Services

No expert on raising bilingual kids and want info that actually applies to YOUR family?

Get the answers and information you need for your unique situation. Book a video call or in-person meeting with Anne.

Free discovery call

Wondering how I can help you? Let's connect in a free 15-minute discovery call to see how I can support your family or organization. Contact me here.

Personalized Consultation for Your Family [online or in-person]

In a personalized consultation, we focus on your specific situation, the questions you have about your family and practical strategies and tips that work for your family and goals. Get answers to your questions about raising your child(ren) with more than one language and hands-on strategies and practical tips for your family and unique situation. The consultation is tailored to your family, the particular languages involved in your life and the questions you have and the things you would like to discuss or know more about. Situations that families have asked about include:

  • I just had a baby and want to teach her my language.

  • We are juggling multiple languages in our family and are wondering how to best support our children.

  • We just moved to a new country and our children don't speak the local language.

  • My kids are older and don't speak my language.

  • My children used to be fluent in my language but they don't speak it anymore.

  • My child is already bilingual and we are considering to go into French immersion.

  • I am considering French immersion for my child but I don't speak any French myself.

  • I'm not sure how to navigate our languages now that my children are in school.

  • etc.

Video call 60 minutes CAN$175 (follow-up appointment: CAN$165)

Connect with Anne from anywhere in the world from your phone, desktop, mobile or tablet device. Available world-wide. In English or German. I will send you a questionnaire to complete before the consultation with some information on your family's situation, questions and needs to help me best prepare for our meeting and make it targeted to your family and your questions.

FREE 15-minute discovery call: Feel free to contact me to book a free 15-minute discovery call to see how I can support your family.

In-person meeting 1 hour and 45 minutes CAN$245 (follow-up appointment CAN$235)

One-on-one meeting to discuss how to reach your family's language goals given your unique situation and language combinations. In the Vancouver/Lower Mainland area only (travel fee of $0.68 per km applies outside of North Vancouver). I will send you a questionnaire to complete before the consultation with some information on your family's situation, questions and needs to help me best prepare for our meeting and make it targeted to your family and your questions.

FREE 15-minute discovery call: Feel free to contact me to book a free 15-minute discovery call to see how I can support your family.

Workshops for Bilingual and Multilingual Families [online or in-person]

Hands-on strategies and practical information to help families raise multilingual children

  • How can my child become fluent in both English and my native language?

  • What do I do when my children mix the two languages?

  • What do I do when my children are reluctant to speak my language?

  • Should we send our children to an immersion school? (e.g., French immersion, Mandarin-English immersion)

  • When should my children start to learn English?

  • Does bilingualism cause language delay?

  • What about reading and writing in each language?

Workshops provide parents with answers to their questions as well as hands-on strategies and practical information. In a workshop, participants will:

    • learn numerous practical strategies to address the challenges of bringing up children with more than one language,

    • receive expert answers to their questions about their unique situation and language combinations, and

    • develop an action plan to reach their family's language goals.


Workshops can be tailored to a specific audience. Examples:

  • Raising multilingual children in Vancouver

  • Tips & tricks for families in immersion programs: Your questions answered (e.g., French immersion, Mandarin-English immersion)

  • Welcome to Vancouver: Balancing English and your native language

  • Raising trilingual children

  • Raising children with [insert specific language here] in Vancouver [or another city]

  • Reading and writing in multiple languages

  • etc.

Would you like a workshop for bilingual families in your area? Contact me to request a workshop. We can talk about the details on what you need and how I can support you / what to cover in the workshop or presentation via email or in a free discovery call.

Presentations for Professionals [online or in-person]

Custom presentations on child multilingualism topics for professionals such as early childhood educators, librarians, community health nurses, speech language pathologists, doctors, teachers and school administrators on a variety of topics surrounding multilingual first language acquisition and child multilingualism. Examples:

    • Multilingual literacy: learning to read and write in two or more languages

    • Immersion school programs (e.g., French immersion, Mandarin-English immersion)

    • Bilingualism in children with language disorders

    • Multilingual children in school

    • etc.

Contact me to request a presentation for you and your colleagues. We can talk about the details on what you need and how I can support you / what to cover in the presentation via email or in a free discovery call.