7 Spanish Words & Activities to Teach Your Child This Thanksgiving

7 Spanish Words & Activities to Teach Your Child This Thanksgiving

by Janny Perez November 15, 2018

Thanksgiving is around the corner and as a mom, you may be already stressing out about the holiday, because doesn’t that also mean Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Christmas?!!  Who has time to teach kids Spanish and do activities with their kids?  I know, life is hectic, but I have 7 Spanish words that will teach your child about the essence of Thanksgiving with simple activities that will help them understand each meaning.  Not a lot of time but a big return.

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Toys and Books that Celebrate Hispanic Heritage and Latino Icons

Toys and Books that Celebrate Hispanic Heritage and Latino Icons

by Janny Perez September 19, 2018

It's Hispanic Heritage Month and as a Colombian mom raising a multicultural daughter, it's important to me that she grows up playing with toys that reflect the diverse world that we live in and that celebrate her Latino roots.  I've created a list of toys that celebrate important Hispanic icons, diversity, and that would be a great addition during this month or as an early Christmas gift for your child!  Check it out...

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Children's Books that Celebrate Hispanic Heritage By Country

Children's Books that Celebrate Hispanic Heritage By Country

by Janny Perez September 12, 2018

Hispanic Heritage Month is here and it's time to celebrate our Hispanic Heritage!  I couldn't find a list of children's books that were specific to Hispanic and Latin countries so I decided to create one. There are so many countries and each one celebrates it's culture, traditions, and even may speak Spanish differently, um plátano or banano?  Though we may be grouped by many as simply being Hispanic, Latino, or Mexican, the truth is that our countries are all different and these books celebrate our individual countries.  See what great children's book you can get to celebrate your Hispanic Heritage this month!

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Benefits of Raising a Bilingual Child and How it Makes them Smarter

Benefits of Raising a Bilingual Child and How it Makes them Smarter

by Janny Perez March 07, 2018

There are many benefits and challenges for parents raising bilingual children.  I grew up speaking Spanish at home and English at school.  We hated speaking Spanish.  To us it was simply a way of communicating with our family.  It wasn't until years later that I truly appreciated the effort my parents put forth making sure we were able to speak, read, and write Español.  Fast forward many years and a toddler later, I too am doing my very best to raise a bilingual daughter.  I wanted to share with you my findings and my personal experiences.

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My Daughter's Favorite Bilingual Books About Love, Perfect For Valentine's Day

My Daughter's Favorite Bilingual Books About Love, Perfect For Valentine's Day

by Janny Perez January 18, 2018

Valentine's Day has never been a big event in our home.  My husband and I focus on our love for each other and want our daughter to start to understand this concept, that It's not about a specific day or material things.  There are many books that help teach kids about amor and kindness. These are from my soon to be 3 year old Victoria's personal collection and among her favorites, in no particular order.

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2017 Best Bilingual Toys For Young Kids - Para Que Hablen Español y Celebren Su Cultura!

2017 Best Bilingual Toys For Young Kids - Para Que Hablen Español y Celebren Su Cultura!

by Janny Perez December 14, 2017

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