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Fascinating Article on the Advantages of Growing Up Bilingual

My mom sent along the following article about bilingualism from the New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/31/science/31conversation.html

So, I grew up bilingual in English and Japanese. Leo is growing up trilingual in Japanese, Hebrew, and English. Growing up bilingual is not always easy. And I imagine that growing up trilingual, especially in such different languages, can be too. I sometimes question our decision, but feeling the importance of sharing my primary native language with my children, and believing in the importance of knowing Hebrew for a Jewish person, it’s not exactly something that we can go back on. I can only offer support and understanding when the difficult moments approach.


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