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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

The Secret World of Arrietty Enthralls

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If you are looking for a different kind of movie to watch with your kids this weekend, I definitely recommend The Secret World of Arrietty, opening tomorrow, February 17th, in theaters everywhere. I have a four year daughter and I can honestly say she was enthralled by The Secret World of Arrietty, as was I. I´ve been a longtime fan of Studio Ghibli movies (Ponyo, Spirited Away) and was delighted that Disney decided to bring us the English version ofRead More ...

Our Date With Jake and the Never Land Pirates!

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Camila is now hooked on pirates, thanks to the Disney Jr. show, Jake and the Never Land Pirates. We tune onto it using the SAP (Second Audio Program) option so we can watch el niño pirata en español on his adventures with the naught Captain Hook. So we jumped when we got an invite from Disneyland Parks to attend a Disney Parks Blog meet up at Disney California Adventure park to be part of a Jake and the Never LandRead More ...

The Spanish Immersion Lottery is Today!!!

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Yes, I am so, so, so nervous about this! As you know, we’re in the process of applying to dual language immersion programs in our area and we’ve got our heart set in our girl being accepted into the Spanish dual immersion program at Franklin Magnet School, aka International Foreign Language Academy of Glendale. Today is the day the public lottery is held and we’ll know if our girl’s name gets drawn to be amongst the 24 or so childrenRead More ...

Your Favorite Dichos

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Last week we had lots of fun asking the SpanglishBaby Familia on Facebook to share with us their favorite dichos. You know, those proverbial and poetic phrases full of wisdom you heard again and again from your abuela, tías, mamá y papá and now you find yourself repeating (and preaching!) to your kids at any given moment. You suddenly realize you inherited more from your mami than only her good skin and laugh. The other beauty about dichos is thatRead More ...

A Day In The Spotlight

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Cool Whip whipped topping was looking for busy moms who, somehow, still find the time to make every day special for their families and that was something I could definitely identify with. And, well…they found me! And by “found” I mean they invited me to be one of four bloggers to be part of a their new national print advertising campaign. Yes, national…as in our pictures will appear inside the pages of magazines I actually buy. The invitation was aRead More ...

Lady And The Tramp: Diamond Edition on Blu-ray and DVD {Giveaway}

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The Diamond Edition of Lady and The Tramp, the adorable story about puppy love will be released February 7th  on Blu-ray and DVD. This song-filled Disney classic is coming out just before Valentine’s day for your family to enjoy. And as always with Disney movies, your niños can enjoy La Dama y el Vagabundo en español! My girl was anxiously awaiting this one because she´s totally at the age where she´s learning about love and the classic spaghetti scene had her blushing andRead More ...

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