Christoph and Iliana's story starts in English, moves to Spanish, and is speckled with German, but this is no solace when perfectionism and the desire for easy solutions nag. Which language shall they choose for their children? And does it need to be just one?
Christina’s daughter started life speaking five languages all muddled up. Whilst her family was surprised that Portuguese wasn’t her first choice, an English speech therapist tried to appease their worries. How would you react if caught between one emotional and one rational argument?
Monika left her small town in Sweden at age 19 to embark on an adventure. As with all our best laid plans, things change. Find out how public comments, the order of siblings, and a too early departure have affected her family’s fragile language balance.