My 5 Commandments for Staying Consistent as the Minority Language Parent

“Are you a drop-dead-OPOL-mom?” an acquaintance inquired when I published my last update of Birdy’s language progress. I laughed out loud and then started wondering: am I? In our family, we follow the OPOL – one parent one language – strategy (you can read all about our approach here). In this constellation, I’m the minority language […]

The Art of Procrastination

Procrastination is my favourite word in the English language. In fact, I often say that this blog is running on tea, chocolate, and the power of procrastination. And I refuse to see procrastination as an irredeemable character flaw. Over the years I have developed my own brand of semi-productive procrastination that sometimes brings surprising results (case […]