Raising a child to be bilingual or raising a bicultural child can be a great joy yet also challenging to families who are just starting out. The two best things you can do to give yourself peace of mind is 1) Know that there are many families who have navigated these waters with beautiful, successful results and 2) Know that you aren’t alone.
BiculturalFamily.org is a wonderful resource for parents who’d like practical advice, how-to’s, and stories from other parents on living a multicultural and/or bilingual lifestyle.
The online magazine is rich with content spanning the research of bilingual education, essays from readers, and more.
Their Playgroup section lists many offline opportunities for friendship and connection within the bilingual community.
Browse the website, make friends, and don’t forget to have fun!