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Parlez-vous Français? Raising Bilingual Children in a New Country

How Speaking Your Native Language Can Benefit Your Child's Future

As an immigrant parent raising a child in a new country, one of the biggest decisions you may face is what language to speak with your child. Should you stick to your native language, or switch to the language of your new home? The answer is not as straightforward as you may think.

Many parents feel pressure to assimilate and prioritize the language of their new country, believing it will benefit their child's future success. However, research shows that maintaining the native language has many advantages.