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Disney’s ¡Viva Navidad! Street Party Celebrates Latino Culture and Language {Video}

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My family and I are lucky to be able to go to Disneyland quite frequently, but I can attest that never have we felt so thrilled and felt so at home as we did last week when we were invited to the media event for Disney’s ¡Viva Navidad! at California Adventure. I already shared with you a sneak peek with a few Instagram videos I took, but I promised you more and here it is! I got the chance toRead More ...

Raising a Bilingual Kid: Useful Do’s and Don’ts

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We all know that once we committed to raising bilingual kids, we embarked in a journey that is not always as black and white as it may seem. You may have chosen the best method of raising children in two or more languages that works for your family, or maybe you found an excellent dual immersion program that can provide much of the necessary input. In any case, there are a few things to keep in mind across the board thatRead More ...

Sneak Peek at Disney’s ¡Viva Navidad! Street Fiesta

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Last night we were invited to the premiere of Disney’s first-ever celebration of La Navidad: ¡Viva Navidad! Located in Paradise Gardens at Disney California Adventure Park, Disney’s ¡Viva Navidad! is a Latin-themed holiday street party that’s toda una fiesta con verdadero sabor navideño! From the music that includes Mexican mariachi and samba, to the folkloric dance, colorful pageantry and just overall festive environment that Disney got just right. Of course, the fun is led by The Three Caballeros with a very specialRead More ...

10 Baby Registry Must-Haves for New Moms

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Huggies. As always, all opinions are my own. As soon as the first trimester uneasiness starts to subside, most new moms start to focus their attention on getting ready for the arrival of their baby. A highlight of all that expectation is preparing the nursery and setting up the baby registry. For moms like me that have family and friends spread out all over the country and even internationally, it’s important to have aRead More ...

What Does Real Health Mean to You?

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Disclosure: This post is Sponsored by Anthem Blue Cross. One of the things I adore about my life in social media, both as the co-founder of SpanglishBaby and the founder of Latina Bloggers Connect, is the opportunity to work on campaigns that allow me to go beyond my normal comfort zone. Although the topic of raising bilingual and bicultural kids is always front and center on this blog, we often get a bit personal where it comes to the real issuesRead More ...

Celebrate the Uniqueness of Your Neighborhood Toy Store

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA). Sometimes I think that when my daughter and I visit our favorite neighborhood toy stores she must feel the same way I do when I walk into a local book store or unique boutique: welcomed, at ease and with an urge to just hang and “play” with all the books or items that feel were hand-selected just for me. It’s no different with kids in neighborhood toyRead More ...

The Ideal Playlist of Spanish Children’s Songs to Take On the Road

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This post is sponsored by Toyota Prius. All opinions and stories are my own. If there’s one thing that can get my family of three on the verge of a serious disagreement it is the music we listen to. My husband goes from heavy rock to cool indie. I love my Latin indie pop and rock, as well as some salsa, cumbia and merengüe for those lift-me-up moments. Camila is totally getting into top of the charts pop music,Read More ...

Getting Lost in a Corn Maze

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We didn’t have to travel too far last weekend to find a farm in the Valley that hosts one of the most fun fall harvest adventures: a huge corn maze! Forneris Farms is not only well known for its fabulous and huge pumpkins, but also because every year they carve out a wild corn field of over 4 acres of twists and turns that takes close to an hour to get through. After checking out the corn maze online, weRead More ...

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