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Non-Native Bilingual Parenting

How We Raised Eight Bilingual Children in Our Non-Native Language

I have bachelor's degree in German Teaching and a masters in Language Acquisition. My husband and I have 8 children. Having spent a few years in Germany as a child, I decided that I wanted our children to learn German. My husband had taken a few years of German in college and was willing to give it a try. When our first child was born, we decided to only speak German to him. At first, it felt a little strange to speak to our baby in a foreign language, however, with time, it felt more and more natural. 20+ years later, all eight of our children are fluent in German. 


To learn more about our non-native bilingual adventure, check out our blog: Bringing Up 8 Bilingual Babies.