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 and, 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.

Twitter: @laflowers

Join Our Twitter Chat To Help A Mother Out

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In my effort to be more involved with moms in need in my local community, I accepted to be on the Advisory Board for the local Help A Mother Out chapter in Los Angeles. Help a Mother Out (HAMO) is a grassroots organization founded to raise awareness and help get diapers to families in need. Can you imagine being a mom and not have the resources to buy diapers? Just think about the horrible consequences of that! Not something we thinkRead More ...

The Best of SpanglishBaby in Spanish On Discovery Familia!

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This is a pretty huge and exciting announcement for us! SpanglishBaby has partnered up with Discovery Familia to provide our content on their site en español! Discovery Familia–the only U.S. channel in Spanish dedicated to Latina moms and all that which is important to us–will be translating some of SpanglishBaby´s favorite and most useful articles and publishing them on their site on a special SpanglishBaby-branded blog called Mamás Latinas: Hijos Bilingües In return, we will be sharing with you news andRead More ...

Growing Seeds of Change {Video}

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For years now I’ve toyed with the idea of growing our own fruit and vegetable garden in a raised bed in our backyard. I took a weekend class, I read several blogs and books and had even kinda figured out how to get it done, and then life got chaotic and we never went through with it. It’s still something I really want to do because I love the idea of knowing where some of my food came from andRead More ...

Multilingual Education Fair in Los Angeles

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A good friend tipped me off to this event put together by the Parents Education League for parents looking for multilingual education offers in the Los Angeles area. This Sunday, April 15th from 2:00-5:00 pm you can go to Vistamar school in El Segundo and meet preschools and K-12 public and private schools offering foreign language curriculum and find information about language enrichment programs and products in a single location.  They will also have an arts and crafts area forRead More ...

Walmart Announces Fighting Hunger Together

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Today Walmart announced an initiative to fight hunger by donating a total of 2 million dollars to some of the communities hit the hardest by the downturn in the economy. We are proud to support this campaign not only because we are Walmart Moms, but also because we know this effort turns into real meals for families in real need. Walmart is not doing this alone. Along with four of the nation’s largest food companies — General Mills, ConAgra Foods, Kraft Foods and Kellogg Company —Read More ...

My Easter Confession + More Cascarones Love

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I have to admit the traditional American Easter celebration with bunnies, egg hunts and such still feels new to me. As much as I grew up with both the U.S. and Salvadoran traditions, in El Salvador Easter week was Semana Santa; and that meant a week of beach and religious celebrations. This is honestly the first year we’ve gone all out with a visit from the Easter bunny, an egg hunt and, claro, learning how to make cascarones (confetti EasterRead More ...

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