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How to Celebrate Three Kings Day/Día de Reyes at Disneyland Resort

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Disneyland Resort celebrates the holidays in Latin-style with “Disney ¡Viva Navidad!”. The grand finale is a commemoration of the Three Kings Day/Día de Reyes from Jan. 3-6, 2014. As we shared with you when the  ¡Viva Navidad! celebrations started last month, we’ve been extremely excited by the way our culture is being interpreted for our kids to immerse themselves in it. From the fabulous Street Party with Mojiganga puppets, mariachi and samba music, folkloric dancers and the Three Caballeros and MickeyRead More ...

Disneyland’s Pozole Recipe for Día de Reyes {Video}

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Disneyland Resort has been celebrating la Navidad a lo grande with “Disney ¡Viva Navidad!” throughout the holiday season with beautiful shows, music, activities and food that celebrates nuestra cultura. The grand finale is an observance of Día de Reyes from Friday, Jan. 3 to Monday, Jan. 6. We were there for a media event to capture some of this Three Kings Day magic, happening at Paradise Pier Gardens in Disney’s California Adventure Park, and got the chance to meet withRead More ...

Our Bilingual Family’s Proudest Holiday Moment

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La Plaza Olvera is where the heart of Mexican culture in Los Angeles beats. This is where all the tourists go to in downtown to get a feel of a traditional plaza with its mercadito, churros, tamales and obligatory knick knacks to buy. But Olvera Street is more than a tourist spot, it’s a historical landmark known as “the birthplace of Los Angeles,” or Nuestra Ciudad de Los Angeles. So imagine how thrilled we were when Camila’s Spanish music teacherRead More ...

6 Tips to Prepare for Baby’s Arrival

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Huggies. As always, all opinions are my own. Nothing can really prepare you for that magical day when your baby arrives home for the very first time and all of a sudden you’ve truly become a family. You’ve spent months dreaming about this day and making sure every single detail is in order. The nesting stage seems to have put you in overdrive when it comes to making sure that everything your baby willRead More ...

You’re Invited: Celebrating “La Familia de Hoy” with a Bilingual Twitter Fiesta

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Johnson & Johnson and Latina Bloggers Connect. We love celebrating Latino and bicultural families every single day, so we’re thrilled to partner with Johnson & Johnson and Univision in their quest to find “La Familia de Hoy” — a modern, authentic and active family that represents a los hispanos and shares our passions. The three familias that are in the voting stage to become “La Familia de Hoy” and spokes family for Johnson &Read More ...

Celebrating the Holidays at Disneyland with World of Color — Winter Dreams

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Disney’s ¡Viva Navidad! isn’t the only thing that got us completely in the Holidays mood at Disneyland Resorts. It’s definitely our favorite because of the special meaning it holds for us, but both Disneyland and California Adventure have been transformed into magical wonderlands for the holidays. One of the many seasonal shows we were excited about experiencing was the transformation of World of Color, the fabulous after-dark spectacle in Disney California Adventure’s Paradise Bay, into “Winter Dreams.” It took aRead More ...

Gwyneth Paltrow Raises Bilingual Kids and We Say ¡Bravo!

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I have a Google Alert set up with the keywords “Spanish for Children” to monitor that trend for fodder for my posts about raising bilingual kids here and on SpanglishBaby. Yesterday’s email alert was flooded with headlines about Gwyneth Paltrow “urging” and even “forcing” her kids to speak Spanish to her. The gossip headlines ranged from the factual to the sensational. Of course, I quickly started clicking on all of these because I confess to adore Gwyneth for all theRead More ...

Día de Muertos Celebration in Los Angeles {Video}

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Toyota. As always, all opinions and stories are our own. bitly.com/gplegal It’s been almost a month since we celebrated Día de Muertos at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles, but my husband finally got around to editing this video and I wanted to share it with all of you! My girl and I got dressed up and had some fun taking pictures from inside our Toyota Prius V while my husband drove usRead More ...

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