Sing With Señor: Learn Spanish With Music

Sing With Señor was a real treat for our family.  We all love music and try to listen to music in Spanish as much as we can but there are not many options that are both child friendly, fun and educational and Sing With Señor is all of these. The music has a definite South … Read more

Personalized Music for Kids in Spanish from La Totuga

I have shared before how music has really improved my children’s Spanish.  My little guy is quite the  musical child, he loves to sing and dance and makes up songs.  He usually prefers to sing in English even though I sing to him in Spanish every night.  But that has changed lately because we have … Read more

Setting Bilingual Goals for Our Kids and Our Family

I have to admit that keeping Spanish alive is harder than I thought.  Even though both my husband and I speak mostly Spanish at home (I’ll admit it’s not a 100% of the time) the truth is that the amount of time my kids spend immersed in a Spanish only environment is a lot less … Read more

spicy shrimp and esquites tostadas

Spicy Shrimp and Esquites Tostadas

This is a sponsored post in partnership with The Network Niche Influencer Agency on behalf of De La Viuda Hot Sauce. All opinions are my own. This spicy shrimp and esquites tostadas are the perfect shrimp recipe to enjoy this spring. Made with fresh corn this recipe combines the traditional Mexican corn salad, or esquites, … Read more

Traditional Mexican alebrije craft

Best Cinco De Mayo Crafts to Teach Kids About Mexican Culture

Learn more about Mexican culture with these easy Cinco de Mayo craft projects that will get you into the Latino holiday spirit. With these fun Mexican crafts, you can teach kids about Cinco de Mayo while participating in a fun learning activity. Plus, these beautiful Cinco de Mayo decorations are easy enough for kids to … Read more

Flor de Lis Restaurant in Guatemala City

Getting A Taste of Mayan Cuisine: Where To Eat In Guatemala City

The restaurant scene in Guatemala City has really burgeoned in the last few years as a wave of young and talented Guatemalan chefs has decided to dig into their roots creating modern Guatemalan cuisine that draws inspiration from rich traditional dishes and local ingredients. Even local restaurants that had been doing the same thing for decades … Read more

Song of las Posadas Navideñas: A Guatemalan Holiday Tradition

From December 16th to Christmas Eve, Guatemalans celebrate the traditional Posadas Navideñas. Each night, a group of people visits three houses. Through this song, a ritualistic dialogue takes place in which José and María look for lodging to spend the night. The posada song is an essential part of Christmas traditions in Mexico, Guatemala, and … Read more