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

Our Search for a Dual Language Immersion Kindergarten

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It’s hard to believe that in just seven months my girl will be starting a whole new stage in life: kindergarten. That means that we are now deep in the process of touring dual language immersion programs, applications and crossing fingers to get a spot in one of our top choices. Just three years ago when we launched this blog, I visited what was then Benjamin Franklin Elementary school in the Glendale Unified District in California. We wrote a seriesRead More ...

We Are In The Heart of Haiti

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Last week I shared with you that I was about to embark in an adventure of a lifetime with a group of bloggers and the women behind the Heart of Haiti and Fair Winds Trading. I am now here, in the heart of the Republic of Haiti, and I can attest that even though the heart is suffering, it is fiercely pulsating. We’ve now spent two full days here and the best word to describe them is intense. Intensity inRead More ...

Bilingual Kids App: Sara la Pequeña Hada

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  Sara la Pequeña Hada is simply a fantastic collection of stories turned into interactive apps and ebooks of the highest quality. Sanoen, a new digital publisher from Barcelona, has really raised the bar in terms of paying attention to detail in their creation of their first digital storybook, “¡La abuela se pierde!”  from the collection which includes “interactive participation, surprises and games, but the main objective is always reading.” Both the iPad app narrative  and the kindle eBook areRead More ...

Life’s Messy Moments Are Worth Sharing {Video}

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One of the things you don’t realize once you become a mom is how seriously messy your life becomes…in so many ways. No one can prepare you for the first diaper explosion (my husband had to deal with that one, ¡el pobre!), the projectile bursts of milk, or a closet full of stained shirts. We go through them and somehow survive and it all becomes part of the messy moments in life file. But, some are just bigger and muchRead More ...

Bilingual Kids App: Princesses Learn Spanish

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If you have a Princess lover in your hands (like I do) and you´re looking for an app to expose her to basic words and expressions in Spanish, then check out Princesses Learn Spanish from Early Languages. The app is free for iPad and iPhone and includes one free Snow White set with a story, games and songs. Additional story sets are Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty for $1.99 each. If you want an immersive Spanish environment, then this is notRead More ...

A Look Into the New Club Mi Maseca

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Among the many foods my husband and I crave from Mexico, enfrijoladas and chilaquiles definitely top the list. My husband is always saying that the enfrijoladas they made in his house growing up were the best (so were the quesadillas and chiles rellenos and romeritos and the list goes on and on and on!) So you can imagine I am measured with a really long stick any time I attempt to make any really Mexican meal. I definitely need inspirationRead More ...

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