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What qualities make your child a hero? | How to raise a well-respected child (Part 6)

What qualities make your child a hero? | How to raise a well-respected child (Part 6)

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. What qualities make your child a hero? | How to raise a well-respected child (Part 6) I don’t know which of the qualities in this series on how to make your child a hero or well-respected kid, but I know this last one is not one easily gained. Some qualities cannot be taught. They have…

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22 reasons why you should want to be bilingual

22 reasons why you should want to be bilingual

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. I was reading this article – Benefits of being bilingual: Why we should learn a second language. And I counted 16 reasons why you should want to be bilingual. There might be more but I forget sometimes what comes after 16. Here’s the list. Bilingual people: 1.  Have access to two cultures. They have more access if…

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Great Parenting Quotes | Bette Davis on Relationships with Children

Great Parenting Quotes | Bette Davis on Relationships with Children

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. The best people to ask for advice on raising kids are not parents who are raising their kids. It’s parents who have raised their kids. Who see how things turned out. It’s not parents who are having good day or even a good spell. Or parents who are having a bad day and, yeah, a…

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4 Steps to Take to Help Raise Your Child to be Bilingual

4 Steps to Take to Help Raise Your Child to be Bilingual

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. How to raise a bilingual kid? Wouldn’t everyone like to know how to do it? Maybe not. But those parents who want their kids to be able to have softer heads = more flexible brains that can do multi-tasking, get dementia later in life or not all, and be all-around cooler people want their kids…

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