Using ASL to Learn a Foreign Language

  I’m the kind of person who likes to try new things. Every now and then an opportunity comes up and I can’t resist the urge. Right now, I have a student of mine who happens to also be fluent in American Sign Language (ASL). I’ve been teaching her Russian for a while now, and […]

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Help Wanted!

It’s finally here, please help us make it better! After nearly a year of research, planning, writing, translating, recording and editing, we finally have a live version of our first language-learning ebook with embedded audio available on Kindle!  Max and Mom Go Shopping, a bilingual English/Russian story is designed to help your child learn Russian […]

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The New Look!

My wife and I have a 1-year-old at home right now. She is sweet, smiley, joyful, and has Daddy wrapped around her finger.  So far, she has been pretty content to eat whatever baby mush or teething puffs we put in front of her.  That is, until she got to sample a lick of ice […]

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Updates are coming!

  Here at Family Language Solutions, LLC, we are excited to see the way things are growing and changing! Our first line of products is about to be released, we’re starting language tutoring services, and we have plans in the works for more improvements to our services in the future.  Because of these changes, we […]

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Say What Now? Orality, Literacy, and How We Should Be Learning Language

An Unexpected Encounter My family and I were in Tbilisi, the capital of the Republic of Georgia, several years ago.  Tbilisi is one of those hidden gems of the world.  Nestled in the foothills of the Caucasus mountains, the city is filled with beautiful sights, warm, welcoming people and, in my humble opinion, the most […]

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Going Through Culture Shock With Your Kids

Culture Shock B.C. (Before Children) I remember the first time I left the country.  I went to Honduras with some college friends to visit some of their friends.  This was no tourist trip to Roatan.  We went native and visited locals in their houses and hiked the trails to visit people in mountain villages.  We rode […]

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