The Duvet Conundrum

Do you sleep under a duvet? And, assuming that the answer is yes, have you ever thought of this habit as an acquired skill? Yep, me neither. Until recently. From the day we brought a few days old Birdy home from the hospital, she was sleeping in sleeping bags. After all, blankets for babies were […]

Is Bilingual Better? A Look at the Research

Long gone are the days when parents were cautioned against raising their children multilingually as it was believed to hinder academic and intellectual development. Quite the opposite: talk of the cognitive benefits of speaking multiple languages – often referred to as the “bilingual advantage” – is currently in fashion. Headlines such as Bilingual babies benefit from learning […]