Enjoy A Hispanic Countries Calendar of Celebrations

Enjoy A Hispanic Countries Calendar of Celebrations

I have a goal that never changes on my new year goals list, which is the pursuit of raising bilingual and bicultural children. I recommit every year to provide opportunities and spaces for my kids to learn more about their heritage and language. This is why I created the Hispanic Countries Calendar. Hispanic Countries Calendar of Holidays and Celebrations. I am sure you will love it! The calendar features most of...Read More
The Beauty of the Andean Music

The Beauty of the Andean Music

I learned about Daria's work when I wrote this post about music around the world. Her cd album named Cancioncitas De Los Andes / Little Songs Of The Andes caught my attention the most. Not only because it features the traditional music of the area where I am from, but also it reminds me of my mother.   RELATED POST: Quechua Words That Are Widely Used In English As most of the Ecuadorian people, my...Read More
Using Music To Raise Bicultural Children

Using Music To Raise Bicultural Children

One of my favorite things about mothering in a foreign land is to teach the kids about their heritage. This is so important to do when raising bilingual kids since culture and language are undeniably intertwined. Because traveling is not suitable for everyone, you can also offer cultural experiences from the walls of your home through music. RELATED POST: 15 Nursery Rhymes in Spanish  Music serves as a cultural component facilitating the acquisition...Read More
Matt de la Peña: How His Biculturalism Influences His Writing

Matt de la Peña: How His Biculturalism Influences His Writing

Did you know that the prestigious John Newbery Medal for children's literature given to the author of "the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children," was awarded this year for first time to a Latino author? I was thrilled when I recognized Matt de la Peña's name as the winning author for his picture book, "Last Stop On Market Street. It  tells the story of CJ, a little boy who rides...Read More