Paula Bendfeldt-Diaz

Author's details

Name: Paula Bendfeldt-Diaz
Date registered: August 16, 2011
URL: http://growingupbilingual.com

Biography

Paula moved from her native Guatemala to SW Florida with her husband and two children and together they are discovering what it means to live life between two languages. Paula studied architecture who now makes a living as a freelance writer, traveler and amateur photographer. She started her writing & publishing career as the editor of Bebé y Mamá, the first parenting magazine in Guatemala. She is the founder of www.GrowingUpBilingual.com and www.365thingsswfl.com and writes articles in Spanish and English for both magazines and the web on travel, food and bicultural and bilingual parenting . When she is not on a plane or road trip she likes to create recipes inspired in the flavors of her native Guatemala.

Latest posts

  1. 7 Ways To Enjoy The Guatemalan Jungle At Las Lagunas Hotel  — March 29, 2017
  2. 5 Tips For Preparing Your Car For A Road Trip With Your Dog — March 28, 2017
  3. Luxurious And Magical Jungle Getaway At Las Lagunas Hotel in Guatemala — March 27, 2017
  4. Turn Tax Time Into Party Time With TurboTax — March 20, 2017
  5. Have You Tried the New Mac sandwiches? There’s A Perfect One For Each Moment! — March 12, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. Pumpkin and Peanut Butter Cheesecake Parfaits — 70 comments
  2. Win A Family Four Pack to Disney On Ice Show at Germain Arena — 70 comments
  3. Lobsterfest: Paradise for Lobster Lovers – Win $50 Red Lobster Gift Card — 62 comments
  4. Gourmet Snack & Appetizer Recipes with Sargento String Cheese — 56 comments
  5. Plan Ahead for an Unforgettable Holiday Party with Family Size Meals from Nestle — 51 comments

Author's posts listings

Why We Loved The Legoland Hotel And Tips For Having The Best Stay

We travel a lot and we have been to quite a few kid friendly hotels during our family trips but we had never had as much fun at a hotel as we did at the LEGOLAND Hotel Florida this past weekend. Even if your child is not obsessed with LEGOs like mine is this hotel …

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Easy Silver And Gold New Year’s Party Ideas

New Years is here and you want to make it special. However you don’t want to spend hours preparing food and decorating the house. These fun DIY decor ideas and easy to make recipes will give any New Year’s party lot’s of sparkle and glitz and they are all so easy to make! I started …

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Rogue One Limited Edition Spinner: Awesome Luggage For Star Wars Fans

Our whole family loves the Star Wars movies but no one was more excited about the Rogue One that my daughter, who is just the biggest die hard Star Wars fan. We got to see Rogue One on the opening weekend and we just loved it. Unlike some of the other Star Wars movies Rogue One …

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Makey Makey: A STEM Toy For Budding Inventors

Makey Makey is a fun and simple invention kit that gives children the possibility to really get creative and make STEM learning fun. Learning feels like playtime as kids play piano on bananas or use Play-Doh to control a Pac-Man video game on the computer. Makey Makey is a simple circuit board that lets you connect …

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Darjeeling Express! Why It’s a Good Idea To Head Over To The Queen of Hills Station In India

If you are in India and your looking for a taste of the Eastern side of the Himalayas without going in too deep, Darjeeling offers more than enough to keep you satisfied. As the sun started rising from behind the mountain range, the day was slowly waking up and welcoming the daily rounds. I had …

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Sphero SPRK: Sparking Your Child’s Interest for Coding

Coding can be loads of fun with Sphero SPRK; this robotic ball can be controlled or programmed to do tons of fun tricks and will spark any child’s curiosity for coding, programing and STEM learning. The Sphero SPRK is one of the best STEM robotic toys available, this robotic ball will not only keep your …

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The 5 Best Ways To Enjoy St Augustine’s Nights Of Lights Holiday Festival

There are already many reasons to visit historic St Augustine, however during the holidays the already beautiful historic downtown turns into a twinkling wonderland! You will feel like you are walking straight into a dream as you stroll along the streets of St Augustine’s historic district. For more than 20 years, the annual Nights of Lights …

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Dash Robot Review: The Best Robot Toy For Kids To Learn Coding

Dash robot is the perfect toy for parents looking for an education STEM toy for children that will teach them coding in a fun way. One of the most fun parts about Dash and what really sets him apart from other similar toy robots is not only that fact that he is very easy to …

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Circuit Scribe: A Creative STEM Toy

If you are looking for a great educational STEM toy for a creative child that is interested in learning about circuits and how electricity works circuit scribe is a great option! There are a few toys out there that teach kids about circuits and electricity but when it comes to letting kids get really creative …

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Making Holiday Wishes Come True: National Believe Day

This is a sponsored post in partnership with Macy’s. As the holidays approach, the magic of Christmas is all around us. Nowhere is it more evident than in the children’s excitement as they wait for Santa to bring them their gifts on Noche Buena. Make-A-Wish® makes children’s wishes come true during the holidays and all …

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