About: Stephanie

Stephanie is a Californian native living with her husband and two children. In 2006 she graduated from San Jose State University and began her career in Early Childhood Education as a Preschool Master Teacher. By 2009 she ran an Early Head Start Family Daycare Home for three years before becoming a full-time Mama in 2012. As a blogger, she writes about her journey through adulthood, parenthood, her Latin/American identity, and offers pictorial step-by-step recipes of her favorite foods. You can find her blog at www.spanglishspoon.com


Twitter: @spanglishspoon

A Día de Muertos Altar Project For Everyone In The Family

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Last year was our first time celebrating Día de Muertos.  Since then, a lot has changed in the way I see this holiday.  It amazes me how much of a spiritual impact the celebration of Día de Muertos has given me.  Last year I didn’t know much about it, so I did a little research, applied what I learned to the same beliefs that my husband and I grew up with, and did my best to weave the old withRead More ...

Ingenio: Magic Numbers & Alphabet Flashcards {Giveaway}

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  Do you have a child beginning to learn to read and write?  Need some help at homework time?  Learning to write is a huge milestone for children, and not all children learn at the same pace.  That is a fact.  I’ve seen children whiz through the process of reading and writing. Others, I have witnessed, struggle with letters such as b, d, and E, as well as numbers, 2, 5, 9, and 6 (which is very common for aRead More ...

Duck Duck Moose: Favorite Spanish Songs for Kids with José-Luis Orozco {Giveaway}

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If you have not yet had the pleasure of hearing Jose-Luis Orozco’s newest CD with Duck Duck Moose, Favorite Spanish Songs For Kids, you MUST! It is a brilliant arrangement of bilingual music made for both English and Spanish speakers filled with Latin and American classics that both parents and their children (or teachers and students) will enjoy for sure. The variety of tempo and rhyme in the music and lyrics provides a balanced range of lessons that help withRead More ...

Sukey’s Circle! Bilingual Mini Shows DVD {Giveaway}

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  Sukey’s Circle! Vol. 3: Mini Shows, a bilingual DVD with 15 mini televised episodes featured on Baby First, is the perfect example of what a true circle time should be for young children.  Circle time for young children is one of the hardest jobs (at least for me it was) to do well because children are always growing at different stages.  From the moment a baby is born, his instinct is to learn, grow, and make connections with the world aroundRead More ...

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