Learning French

  1.    She has a couple dozen books and a seemingly limitless number of songs and rhymes memorized.  Sometimes when we’re driving in the car, she just starts parroting off a book or a story or a song – in →MORE...

About three months ago I finally worked up the courage to begin speaking French to Charlotte more consistently (at least a little bit every day) and outside of the home.  Since we spend SO.MUCH.TIME. outside of our house, this has made →MORE...

Dear Charlotte, You are two and a half years old now and as testament to the whirlwind life has become with a two and a half year old child in the house, I didn’t even notice you’d hit the big milestone →MORE...

    1.  In a conversation once I joked that she’s a lover not a fighter.  At the park yesterday, she saw two kids wrestling in the grass.  “OH MOMMA,” she yelped.  “CHARLOTTE DOES NOT DO THIS!  NO!  I AM A →MORE...

Nov 10, 2011
I’ve been speaking French to Charlotte from the day I found out she was in my belly.  Not always.  Not every day.  But certainly with frequency.  And over the past few months it’s become apparent that Charlotte understands my French – →MORE...