Tackling bilingual childrearing one blog post at a time

Tackling bilingual childrearing one blog post at a time

When Roxana Soto and Ana Flores retired from careers in TV and print journalism and became mothers, they were both amazed at the misinformation and lack of resources for parents who wanted to raise their kids bilingually and biculturally. So, they started SpanglishBaby, an online community dedicated to raising bilingual children.

SpanglishBaby is more than a blog (although it does have excellent daily blog posts with expert advice). It’s committed to providing resources to answer any and every question that might arise. Sections include ‘Must Reads,’ ‘Daily Learning,’ ‘The Culture of Food,’ ‘Ask an Expert,’ and ‘La Tiendita,’ among others.

La Bloga writes about SpanglishBaby:

According to Soto, Spanglish Baby‘s first year has been full of both challenges and surprises. Among the former she cites the typical trials of starting a blog: building consistent traffic and creating fresh and interesting content. A loyal readership has emerged over the past months and, to celebrate this and its successful first year, Soto and Flores completely redesigned the blog, allowing readers to navigate the site more easily and to have a more participatory role. They’ve also added five regular contributors who, according to the editors, provide fresh perspectives on bilingual parenting on a weekly basis.

Check it out here! www.spanglishbaby.com

Linguist Spotlight: “Translation is a constant challenge to improve what you do”

September 8, 2020

At Multilingual Connections, we work with hundreds of talented linguists across the globe who are experts at translation, transcription, subtitling, and more. When we pair each project with the best linguist for the job, we take into consideration their native language, region, and area(s) of expertise to achieve the highest quality of linguistic accuracy and …

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Multilingual communication in the remote learning world

August 31, 2020

In the COVID era, schools are scrambling to identify the right path forward for their students, teachers and staff – and ultimately for their families. With pivot after pivot, from in-person to virtual, from wait-and-see to hybrid and back to 100% virtual, there are so many factors for elementary schools, high schools and universities to …

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Linguist Spotlight: Getting to Know Rema and Takafumi

July 22, 2020

At Multilingual Connections, we work with hundreds of talented linguists across the globe who are experts at translation, transcription, subtitling, and more. How do we pair each project with the best linguist for the job? We take into consideration their native language, region, and area(s) of expertise to achieve the highest quality of linguistic accuracy …

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Leading a Successful Global Team

June 29, 2020

This month we would like to introduce Mariela, a Team Lead at Multilingual Connections. Mariela joined our team as a Transcription Project Manager with many years of experience in multimedia and translation under her belt. And over the last six years, she has worked on hundreds of creative projects and has contributed immensely to our …

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Black Lives Matter: Amplifying Global Voices

June 12, 2020

Multilingual Connections is committed to being an inclusive environment and helping global voices be heard. We stand in solidarity with the Black community against systemic racism, oppression and police brutality, and we are committed to amplifying the voices of those who have long been unheard and working to affect positive change in our country and …

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“Translation is a Combination of Variety, Novelty, and Challenge”

June 2, 2020

At Multilingual Connections, we work with hundreds of talented linguists across the globe who are experts at translation, transcription, subtitling, and more. How do we pair each project with the best linguist for the job? We take into consideration their native language, region, and area(s) of expertise to achieve the highest quality of linguistic accuracy …

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How to Record Virtual Calls for Transcription

May 21, 2020

As a result of the pandemic, many companies have moved their employees from office workspaces to working from home indefinitely. So, instead of hopping into a company conference room for a department meeting or a manager’s office for a one-on-one check-in, team members are now going virtual with their meetings and other workplace needs.

Building Language Quality at Multilingual Connections

May 11, 2020

At Multilingual Connections, all of our team members bring their perspective and experience to the process  – both professionally and personally. This month we would like to introduce Osvaldo de la Torre, a Language Quality Manager at Multilingual Connections. Osvaldo joined our team as a Spanish editor and has worked on hundreds of projects over …

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Becoming a Translator: More Freedom and Opportunity

May 6, 2020

Multilingual Connections works with hundreds of talented linguists across the globe who are experts at translation, transcription, subtitling, and more. To reward the linguists who go above and beyond, we recognize one “Linguist of the Month” based on their exceptional quality, reliability, and their general amazingness. 

Engaging Our Global Team Part 2: COVID Connections

April 30, 2020

With half our team based in the Chicago area and half global, engaging our remote team has always been top of mind. In late December of last year, we shared a blog about our white elephant gift exchange across eight countries as an example of how we’re working to keep everyone engaged, connected and having …

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