I have sat on this post for many days, writing, re-writing and looking for a perfect title. I’ll be honest, I was at a loss for words. How do we have this conversation with our sweet 9 year old?
I’m Frances a native Spanish speaker, married to a Southern gentleman and a multicultural & Latina mamá to a tween. I started blogging when my son was 4 years old.
This blog is the story of our lives, a multicultural family living, learning and discovering the world through our son’s eyes.
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Earlier this year, I attended the first-ever Bilingualism Matters Conference in South Carolina. The conference was hosted by the University of South Carolina in partnership with Bilingualism Matter. This conference was a huge deal being that South Carolina is an only-English state. Yes!!! Shocking but true. Nonetheless, it was
Can you believe that summer is almost over? Now it’s time to shift to back to school mode, and do I have a treat for you! I’ve partnered up with some amazing multicultural moms from For the Love of Spanish, Kid World Citizen, Spanish Playground, Mommy Maestra and Multicultural Kid
I’ve been looking for templates that I can use with English and Spanish headers but haven’t had any luck. So I decided to make my own. I made ten free comic strip printables in English and Spanish. This is a fun activity to do with kids on rainy or lazy
Not many people know this but recently I’ve ventured into the Ketogenic lifestyle. Therefore, I’ve had to recreate many of my favorite recipes. With this uber hot weather that we’ve been having here in South Carolina and with summer literally right around the corner I’ve been really wanting to have
A week ago I shared on Facebook how I was going to beat the summer slide and my son’s reaction is hilarious. Nevertheless, we need to do what we need to do for our kids. I know they’ll thank us later. Am I right? The English workbooks that you see
Note: This post was first published on March 14, 2013. As part of the Multicultural Kid Blogs carnival theme on heritage, and the contribution of various members. It’s been updated on May 14, 2019. I have a few friends that have moved to their spouse’s heritage home country to
With summer coming up that means one thing (besides lots of free time) it also means kids will have a decline in reading and learning activities throughout these months. I’ll be honest every subject including our Spanish reading takes a back-burner during these months. That’s why I’ve come up with
There’s something for all! From little ones, teens and to your older kids have them show off their Latino pride with these gifts that they will love. Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase I’ll receive a small monetary compensation. Thanks! Accessories What girl wouldn’t
The traditional “Festival de las máscaras” Hatillo Mask Festival is celebrated on December 28th in the town of Hatillo, Puerto Rico. Both my son and I were there to see the “caravana” of floats with giant speakers, decorated jeeps, and cars blasting their music. The participants wear very elaborate and colorful