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A Review of the Movie ‘Lincoln’ from the POV of a Teen

Editor’s note: Michael, a 13-year-old homeschooled teen, is the son of Rachel Matos, one of our occasional contributors and fellow blogger. He had been anxiously awaiting the premiere of “Lincoln,” so we decided it would be great to encourage him to attend an advance screening and give us his personal review.  A year ago, I heard that Steven Spielberg was going to do a movie about my favorite president Abraham Lincoln. I’d been excited ever since. When they released theRead More ...

Putumayo Kids World Sing-Along CD {Giveaway}

We’ve already shared many of our favorite Putumayo World Music CD’s with you. We love that they focus on introducing children to other cultures, and they are a blast to dance and sing along to! Putumayo just released the World Sing-Along CD that features family-friendly jams from around the world. There are a lot of catchy songs to enjoy including two Spanish songs by artist Jorge Anaya who sings a cumbia version of “La Cucaracha,” and Jose Conde and Ola Fresca whoRead More ...

Wreck-It Ralph in Theaters Now

I was invited to a sneak preview of Wreck-It Ralph a few weeks ago, along with a chance to interview the cast of the film. Here are a few things the stars had to say about the making of the film which premieres everywhere today. John C Reilly (voice of Wreck-It Ralph): You were so perfect for this character, I’m just wondering, did you know you had the voice for Wreck-it Ralph because it fit you like a charm? John:ItRead More ...

Tinker Bell Disney Faries Film: The Secret of the Wings {A Giveaway}

Before my daughter Sofía was born, I didn’t know who Tinker Bell was.  Sad, but true!  Now, life, some three years late and I feel like I am a Tinker Bell experta!  So when I was asked to write a review of the newest Tinker Bell Disney Fairies Films, “The Secret of the Wings” or en Español, “El Secreto de las Hadas”, recently released in Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD and Digital on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, I jumped at theRead More ...

Jake and the Neverland Pirates: Jake Saves Bucky DVD {Giveaway}

“Peter Pan” is one of my sons’ favorite movies, so it was no surprise that they would also fall in love with Jake and the Never Land Pirates.  They were thrilled to be able to watch a full-length, high-speed adventure on the high seas as Jake and his crew race to save their ship Bucky from the sneaky Captain Hook. This movie did not disappoint, as there was action, fun, an appearance from Peter Pan, and even a fire-breathing dragon. Read More ...

Watch: Los Monstruos Video for Halloween!

Music with Sara and friends have done it again! They’ve created the most adorable and fun-to-watch video for their catchy tune, Los Monstruos. Sara tells us that Los Monstruos is actually her most-requested song by students ever since she wrote it four years ago. Last week we premiered the song here and today we bring you a first view of the video that will have your kids going “¡Uuuuuuuu!” {insert scary voice}. Oh, and click on the Close Caption option toRead More ...

Los Monstruos: Halloween Song in Spanish by Music With Sara

  Nothing like Halloween to bring out the spooky, silly and funny bone in kids and adults alike. This catchy and easy-to-learn bilingual song, “Los Monstruos,” by our amiga Sara, is sure to get your kids cantando and even howling en español and, in the process, learn the names of their favorite Halloween creatures in English and Spanish! You can click on the above link to purchase the digital track for only $1 and play it to your heart’s content.Read More ...

Quiero mi Baby: Ceceliz & Juan Fernando – Exclusive Interview!

We’re back with Season 2 of MTV Tr3s’s show, Quiero Mi Baby – a series that reveals the realities of cross-cultural parenting, including language, religion and tradition clashes, in addition to many other issues unique to bi/multicultural families. This season has some new, unique couples we’re going to introduce you to! Check out this preview of tonight’s episode and then see our interview with the couple, Ceceliz and Juan Fernando, below. Episode description: “Ceceliz and Juan Fernando were in shockRead 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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