10 Benefits of Bilingual Education

10 Benefits of Bilingual Education

Are you thinking of choosing a bilingual education for your child? It’s something Sasha and I have thought about with our daughter Mia on several occasions. We both feel if our daughter can speak both Russian and English fluently, it will help her tremendously...

A Chatty Little Thing

So 2 months have passed since my last update for Mia. I’ve been trying to write these mini blog posts on a monthly basis, but with work and other commitments…well…I’m sure as parents you understand! Anyway, Mia’s becoming more...
7 Signs Of Your Baby Fighting Sleep

7 Signs Of Your Baby Fighting Sleep

Is your baby refusing to sleep when she should? Is she pulling away, arching her back, and most troubling of all, crying for hours on end? While many parents worry that the baby could be sick, it’s often simply a case of a baby fighting sleep. This can be very...

A Quiet Little Baby

There hasn’t much improvement this month in terms of Mia speaking. Of course she’s still babbling away in her own little world, but last month she was very chatty and started speaking several tangible words. The only new word I’ve heard this month is...

A Few Spoken Words

We’re now approaching our second Christmas as a family of three. Where is the time going? Sasha’s parents are coming over from Moscow later this month so our 2 bedroom flat is going to feel a lot smaller! Anyway, the big announcement this month us that we...

Understanding Russian Better Than English?

Mia is now 15 months old. She’s certainly beginning to understand a lot more words in the past few weeks. It’s funny because I feel she understands more words in Russian, and Sasha thinks Mia’s understanding of English is far greater. Different...

A Growing Vocabulary

Mia is now 14 months old. Her understanding of English/Russian vocabulary is steadily developing. However. she’s not speaking any clear words as yet, just lots of da-da, ba-ba and ma-ma sounds! Early days though… Here are some words she’s learnt this...
12 Pros And Cons Of Bilingual Education

12 Pros And Cons Of Bilingual Education

Are you considering bilingual education for your child? It’s something Sasha and I are considering for our daughter, Mia. She’s growing up so fast and it’s amazing to see her develop. She’s pulling herself up, walking by herself and becoming steadier each...