itself to be, rather unexpectedly, a few lessons for all new parents. I knew there were things to be learned from Asterix, but childcare? Be careful […]

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