Monthly Archives: July 2014

Will my child sound British? A case study.

Well, that’s an excellent question. Not terribly informative but fun. The first year we were here, we were wondering if our daughter would ever sound less American. Not that there’s a problem with that, but in a household of mixed languages (American/German), with her spending the better part of the day surrounded by British English, […]

I’m back – apologies for the extended leave of absence

Dear Readers, Well, there’s a surprise! I had no idea anyone was reading my posts – and after returning to the world of paid work earlier this year, while continuing in the unpaid but no less challenging world of parenthood, I stopped checking my blog altogether. So, my sincere apologies to those of you who have sent me […]