I know i dont post much but need some advice. I speak french, but not that great (more conversational), but living in Quebec i am picking it up...or trying to at least. Since Gemma was born here and her day care provider speaks french to her all day, it's obvious she's learning french as her first language. At home we speak english to her so she's exposed to both on a daily basis.
Here's my concern, it's not that she's not speaking she is speaking a lot, just i dont hear it. Usually when she's asking for something, she will first ask in french and if i dont get it right away she will point. I feel bad. Not like she's saying large words that im not understanding, im just not listening for "lait" im listening for "milk". I quickly picked up on the words she uses often though. DH is billingual and hears what she says in french and tells me "oh she says this now" which helps me to listen for it. She is very good that she knows what things are in english and french, just says it in french.
Are any of your kids learning two languages at the same time? Will it take her a while before she speaks more english than french? Do you communicate in one language and they reply in another?
I guess im just trying to see if anyone else is dealing with this and if it might help me understand her more.