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The Rescue: Inspired by ParaNorman

My son and I were given the opportunity to visit the set of ParaNorman – a new stop-motion film by LAIKA studios that is currently in the works to hit theaters in August. We learned a lot about stop-motion animation. Wow! It is quite a process. We were so inspired we could not wait to get home and create a little video ourselves as part of our homeschooling art project. Of course, all I had in mind was a simple,Read More ...

Meet the Disneynature Chimpanzees

Weeks ago I got treated to a screening of Disneynature´s “Chimpanzee;” little did I know, that being inside this theater would feel like immersing myself into the private lives of a group of African primates with emotions that felt so close to ours. I got a tiny peek of what it  looks and feels like to be inside the lives of a family of chimps which have to be savvy, courageous and united just to survive. I also got toRead More ...

Vamos Con Bo! on Discovery Familia

The days where kids just sit in from of the television and watch characters go on adventures is coming to an end, thanks to shows like Vamos con Bo. Keeping our niños active and healthy is very important to us parents and fun for our kids. What’s great about Vamos Con Bo is that it encourages a love for an active lifestyle in our kids, and it’s en Español! Bo is an young heroine who is as energetic and curious asRead More ...

IMAX: Born to be Wild

  Last year we took out daughter to watch her first IMAX film at the age of three. The film was Born to be Wild, an endearing story of two women living in different countries, but both running orphanages for baby animals: one for elephants and the other for orangutans. Narrated by Morgan Freeman, “IMAX: Born to be Wild” enchanted my daughter the whole way through. What’s not to love about a bunch of baby orangutans leaping around in diapersRead More ...

Quiero Mi Baby Premieres on Tr3s and Celebrates Bilingual/Bicultural Parenting!

Eli Jas, singer of the bilingual theme song "De Nuevo" for Quiero mi Baby on Tr3s

Tr3s has announced Quiero Mi Baby – “a new series spotlighting bicultural parents as they tackle baby names, religion, superstitions, immigration, language & more.” Show premiers today at 9pm, April 16th and we’re excited to to glimpse into the lives of this generation of bilingual and bicultural parents! Quiero Mi Baby’s bilingual theme song is sung by a rising Latin star, Eli Jas, who we got the opportunity to interview. Check it out! I heard your song Tú Me HacesRead More ...

POCOYO Fun and Games DVD Vlog {Giveaway}

Hola! We are back and this week we have a very special review and giveaway for you. We were sent the new POCOYO DVD Fun and Games to watch and my little man and I thought it would be fun to introduce POCOYO and his friends Pato, Elly, Loula and Sleepy Bird by doing a VIDEO! So sorry about being cut off there – arrrrggg technology! But as you saw, kids love POCOYO which you can watch on Nick Jr.Read More ...

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey

   Like our  niños many of us are fans of Elmo, the not-so-monstrous Sesame Street monster. He’s definitely won us over with his friendly voice, and a laugh that we could recognize anywhere. But how many of us know who is behind the voice? Some of you might recall when Elmo spoke to SpanglishBaby en Español… un poquito; well, now we will get to meet Elmo’s puppeteer and creator, Kevin Clash.  The award-winning documentary,  Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey is premieringRead More ...

Jake and the Neverland Pirates: Peter Pan Returns DVD {Easter Giveaway}

Many of our niños know and love Jake and the Neverland Pirates, and we hope many of you tuned in to watch Jake and the Neverland Pirates: Peter Pan Returns. During this one hour special Peter Pan has lost his shadow. So, of course, he returns to Neverland to seek help from his adventurous kid pirate pal Jake. However, their mission is soon interrupted by the devious Captain Hook. Today you can take Jake and the Neverland Pirates: Peter PanRead More ...

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Spanish Book Review: El Viaje de Magélica {Giveaway}

As a mother of two and a Kindergarten teacher, I often wonder about the imagination of children and if it is being fostered enough. We Read more ...

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey’s Super Adventure –Review {Giveaway}

I loved watching Enzo’s face as he watched Super Mickey Mouse and his friends, Wonder Minnie, Super Power Pup, Super Good , Dynamo Read more ...

Las Posadas Craft: Make Your Own Farolitos

Disclosure: As a participant in the Walmart Moms Program, I’ve received product samples and compensation for my time and efforts in Read more ...

Ingenio Smart Play Pad (Interactive Learning Toy)

Ingenio’s Smart Play Pad is one of those toys your child will love tapping to discover new sounds that make up letters, colors, and Read more ...

Multilingual Christmas App: Pango en Navidad

You might remember Pango, the adorable blue raccoon, from our previous review of Pango Imaginary Car. Developer Studio Pango has just Read more ...

Sending Navidad Greetings with Hallmark Go Cards

I am part of the Windows Champions Program. As a Windows Champion on behalf of SpanglishBaby, I am loaned a laptop, and, on occasion, Read more ...

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