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

Antonio Banderas Tells Us Why Language Connects Our Children to Culture {Video}

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<iframe width=”600″ height=”450″ src=”” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Antonio Banderas probably never dreamed that his character of Puss, which was first introduced in Shrek 2, would take him down a magical road that is making a huge stop at the end of this year with the premiere of his own starring role as Puss in Boots. We were part of a small group of bloggers and media invited to get a sneak peek of the first hilarious 13 minutes of the filmRead More ...

Why We Joined the Moms Clean Air Force

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Living in Los Angeles is not for the faint of heart. We live with the constant threat of tsunamis, wild fires, earthquakes (too often referred to as “The Big One”), and contaminants in our air. You can say it’s the price we pay to live in average 72-degree climate and under the most gorgeous skies, not to mention our sunsets, mountain ranges, sushi and beaches (albeit freezing waters!). Last week was an intense one, to say the least, with theRead More ...

Wilmer Valderrama Tells Us About His Bilingual Upbringing {Video Interview}

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{Scroll down for video interview with Wilmer Valderrama} Last week we were invited to interview “Handy Manny” star Wilmer Valderrama and Carolina Lightcap, President, Disney Channels Worldwide, to celebrate the “Magic of Healthy Living” as they helped build a KaBOOM! Disney Junior community-based play space in Inglewood’s Queen Park in California. Joining Valderrama and Lightcap were over 200 local volunteers and Disney VoluntEARS, who together helped make the play space a reality, ensuring that every child in the community hasRead More ...

Shake it Up {Printable Activity Sheet}

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Shake it up with your kids doing this fun maracas activity to teach and reinforce numbers in Spanish! Click here to download a PDF with the Maracas Shake it Up activity. The download will automatically start as soon as you click. Check your computer´s download folder to find the files. Thanks to The Bilingual Fun Company for providing this activity. You can follow them on Twitter and Like their Facebook page which is always bustling with information. Tell us, areRead More ...

Heart Healthy Tips from Dr. Aliza Lifshitz {Video + Giveaway}

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The American Heart Association celebrates March as the National Nutrition Month and a time to “make simple steps part of your life for long-term benefits to your health and your heart.” As you read last week in our post titled “Latinas: Our Heart Truth,” heart disease is the #1 leading cause of death among women, especially Latinas.  Today we continue to address such an important topic by sharing with you this interview with Dr. Aliza Lifshitz who offers several ofRead More ...

Mamá Meltdown

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Mama Meltdown---SpanglishBaby

I was not a good mamá this morning. I lost my patience big time and entered into the biggest battle of wills with a tiny person with a really strong head (guess where she gets that from?!) This week I finally started committing to a resolution I´ve had to wake up at 5:30 am to have some ME time. The day goes by so quickly with mom-duties, house-duties and business-duties that I never get around to the me-duties.  After consideringRead More ...

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