Bilingual is Better

About: Ana Flores

Ana L. Flores is co-founder of SpanglishBaby and co-author of the book, "Bilingual is Better." A bicultural and bilingual mom who is committed to holding on to her heritage, for over 15 years she's been dedicated to creating content by and for Latinos in the U.S. and in Latin America. Now, through SpanglishBaby.com and LatinaBloggersConnect.com, her boutique agency connecting brands to Latina bloggers, she is living her dream of being a self-motivated entrepreneur and sharing the stories and resources which matter the most to her. Su casa is now in L.A. where family traditions from Mexico, El Salvador, the Netherlands and the U.S. are dearly embraced...en español.

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Twitter: @laflowers

Disney Interactive and Rosetta Stone Celebrate Learning Languages and Cultures with ‘it’s a small world: the animated series’

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We’re excited! Disney Interactive and Rosetta Stone have joined forces to promote the value of learning languages for our kids! Together they have launched a new online original series, it’s a small world: the animated series inspired by the iconic Disney Parks attraction that’s always a must-do during our visits to the parks.  Premiering on Disney.com, Disney’s YouTube network and across Disney’s connected TV apps, the new series does a fabulous job at taking the multicultural and multilingual experience of the attractionRead More ...

#BilingualKids Video of the Week: Practice Conjugations in Spanish

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Not only do we love Baila Baila’s music in Spanish for kids, but now we’re also really enjoying their YouTube channel, especially their “Ayer, Hoy y Mañana con el elefante” created to help children practice easy conjugations in Spanish. So far they have launched three videos in this series, but they promise one per week. Check out this one for the word “jugar” and make sure you subscribe for more! ...

Celebrating the Holidays at Disneyland with World of Color — Winter Dreams

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Disney’s ¡Viva Navidad! isn’t the only thing that got us completely in the Holidays mood at Disneyland Resorts. It’s definitely our favorite because of the special meaning it holds for us, but both Disneyland and California Adventure have been transformed into magical wonderlands for the holidays. One of the many seasonal shows we were excited about experiencing was the transformation of World of Color, the fabulous after-dark spectacle in Disney California Adventure’s Paradise Bay, into “Winter Dreams.” It took aRead More ...

Disney’ s ‘Frozen’: What Does a 6 Year-Old Girl Learn From It?

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Walt Disney Animated Studios’ newest blockbuster princess movie, FROZEN, opens today in theatres everywhere, just in time for the Thanksgiving weekend! We got the chance to see it a few weeks ago and all I can say is that it lives up to all the fabulousness you can already imagine and expect it is coming from the team that created “Tangled” and “Wreck-It Ralph.” Inspired on Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale The Snow Queen, Disney created a spectacular and epic animated musicalRead More ...

#BilingualKids Video of the Week: La Historia de Thanksgiving

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Semillitas Channel on YouTube has a short and fun animated video in Spanish to teach kids a bit about the history of Thanksgiving. ¡Que lo disfruten! For more videos in Spanish about Thanksgiving, check out our Thanksgiving para Niños playlist on YouTube. ...

Gwyneth Paltrow Raises Bilingual Kids and We Say ¡Bravo!

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I have a Google Alert set up with the keywords “Spanish for Children” to monitor that trend for fodder for my posts about raising bilingual kids here and on SpanglishBaby. Yesterday’s email alert was flooded with headlines about Gwyneth Paltrow “urging” and even “forcing” her kids to speak Spanish to her. The gossip headlines ranged from the factual to the sensational. Of course, I quickly started clicking on all of these because I confess to adore Gwyneth for all theRead More ...

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