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About: Roxana A. Soto

Roxana is a bilingual and bicultural mamá to Vanessa, an inquisitive second-grader, and Santiago, an adventurous preKindie – both of whom are growing up between two worlds and in two languages. A long-time journalist, Roxana oversees SpanglishBaby's editorial content.

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Wordless Wednesday: ¿Dónde está Vanessa?

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Me encanta el otoño en Colorado… y a mis hijos ¡más! ...

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I love the holidays, but one thing I definitely don’t like is the amount of money I usually end up spending — especially if we travel overseas to visit my family back home in Peru or my husband’s family in Puerto Rico. This year, however, we’re not going anywhere, and I’ve decided I’m going to take a different approach when it comes to my holiday shopping. So besides doing what every single expert will tell you are the best tipsRead More ...

Week in Links for #BilingualKids — Nov. 17

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“English Only” Laws Divide and Demean by Warren J. Blumenfeld on The Huffington Post — One of my favorite reads this week. Warren, and associate professor at Iowa State University’s School of Education, writes clearly and convincingly about why “English Only” laws should not exist. Can Bilingualism Help With Rescuing Children From Poverty from Science 2.0 — A study has found that children with low socioeconomic backgrounds who are raised bilingual have better cognitive skills than their monolingual peers. AnRead More ...

4 Trabalenguas Your Bilingual Kids Will Love

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Do you love trabalenguas? I do, but it never really occurred to me that tongue twisters are a great tool to reinforce my kids’ Spanish. I mean, I’ve recited a couple of my favorite here and there, but I hadn’t taken the time to formally introduce Vanessa to them til this weekend. About four weeks ago, my family and I went to San Diego for my stepson’s graduation from the Marines. Although we were only there for a long weekend,Read More ...

Week in Links for #BilingualKids — Nov. 10

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La Doppia Vita from Language Magazine — A thorough article by our very own expert, Simona Montanari, about the proven benefits of dual language immersion education through the lens of the own Italian-English program she helped get started in Los Angeles. Born To Be Bilingual by François Grosjean from Life as a Bilingual — A letter written by the esteemed Prof. Grosjean on the birth of his first grandchild. Congratulation to him and his family and what a lucky little baby thisRead More ...

Take Your Bilingual Kids on a Cultural Journey Aboard a Cruise

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It’s been two weeks since my family and I got back from one of the most memorable vacations we’ve spent together — a Western Caribbean cruise aboard the world’s largest ship, Allure of the Seas, courtesy of Fisher-Price and Royal Caribbean — and my kids are still talking about it. We sailed from Port Everglades in Ft. Lauderdale and after two days at sea, we docked in Labadee, Haiti. It was a great opportunity for me to practice my FrenchRead More ...

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