Authentic Materials to Teach American Culture through Music

This post contains affiliate links. All opinions are my own and I only post about courses that I use and love.  Music is an authentic, natural way to get to know a country’s language and culture especially the music related to national holidays and special celebrations that occur throughout the year. Music is the easiest way […]

Words of Affirmation and a Free Printable in Spanish for Valentines Day for Children

This post contains affiliate links.  Love. Love others as yourself. Love others because God first loved you. Love is the greatest commandment of all. Love begins at home. We want our children to know they are loved and what better way than telling them in writing so they can read notes from us in years to […]

How to Keep Children Speaking in Spanish in an English Speaking Country

Today I joined a group of Spanish speaking moms who discussed with sadness in their tone how difficult it is to get the children to speak Spanish even at home in an English speaking country.  During our time, it was agreed that children don’t want to speak Spanish, even when they know the language.  Living […]

10 Sweet Bilingual Board Books for Raising a Bilingual Child in the Early Years

As we raise our bilingual children, I have started to make note of the books we read and the things we have done along the way to help teach them Spanish as naturally as possible. One of these has been reading to them from a very young age, the womb. We read books in Spanish, […]

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 sing […]