Passing Along Your Native Language: The Struggle Is Real

Passing Along Your Native Language: The Struggle Is Real

At TruFluency Kids, we’re all about helping your children become bilingual in English and Spanish. Some of our clients are English-speaking parents who want their kids to learn Spanish. But we also work with families where at least one parent is a native Spanish...
Can Duolingo Make Your Child Fluent?

Can Duolingo Make Your Child Fluent?

Hello, friends and fellow language lovers! I’m Micah Bellieu, the founder of TruFluency Kids. We’re a company that offers online Spanish lessons for kids age 4 and up, for all fluency levels. But we’re also huge cheerleaders for parents who want their kids to learn...
Why Kids Don’t Speak Their Family’s Language

Why Kids Don’t Speak Their Family’s Language

In the U.S., many people assume that all Latinos are fluent in Spanish. The reality, however, is a lot more complex. According to the Pew Research Center, 75% of U.S. Latinos say they speak Spanish at least “pretty well.” But among U.S.-born Latinos, that number falls...
The Truth About Kids Learning a Second Language

The Truth About Kids Learning a Second Language

Is it necessary for kids to learn a second language? Is it truly beneficial for my children to learn another language if they’re already native English speakers? After all, it is one the most spoken languages in the world, right? How do they learn better? Is it true...
Mistakes Parents Make when Introducing a Foreign Language to Kids

Mistakes Parents Make when Introducing a Foreign Language to Kids

Linda’s native language is Spanish. Once she started her family, she knew she wanted to pass the language on to her daughter, but whenever she tries to have a conversation with her, things don’t go as planned. “It just doesn’t come out”, she says. Her husband, James,...