Learn Spanish with the Latest Toy Trends from NY's Toy Fair 2019

Learn Spanish with the Latest Toy Trends from NY's Toy Fair 2019

by Janny Perez February 28, 2019

As a Latina mom raising a multicultural bilingual daughter, it is important to me that I find resources, including toys, that will help us on our bilingual journey.  I had the opportunity to attend NY's Toy Fair where I discovered the latest in toy trends.  Understanding what will be out in the market and having an idea of how you can implement language learning will make you look twice on your ventures through the toy aisle. I hope that my many findings will help your family on your journey.

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Best Children's Books in English and Spanish that Celebrate Diversity

Best Children's Books in English and Spanish that Celebrate Diversity

by Janny Perez January 23, 2019

Growing up as a Hispanic kid in Miami, Florida, I loved books.  My favorite place in the world was the library.  I would immerse myself in books and stories, yet these books and stories never reflected the world I lived in (me below in elementary school).  Fast forward to today, where I am raising a multicultural child, it is important to me that she grows up understanding about differences in cultures, skin colors, and socioeconomic statuses reflective of the multicultural world she lives in today.  Books can help.  See some of our top favorites and other highly rated books that celebrate being different.

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New Year Goals For Parents Raising Bilingual Children

New Year Goals For Parents Raising Bilingual Children

by Janny Perez January 03, 2019

A new year brings with it new opportunities to define resolutions or goals.  As a mom, it is important to me that my goals also include my child and family.  As a Latina mom raising a bilingual, multicultural child, it is important to me that I continue on my bilingual journey, having goals, but not stressing out about specifics.  You want your bilingual journey as a family to be natural and as stress free as possible.  Here are my goals for the new year that you, as a bilingual or multicultural parent, may relate to or may inspire you:

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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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