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  1. I don't have kids but I know plenty of people who raise theirs bilingually, and it's an area I'm a little bit familiar with. Young children are like sponges, primed for language acquisition, and they can comfortably absorb several at the same time. They don't require the same degree of effort and exposure that older children and adults do, so you don't need to worry about consistently using Punjabi. If you've got access to Punjabi radio or television, that helps provide some immersion, and your father could make a point of using his own native language in conversation. Don't expect the ch
  2. As amazing as that is, what's really caught me out is that 20 years ago a 64-year-old would be described as "elderly"! She wouldn't even qualify for her pension today.
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