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Elmo and Sesame Street Helping our Kids through Tough Times

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It´s no secret now that SpanglishBaby is a real fan of Sesame Workshop and all they do.  They just seem to have it together…for real. In our case of parents raising bi-cultural and bilingual children they constantly give us tools to make the journey more fun and inclusive of our children. Especially in the case of promoting a  bilingual, bi-cultural and global awareness through their shows.  Remember Celia Cruz performing with a cast of muppets?  Or how about Global GroverRead More ...

Video of the Week: La Granja de mi Tío

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I definitely run the risk of sounding naive, BUT I really had no idea how to sing “Old MacDonald had a Farm” in Spanish.  My girl’s been singing it a lot lately and I really wanted to teach her the Spanish version (even though really the only part she sings for now is “E-I-E-I-O”).  I found it on You Tube, of course. The Spanish version is callled “La Granja de mi Tío” and it´s just as catchy as the EnglishRead More ...

Video of the Week::Caillou

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My daughter’s current obsession is Caillou, a Canadian children’s television show based on the books by Christine L’Heureux and illustrator Hélène Desputeaux.  Caillou is a bald-headed, four-year old who loves exploring his world. Caillou is originally broadcast in French, but the Spanish versions can easily be found on YouTube.  PBS airs the English versions in the US. This is one of my girl’s favorite episodes: Caillou y el Gran Tobogán Remember to head over to our new sister site-SpanglishBabyFinds-for yourRead More ...

Yo Quiero Links!

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We’re back!!! I know we’ve been kind of sketchy with our weekly Yo Quiero Links posts, but it’s been a pretty busy summer. Actually, TOMORROW you’ll get to find out what has kept us so busy lately. We can’t wait to share our latest news with you, so we hope you don’t miss our BIG ANNOUNCEMENT In the meantime, here are some pretty cool links we’d like to share with you: 1) Webwire.com: Study Shows Bilingual are Unable to ‘turnRead More ...

This Spanglish Hurts my Ears

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Although I know most people would just find it funny–I mean, even I chuckled when I first heard it–the truth is I was pretty disturbed by what happened a few days ago while my daughter, Vanessa, was building a house with her pink and purple blocks. We were in the living room and she was telling me what she was doing when, all of a sudden, one of the towers she had built toppled to the ground. Her reaction wasRead More ...

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