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Spanglish: “Right” or “Wrong”?

Spanglish: “Right” or “Wrong”? The fact that we even ask this question shows our prejudice. Language, like all things, is continually growing and changing. “Proper” Spanish and English neither came about in a single night or from a single…

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Arrorró, mi niño Bilingual Children’s Book Review

Bilingual Children’s Books: Arrorró, mi niño Arrorró, mi niño is excellent book for both parents who are fluent in Spanish and those who may not be fluent.  The author, Lulu Delacre, has lovingly pieced together and illustrated this book…

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La Semana de la Seguridad del Niño Pasajero

La Semana de la Seguridad del Niño Pasajero: 15 al 21 de septiembre, 2013 De acuerdo con la Administración Nacional de la Seguridad del Tráfico en las Carreteras (NHTSA, por sus siglas en inglés) del Departamento de Transporte de…

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Bicultural Parenting Confessions

Confessions of a Bicultural Mom This past year has been busier than ever and I’ve felt guilty too many times about living in the Midwest and about not immersing our daughter enough into Mexican culture.  It’s been hard.  We’re…

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Bilingualism & Bilingual Parenting {Multicultural Mondays}

Bilingual Parenting Isn’t Just About Language This is a Multicultural Mondays post!  To join in, CLICK HERE for details and come back to this post to add your link!  :) So many times I’ve been asked, “Why is raising bilingual kids so important?”…

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Multicultural Mondays Topic for August 6 – Bilingualism!

Multicultural Mondays Topic for August 6 – Bilingualism! So, you may have noticed that I didn’t post anything for Multicultural Mondays the last two weeks.  Well, I had to take a little break to catch up on a few…

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Parenting Bilingual Niños When You’re Not Fluent

Parenting Bilingual Niños Being the parent of a bilingual child isn’t always easy…especially when you’re not fluent. I’ve been teaching my daughter Spanish since birth…a few words here and there, never speaking in full conversations because I have absolutely no…

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5 Fun Spanish Game Sites for Kids!

Online Spanish Game Sites for Kids Are you teaching your little ones Spanish?  Here are 5 great sites for getting started that won’t make them feel like their getting a Spanish lesson.  ;)  They’re fun, super simple and have…

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Raising Bilingual Children: It’s the Little Things

Raising Bilingual Children: It’s the Little Things Not long ago we celebrated a big milestone in our home.  Our daughter learned to roll her R’s. In bilingual homes this is often a big deal, because rolling r’s doesn’t come…

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Words of Affirmation for Bilingual Children

Words of Affirmation for Bilingual Children Today I came across this great Spanish/English printable for parents raising bilingual children.  It’s from an awesome bloguera, Unknown Mami and it’s basically a list of words and phrases for praising your kids…

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Un niño lustrabotas en Bolivia {Spanish Friday}

Crédito de foto: Flickr / César Angel. Zaragoza   Me encontré esta imagen mientras búsquedando fotos para el blog. La pobreza es un sistema tan horrendo. ¿Qué podemos hacer para ayudar a este niño? Para ayudar a los niños como él? Lea la historia sobre los niños trabajadores (escrito por César Angel…

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Es mejor que nos apoyamos unos a otros {#SpanishFriday}

 Image Credit: Flickr / opensourceway   Tantas veces, parece que estamos en una carrera para salir adelante y no nos detenemos a pensar en la gente que está a nuestro lado. Estamos tratando detener éxito, para hacer una diferencia en nuestras vidas, pero muchas veces nos olvidamos que muchas de las personas…

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Bilingual Parenting: Journey Toward Spanish Fluency

Bilingual Parenting: Journey Toward Spanish Fluency Well, it’s been a while since I blogged about my journey towards being bilingual.  A while back, I wrote a post about losing my Spanish and how the criticism from family and friends…

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“Arrorró, mi niño” {WINNER}

  A special thanks to Lee & Low Books for sponsoring this giveaway!  “Arrorró, mi niño” is an excellent book for any bicultural/bilingual home.  It’s been a great book for cuddling up with my daughter at night and I…

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Lo siento, era 'fea' {Spanish Friday}

  Todos hemos sido fea (o feo) en un momento u otro.  Tu sabes … un mocoso, un dolor en el trasero, totalmente desagradable o de otro modo “feo” en personalidad.  Bueno, voy a dar unas disculpas a todos…

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Día de las madres {Spanish Friday}

Día de las madres {Spanish Friday} Pues, oficialmente es el día después del cinco de mayo y fue mucha gente que tenía ganas de celebrar. Pero, ya en nuestra casa, comenzamos a celebrar el dia de las madres! Mi…

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Bilingual Parenting – Infant & Toddler Spanish {The Basics}

We all know that raising bilingual niños is hard, and it’s even worse when you’re not even fluent yourself!  I’m struggling in this situation and I’m constantly looking for new phrases to use with my two year old that…

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1° Spanish Friday

Bueno, hoy es el primer viernes que escribo puro en español y estoy feliz para entrar la comunidad!  Tanto tiempo ha pasado desde que he escrito (o hablado) completamente en español, pero estoy lista para regresar a los estudios.  Sin duda,…

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How I Lost My Spanish

How I Lost My Spanish I usually don’t write too many personal posts because I have trouble believing that anyone would be interested, but after the last one, I just felt like there was so much more to say.…

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