How to have Bilingual Story Time at Home

It was 8 a.m. this morning when we gathered around the table to eat our freshly baked Dutch Pancake that had just come out of the oven. In the background, I could hear one of my boys giggling that we were going to have dessert to start the day, another one passing out napkins, allContinue reading “How to have Bilingual Story Time at Home”

Favorite Spanish Nursery Rhymes

When we brought our first bundle of joy home, my natural mami instinct was to sing nursery rhymes to my baby. I remember learning these songs from a young age, next to my Mamá and my Abuelita. These songs brought many smiles to our faces when we would take turns singing them or when we would singContinue reading “Favorite Spanish Nursery Rhymes”

Favorite Tools for Cooking Healthy Foods

Today I want to share with you what I am using in my kitchen to cook healthy foods for our family in the most effective way possible. We look at it as an investment, whatever we are putting into it now will help us save big in the future. Our children will learn healthy eating habits andContinue reading “Favorite Tools for Cooking Healthy Foods”

How to Teach Children to Eat Fruits and Vegetables

I am so conscientious of the fact that we must eat a healthy diet consisting of plenty of fruits and vegetables. That the food we eat is more than to satisfy our hunger (and hanger!) but also to give us some serious nourishment. Therefore,  cooking and learning to make healthy foods that include vegetables are topContinue reading “How to Teach Children to Eat Fruits and Vegetables”

What we read this week and Reviews- April Week 3

In April we focused on reading books related to nutrition and eating healthily.  Below are some of our favorites this month. Read Aloud: The Complete Tales & Poems of Winnie the PoohThe Complete Tales & Poems of Winnie the Pooh: We read several stories from this book, the Heffalump one was a favorite. It alsoContinue reading “What we read this week and Reviews- April Week 3”

Zucchini Noodles with Roasted Chickpeas Garbanzo – Vegetarian Recipe

  I’m on a quest for eating healthier and using more vegetables and fresh fruits on daily basis. I have doubled (if not tripled!) my consumption of fresh foods and I am already seeing some amazing results. I have been feeling much better and I am craving sugar much less than I used to. I’mContinue reading “Zucchini Noodles with Roasted Chickpeas Garbanzo – Vegetarian Recipe”

Favorite YouTube Channels to Teach Spanish for Kids

  One of the main reasons I homeschool is so that we can teach our children Spanish. We want them to learn Spanish as well as develop fluency in the language. It is imperative for us that they learn it and they get to hear it on a daily basis. Besides family and us, we have toContinue reading “Favorite YouTube Channels to Teach Spanish for Kids”