Camila was busy in the dinning room painting a plastic bracelet and embellishing it with rhinestones while I was in my bedroom hurriedly packing a carry-on for a trip I had to take in just a few hours. I heard her little feet run to the room while she screamed, “Mami, I kissed Roberto!”* Before MORE »
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Ana L. Flores is co-founder of SpanglishBaby, the blog and online community for parents raising bilingual and bicultural kids, as well as co-author of the book, Bilingual is Better: Two Latina Moms on How the Bilingual Parenting Revolution is Changing the Face of America. A bicultual and bilingual Latina born in Houston, Ana was raised in El Salvador and lives with her familia in Los Angeles.
This post is sponsored by Disney Story. To find out more about this brand-new story-creation app – and how it puts the power of storytelling in your hands - click here. The Disney Princess royal court just welcomed one more princess, Merida of Disney-Pixar’s “Brave,” and my family was there to celebrate this historic moment along with almost 200 other mom MORE »
I know the headline of this post is a bit on the terrifying spectrum, but it’s the exact same phrase used on the subheading of a press release issued by Save the Children this week that highlights some of their major findings in this year’s State of the World’s Mother report. What I find astonishing about the MORE »
Mami, I know we’ve talked about this before, but somehow the reel in my memory doesn’t know how to change the movie that it created about that road trip we made from Houston to El Salvador when I was about six years old. You’ve told me I have the details wrong, but I still love MORE »
I wear so many hats in my life as a mom blogger and social media entrepreneur, but never did I think I would also wear Minnie ears as part of what I do! Last week The Walt Disney Company made the official announcement unveiling the Minnie Messengers: Minnie Messengers are bloggers who will act as MORE »
Ah, my internet world of fellow mom bloggers went absolutely loco this morning with reactions over the horribly misguided article the Wall Street Journal published this week: “The Mommy Business Trip,” in reference to the blogging conferences we are so fond of. The outrage exploded because they featured one of our very own — the MORE »
As obvious as it sounds, when I had my girl almost six years ago all I could think of was how much I wanted to protect and keep her from any harm. She’s my most precious creation and all I want is for her to feel love and protected; it’s a natural feeling. What I MORE »
If you're considering ballet lessons for your girl, here are a few more reasons to be convinced of the positive and nurturing benefits your child can receive.
As a mom committed to raising a bilingual and bicultural child, I’m always looking for ways to open up my girl’s mind and perceptions beyond what she’s exposed to in her privileged (by many standards and depending on your perspective) life as a single child in Los Angeles. She goes to a dual language immersion MORE »
I grew up in El Salvador where a huge part of our celebrations included not only piñatas, but also smashing confetti-filled eggs, aka cascarones, over our eggs. The tradition hails from Mexico but has expanded throughout Central and South America and now I’m delighted to see that it has morphed with the Easter egg hunt MORE »