Learning Chinese with Children’s Songs in Cantonese & Mandarin

Learning Chinese with Children’s Songs in Cantonese & Mandarin

About a month ago, I stumbled onto this article on InCulture Parent, written by Fiona Falcone. Fiona was a new mom and determined to teach her son Cantonese despite the fact that she had forgotten much of what she had learned as a child. (Wait, did I just find my...
Introducing Chinese Characters

Introducing Chinese Characters

Over the winter, I decided that it would be a great time to introduce my 4 and almost 3 year old sons to recognizing and possibly writing Chinese characters. Just to remind you, my Cantonese speaking capability is about the level of a 3 year old. I’m a pretty...
My Kids are Bilingual … For Now

My Kids are Bilingual … For Now

As the oldest of my two boys nears his 4th birthday, I couldn’t be more proud of their progress in becoming mini bilingual speakers. While Yono is simultaneously teaching his son to speak 3 languages, my approach was simply to only teach my kids Cantonese until...