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Best Educational Spanish Apps for Kindle Fire

The Kindle Fire is a great tool for helping children learn Spanish interactively. Most apps for Android are compatible with the Kindle Fire and already there are a few bilingual and Spanish apps available and the best thing is that new ones are popping up every day. Here are our favorite ones so far. Please … Read more

GROWING UP BILINGUAL BOOK DRIVE!!

THERE IS NO BETTER GIFT FOR A CHILD THAN A BOOK!! As part of the Dual Language Learners Committee for South Florida, we have been working on supporting parents to keep their home language and culture alive. This has great advantages for the children’s future success in school, as well as for entire family and … Read more

Latino Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup!

Thanksgiving is about family, about giving thanks and about gathering around delicious food and that is something Latinos know a lot of. For me gathering with family and friends around the table always involves making food that connects us to our culture and in my case my chapino roots (Guatemalan). Thanksgiving is an American holiday … Read more

Carambola (starfruit) Cranberry Sauce

This cranberry sauce combined with carambola has the perfect Latino twist to make this Thanksgiving an extra special one. Start a tradition by including a traditional dish in your Thanksgiving dinner or by using recipes that include ingredientes Latinos!   Print Carambola (starfruit) Cranberry Sauce Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 15 mins Total … Read more

Delicious and easy to make ponche de frutas or fruit punch recipe from Guatemala.

Ponche de Frutas de Guatemala (Hot Fruit Punch)

The temperature is dropping and the stores are already decorated for the holidays. It’s begining to look a lot like Navidad, so I thought I would share my favorite hot drink: ponche de frutas. Enjoy it while you sit by the fire or on your favorite couch accompanied by a good book and for me … Read more

Swimming with dolphins in Key Largo

Dolphin Assisted Therapy: Our Experience

DOLPHINS AS HEALERS “During a positive experience joy eclipses illness.” The sun glistened on the water as if a child had sprinkled glitter on it. It would be a hot day but a hint of the early morning cool breeze still lingered in the air. A very faint smell of fresh fish and sea enveloped … Read more

Diferentes Formas de Aprender

Todos los niños aprenden de forma diferente y lo que funciona con un niño puede no funcionar con otro. La mayoría de los padres pueden intuir que su hijo aprende se cierta forma, pero a veces determinar la forma en que tu hijo aprende es más complicado. Según el psicólogo Howard Gardmer, existen 7 diferentes tipos … Read more

Como Criar Hijos Bilingües y Biculturales

El primer paso para criar niños bilingües es reconocer el valor de tu cultura y tu idioma y tomar una decisión consiente de que invertirás tiempo y energía en mantener vivas tus tradiciones, creencias y lenguaje en tu hogar. Habla español en casa. Los idiomas se aprenden mejor de forma natural. No importa que tu … Read more