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

¡Feliz Cumpleaños Dr. Seuss! {Giveaway}

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107.  That’s how many birthdays Dr. Seuss is celebrating on March 2nd; and, no, it’s not in cat years!  PBS Kids is having a party by airing a two-hour marathon of The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!, the popular educational show that supports young children’s science learning with Dr. Seuss’ whimsical style. The two-hour marathon will include the premiere of these two episodes: “Incredible Journey/Bamboozled”–The Cat introduces Nick and Sally to two incredible creatures, Salmon SamRead More ...

Educational Apps of the Month–February

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Wow..this was a short month! I feel I just finished writing last month´s, and the first one in the series, Educational Apps of the Month post. As I mentioned last time, most of the apps we´ve reviewed are for the iTunes apps platform just because that is what I use. However, Susan jumped in on the apps game and wrote a review of several Android apps for bilingual kids. Check it out. Now on to our Educational Apps spotlight forRead More ...

Bambi Coloring and Activity Sheets

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Walt Disney Home Studios is releasing Bambi from the infamous Disney Vault for a limited time only.  The classic tale we loved as kids, and Disney’s fifth full-length animated classic feature, has been digitally restored and added to the Walt Disney Diamond Collection of the studio’s most prestigious animated movies.  As of March 1st, we can relive parts of our childhood with our kids  and experience together the power of friendship and love through the endearing characters of Bambi, Thumper,Read More ...

A Celebrar: International Mother Language Day

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Today many of us are home with the kids in observance of the President´s Day national holiday.  Coincidentally, this year it fell on the same day as another celebration which has been held around the world every February 21st since the year 2000.   Yes, it is called International Mother Language Day and it was proclaimed as such by the UNESCO. “International Mother Language Day has been observed every year since February 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity andRead More ...

I Used to Dance. ¿Qué Pasó?

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How is it that once we become moms we lovingly give so much of ourselves that we slowly let those elemental pieces of our soul fade away?  Not only am I a mom, but a WAHM, that has to constantly juggle the dance between bringing in cash for my part of the home budget and being an involved mom and wife.  In an effort to do it all, I forget about myself. Yes, it´s the same old whiny, whiny motherRead More ...

My Girl Needs Speech Therapy. No, It Has Nothing to do With Her Being Bilingual!

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Camila drawing

Yes, that´s right. We´ve hit the dreaded speech development wall.  My girl, Camila, turned 3 years old in August.  She´s been making sounds and talking up a storm as soon as she discovered she could. She has never been the calladita type.  She´s loud, full of energy and always has something to say.  Problem is, only a handful of people actually understand what she is saying. She is up to speed with the amount of words in her bilingual repertoireRead More ...

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