Learning French

May 23, 2012
The other day at the park, a kid slightly older than Charlotte saw a cat hanging out in a tree near the playground.  “VEO UN GATO!” he screamed in Spanish.  I see a cat! Charlotte only heard “gato.” “Gato” (cat) sounds →MORE...

Dear Charlotte, There are only two months left until your birthday and you are marking the countdown by learning all manner of new tricks.  This month alone, you have learned how to make my harmonica make different sounds, how to plant →MORE...

Apr 27, 2012
On Wednesday night, I attended the orientation meeting for the French immersion preschool that we enrolled Charlotte in for the fall.  And OH.MY.WORD., parenting is suddenly about to become five million times more complicated. Earthquake kits!  EARTHQUAKE KITS!  With two full →MORE...

Dear Charlotte, You hit two years and nine months last week. You may have noticed that I did not write you a letter last month…and you will also probably notice that there is a significant lack of photographs of you taken →MORE...

A couple weeks ago, we purchased a French book about the human body for Charlotte.  Words relative to the body and getting dressed are my weakest suit in French so I was hoping that a book about the human body would →MORE...