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

Back to {Bilingual} School With Box Tops and Hanes {Giveaway}

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Now that your kids are all geared up for back to school and you’re finally starting to settle back into your routine, you realize that now your agenda starts filling up again with PTA meetings, school fund-raising and more. You can be one step ahead of the game and bring this info to you next school meeting:  You can now order printed Hanes products for your school and redeem the invoice for Box Tops certificates! Don’t all schools need t-shirts,Read More ...

Bilingual Babies: The Sooner, The Better

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We always get asked if there’s a window of opportunity when it’s  the ideal age to raise bilingual kids.  There are actually several windows, or critical periods, for language learning when our brain is more adaptive to absorbing the new language(s), the broadest being from 0 to seven years of age, even before we learn to talk. Bilingual Baby Project–a study presented by researchers of the University of Washington and the University of Texas at San Antonio–concluded that the earlier weRead More ...

Barbie: Princess Charm School DVD {Giveaway}

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  If you are or have ever been a mom of a four year old girl you most likely weren’t able to escape the Barbie and Princess craze. We, for sure, have not and the proof is the box full of Barbies my girl loves to play with day in and day out.  Now she’s also fallen for the Barbie movies that have served to spike up her flourishing imagination even more, lots more. The newest Barbie movie in ourRead More ...

Mexico’s President Takes Us On a Royal Tour

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Mexico The Royal Tour Peter Greenberg Vme PBS

Can you imagine being taken on an all-access tour that crisscrosses the rich and diverse country of Mexico with the one person that holds the golden master key: the President?  Well, that’s exactly the VIP virtual treatment you will get on September 22nd when PBS broadcasts nationwide Mexico The Royal Tour, hosted by Peter Greenberg. Greenberg, the nation’s most-respected travel news journalist, has already been on royal tours with the president of Peru, the Prime Ministers of Jamaica and New Zealand andRead More ...

Washed Up in Paradise

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Where does everything we consume, all those packages all our stuff is so dearly wrapped in and we carelessly dispose of? At least some of it is making its way across various oceans and ending up in the once-pristine shores of the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve in Mexico, as documented in these photos by Mexican-born artist Alejandro Durán. Through his Washed Up project, Durán aims to raise awareness to how consumerism and its product of waste is affecting more thanRead More ...

Earthquake Preparedness For Kids en Español {Printable Activity}

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Open publication – Free publishing – More california Yesterday´s news about the quakes in the Washington area (the strongest one ever recorded in D.C.!) me hizo ponerme las pilas and I remembered this coloring book that Ashley Alvarado, from California Watch, had sent me some months ago and I never got the chance to share with you. It´s time. Growing up in a land like El Salvador where Earth always rumbles doesn´t quite mean you´re always prepared for an earthquake emergency.Read More ...

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