In which I connect the Spanish Armada and Hannah’s Move to a Big Girl Bed

I just spent the morning recording and pushing out a new podcast episode on the summer of 1588 when England successfully defended her borders from the Spanish Armada, intent on invading and overthrowing Protestant Elizabeth.  At the same time, my babygirl is transitioning from her crib into a big girl…

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Raising a bilingual baby (and brushing up on Deutsch as an adult)

Personal share here: My dad is from formerly East Germany – Leipzig – and came to the US when he was a teenager in the 1950’s.  By the time I was born, in the 70’s, he had stopped speaking German very much other than when he was having an argument…

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