The topic of this website is not just about raising children bilingually, but focuses on bilingual parenting in a foreign language, i.e. parents who are not native speakers.
Instead of "Bilingual" in the title I should have better used "Multilingual", because I don't want to expel those families who raise there children in more than two languages. But as the term "bilingual" is used more or less as a synonym to "multilingual", I give in to the general usage.
Intuitively, being bilingual means for most people "having a native-speaker-like control of two languages", i.e. that he or she can be taken for a native speaker in both languages by corresponding native speakers. I think this is a rather strong concept which seldom coincides with reality. It is the highest possible level of bilingualism and can be seen as an ideal. Such people are sometimes referred to as being equilingual.
There are many interesting websites about this topic, but one is of special interest to me, because it is about Bilingual Parenting in a Foreign Language. You want to know, why I am personally interested in this site, then have a look at our Family Background at this side or you can find an updated version here: our experiences
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