the basics of raising bilingual children

If you’re new here, you may not know exactly how to start raising a bilingual child. Many good questions have been answered through our “Ask An Expert” Posts. Even more “How to” advice, reassurances on common concerns and tips can be found just by clicking on the picture above!


Plenty of expert information has been made available through our “Ask An Expert” Series. Click on the picture above for more posts on studies and research done on bilingualism.

SpanglishBaby Dads

Although SpanglishBaby was created by two mamás and our contributors are also moms we know that papás are just as important when raising bilingual kids. Check out these guest posts that were written by a diverse group of dads who chose to raise their kids bilingual. They share their tips and experiences with us.

my child is refusing to speak spanish what can I do?
” ‘Mamá, yo solo hablo inglés,’ were the words I had been dreading for four years and that inevitably came out of my girl’s mouth a few days ago.” – A quote from Ana’s post The Bilingual Rebellion Begins. See? You’re not alone! Check out tips and expert advice on what to do when your child refuses to speak the target language.

learning through food

There’s no denying it, we Latinos love to eat and it’s impossible to teach our niños about culture if we don’t talk about food! ¡Qué rico! Check out our Culture of Food Posts by clicking on the picture!

learning a language through travel immersion

Traveling to a Spanish-speaking country offers not only countless opportunities for language learning, but it’s also the best way to connect with our culture, families and traditions. Come along for the ride by checking out our Cultural Travel posts and also find other amazing destinations for families. Just click on the picture above.

Tap into your child’s creativity by teaching language through the games, art, crafts, and music you’ll discover just by clicking on the picture above. You can also check out our SpanglishBaby Finds section for our latests picks in bilingual kids entertainment!


learning through cultural celebrations

Here is a selection of our holiday posts – celebrating all year with Latin American sabor! Just click away!

celebrity interviews on bilingualism
What do bilingual celebrities have to say about raising children? Check out these exclusive interviews by clicking on the picture above.

A selection of posts about bilingual, bicultural life that will touch your heart.

That’s right – being bilingual is fun and funny at times. These posts strike an upbeat tone. If you’re in need of a smile, check them out.

These posts were a little difficult to categorize, but we’ll know you’ll enjoy them. You know the drill, just click on the image above!