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 SpanglishBaby.com and LatinaBloggersConnect.com, 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.

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Twitter: @laflowers

Announcing Winner of My Bilingual School Library Contest

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Last month we launched My Bilingual School Library Contest, something we´ve been wanting to do for over a year. We took so long because we were constantly debating over the best way to conduct it so it would seem fair and unbiased to all. We chose to open it up to popular vote, but failed to see beforehand the many flaws in the way the system was set up. Since many things got out of hand, we decided to closeRead More ...

Need Your Advice To Decide on the Best Pre-School Option

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Yes, I´m selfishly using this space to get some advice from you. I´m actually a bit nervous to even pose this question here because it almost seems obvious that my girl needs to attend a language immersion pre-school, but it´s not so black and white. I´ve complained for years now that there are no viable language immersion pre-schools in the LA area.  For sure, none close to me.  So, when Camila turned 15 months I enrolled her in a familyRead More ...

Gnomeo and Juliet Finally Come Home! {Giveaway}

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Today is the day you get to bring the lovable Gnomeo and Juliet home on DVD and Blu-ray.  Six months ago we got to live this adorable twist on the classic Shakespeare tale on the big screen and now you and your kids can live it all over again. My girl lived it so much that she got up and danced all over the living room when each one of the rocking songs came on.  The movie’s soundtrack is veryRead More ...

3 Ways in Which Theme Parks Can Broaden a Child’s World

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My daughter has always had an extremely energetic and lively spirit. She can be the loudest and most attention-grabber in the room, but only once she´s comfortable with her environment and, especially, if the environment is mostly Spanish-speaking. I have to admit that I´ve been a tad worried that our efforts to immerse her in Spanish all the time aren´t allowing her to fully be herself when she´s with a group of kids that only speak English. Because of that, fiveRead More ...

6 Books to Encourage Clean Air in Our Homes

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How to grow fresh air

I wished I could say I live a totally green and eco life.  I can, however, say I try and try and am conscious about waste and recycling.  Anyone who knows me can tell you I did try cloth diapers, but failed, and that I am the plastic bottle and paper plates, cups, etc police. It´s so easy to carry around your own water and refill it. Why the need to buy cases of plastic bottles that fill up theRead More ...

Gnomeo and Juliet Activity and Coloring Sheets

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I bet you never thought your kids could have so much fun watching gnomes engage in a classic love and war story.  Gnomeo and Juliet blew all of our expectations and now our families can relive it all over again when it comes out on DVD, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Movie Download and On Demand this Tuesday, May 24th.  Phew, that´s sure lots of viewing options there! Click here to download the Gnomeo and Juliet printable activity and coloring sheets forRead More ...

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