Why should you raise your kids connected to their Latino culture? What can you do to help them learn Español? In this episode, we’re kicking off Hispanic Heritage month, with an expert Latina mom of 2 who’s going to help answer those questions. She’s the award-winning author of Arroz con Pollo and Apple Pie, a parenting topic expert, and cohost of Mamas 411 podcast, Maritere Rodriguez Bellas.
Join us as she gives us professional tips on raising bilingual, bicultural kids, and shares with us her parenting advice on the chancla culture. Plus, we’ll share with us how you can access her many resources for free.
Season 2 Podcast Episode 18 Show Notes
About Maritere Rodriguez Bellas
Maritere Rodriguez Bellas is "an international award-winning bilingual, bicultural Latina author, parenting topic expert, speaker, podcast host, FBLive co-host and digital influencer who enjoys writing and is passionate about family, languages, and cultures."
She has raised two children now in their 20s and 30s with two languages and three cultures: Hispanic, Greek and American, "embracing diversity with a deep appreciation of others."
Her parenting column ran in La Opinión newspaper for twelve years, and to this day,she visits Spanish language media regularly imparting her parenting knowledge, including television and radio. You can also find her work in many online publications including her own blog. Quite often, you can find her at conferences and/or book festivals. In addition to writing about parenting issues, she enjoys featuring Latinas who are making a difference in their communities, and around the globe. She interviewed Janny Perez from Mi Legasi and The Latina Mom Legacy podcast for her IG Live series.