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

Day of the Dead Activity Book {Giveaway}

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I first found the Day of the Dead Activity Book last month when I was browsing on Amazon for Día de Muertos books to add to the round up I was putting together. I totally based a book by its cover and, loving what I could see, I immediately added it to my cart and had it within days in my mailbox. This is one impulse buy I don’t regret. Karl Jones, author, and Steve Simpson, illustrator, just released thisRead More ...

15 Día de Muertos Crafts Your Kids will Love!

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Over the years, Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead, has been making its way to the United States and being embraced by all cultures. All Latin American countries celebrate Nov. 1st and 2nd as Día de Muertos or Día de los Difuntos, but most observe it as a somber day of remembrance of those that passed before us. Mexico, on the other hand, has imbued the celebration with rich symbolism and a festive environment that conceives death asRead More ...

How My Local Neighborhood Toy Store Impacted SpanglishBaby

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA). When Camila was born, we lived in a very neighborhood-y area of Los Angeles called Silverlake. We loved that even tough we were smack in the center of the bustling city, we felt like we were in our own little bubble. Yes, the area is famous for its hipster vibe, but that also means it’s got a very creative and independent spirit, and with that comes alongRead More ...

Talking Raising Bilingual Kids on the TODAY Show!

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I’m still in cloud nine. We’ve been trying to land a spot on the TODAY Show for a few years now, but especially after we published our book Bilingual is Better last year. Why? Because we want to bring to a national platform our message that raising kids in more than one language is one of the best gifts you can give them. We have been blessed with interviews on Univision and Telemundo to promote the book, but we wantedRead More ...

Help Us Feed a Dream in Honduras

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I need you to pause for a second with me and visualize what your child’s day would look like if  you didn’t have enough money to send him to school with a packed lunchbox and snack bag or money to buy lunch from school? It’s a tough thing to even imagine, right? Pausing to think about it usually leads to an overwhelming feeling of gratitude that our kids have their basic needs met, no matter how challenging our day-to-day mayRead More ...

La Navidad is Coming to Disneyland Resort: Disney ¡Viva Navidad!

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Can it be true? Can Disneyland Resort really be creating a special 8-week long celebration in “inspired by the warmth and joyous spirit of the Latino culture, filled with holiday traditions, jubilant dancing and exciting music”. ¡Así es! We live so close to Disneyland Resort and are lucky enough to visit the parks many times per year and are always happy to see things like their Día de Muertos altars or Reyes Magos celebrations, but in some way it’s neverRead More ...

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