A second language is always helpful, right? OK, maybe Latin is a little outdated, but there are many other languages that can be handy. In our area, we have a large Spanish-speaking population, so Spanish is a commonly taught second language in the schools.
But by the time kids get to school, much of their capacity to easily learn a new language is gone. Starting when a child is a toddler or preschooler is optimal, which leaves more of the responsibility on us as parents.
Cordy has learned some Spanish thanks to her two best friends: Dora and Diego. Not a lot of Spanish – just enough to get me in trouble. Yet somehow, I keep encouraging her to know more Spanish, because I know it will be good for her in the future.
The Parent Bloggers Network sent me the entire DVD set of Kids Love Spanish and asked for my thoughts on it.