Hispanic Heritage Month

Latino Children: The Future of the City of Charlotte

Article was first published in Charlotte Agenda. The face of Charlotte is changing. According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, there are nearly 41,000 students that speak a different language than English at home, with Spanish being in the top five. Hispanics make up 23% of CMS enrollment for the year and are the fastest-growing demographic. Eighteen schools are more […]

Join Us for the Milk Life #herencialeche Twitter Party

This is part of a sponsored campaign with DiMe Media & milk life, all opinions are approved by this platform.  It’s no secret that Latinos love ‘leche’ – from ‘arroz con leche’ to a liquado or the beloved ‘café con leche’ many Latino recipes include milk. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Milk Life […]

[En Español] Cómo crear una cena en casa inspirada en el ‘Dia de los Muertos’

Día de los Muertos ha ganado popularidad en los últimos años, especialmente en el mundo de la moda y de la cultura pop, ¿pero conoces el rico simbolismo detrás de la comida y las decoraciones de esta fiesta tradicional mexicana? Cada primero y 2 de noviembre, familias y amigos honran la vida de sus seres […]

[Video] Fun Quality Time with my Teen Girls Thanks to “La Banda”

Our Los Tweens & Teens team has had fun since July watching and attending auditions and live tapings of Univision’s first season of La Banda – a talent-search reality show cross between American Idol and The Voice airing nationally each week in Spanish on the network. The boys competed from among XX contestants to be […]

Latino Tweens & Teens: An Americanized ‘Generation Z’

In this year’s Hispanicize, the annual event that brings together more than 1,000 Hispanic marketers, bloggers, filmmakers and musicians, there was a session called “Introducing Gen Z: Why Hispanic Gen Z Will Change Everything.” The panel was moderated by Cristy Clavijo-Kish, Creator & Publisher of Los Tweens & Teens, who made ‘Gen Z’ “come alive” […]

CelebrandoLaHispanidad.com Aims to Help Latino Families be More Financially Prepared

A recent study conducted by the national research organization Demos and The National Council of La Raza (NCLR), compared data from 2008 and 2012 and revealed that Latinos had $6,066 on credit cards and are likely to carry revolving balances month to month. Another recent study by Wells Fargo Survey indicates that three out of four […]

Hispanic Heritage, Bicultural Parenting, and Me

Living in Miami causes me to think daily about what my Hispanic heritage means to me, to my parenting, to my children, and to the work that I do.  I have come to realize that I have had three different experiences being Hispanic in the United States. The first is as a Colombian immigrant. My […]

[VIDEO] New Bilingual App Makes Learning Fun for Children in Spanish and English (Sneak Peek Inside!)

Bilingual Children’s Enterprises (BCE) launched the Tipi Tom (TM) application in both English and Spanish for preschool-aged children. Through interactive activities and games, kids are guaranteed to learn more vocabulary in both languages and improve their cognitive skills while engaging in school readiness activities. BCE’s pedagogy is unique because it’s based on a scientific-based methodology […]

Moises Arias On His Role in Ender’s Game & His Hispanic Heritage

The science fiction thriller Ender’s Game has thrilled teen and older tween audiences since it was first published in 1985.  The virtual world, action, adventure and lots of heart novel was destined to one day make its way to the big screen.  But no one could of predicted that it would take 28 years to […]

Part II: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage with PBS Latino Americans Series

This is part of a compensated campaign with Latina Mom Bloggers and Ford.  However, all opinions expressed are our own. As you know, we’re huge fans of Ford Motor Company.  Besides Cristy’s family owning a Ford F-150 and sharing a beloved Mustang with her dad years before(!), we’ve collaborated with Ford on the STEM component of our #CelebrateEDU series […]

Celebrando El Mes de la Herencia Hispana/ Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month #LatinosFord

Scroll down for the version en español! This is part of a compensated campaign with Latina Mom Bloggers and Ford.  However, all opinions expressed are our own. As you know, we’re huge fans of Ford Motor Company.  Besides Cristy owning a Ford F-150 and a beloved Mustang years before(!), we’ve had the pleasure of interviewing […]

Parenting Children Latino vs. American Style

by Dr. Tanginika Cuascud for Mamiverse In my native Puerto Rico, the methods of discipline were very straightforward: You did what you were told or you were punished. Not obeying guaranteed un chancletazo (a spanking with a flip flop). Offering to hit with other implements such as belts, twigs and tree branches was not out of the question and oftentimes, parents […]

Benefits of Raising Bilingual Children

by Elizabeth Heath for Mamiverse.com In our day and age, raising a child to be bilingual is seen as a positive step, as it will help him communicate with more people and be more desirable in the job market. But increasingly, research is showing that bilingual kids are cognitively more advanced than their monolingual peers. In […]

American Latino Heritage Road Trip- Days 3 & 4- Shenandoah National Park

Exploring Junior Ranger programs – Get your ‘familia’ there!  Days 3 & 4 of our American Latino Heritage Road Trip wasn’t focused specifically on sites that had Latino influence but more on how Latinos and multicultural families can and should plan to experience and enjoy our national parks.  When you consider that among the top […]