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Cómo Nos Conocimos

Casarme con un peruano de la selva no era algo que me habia imaginado jamás. Y casarse con una estadounidense aficionada a la lectura no era algo que mi esposo se esperaba. Cuando nos conocimos, yo no hablaba español y él no hablaba inglés. ¿Cómo terminamos como...

Nature in the Early Years

"It would be well if we all persons in authority, parents and all who act for parents, could make up our minds that there is no sort of knowledge to be got in these early years so valuable to children as that which they get for themselves of the world they live in....

Tropical Birds Mobile

This post is part of the Multicultural Kid Blogs Hispanic Heritage Blog Hop-- see below for more details about that and our GIVEAWAY! The Alto Mayo region of Peru is one of the most beautiful places I've seen. It's where my husband is from and where we met: the "high...

Peruvian Tallarines Verdes Recipe

Inside: Recipe for Peruvian Tallarines Verdes I love Peruvian Food. It's probably one of the things we miss the most about Peru, in fact! The dish Tallarines Verdes involves yet another delicious Peruvian blender sauce, and resembles pesto. I grew in the southern...

Speed Conversating

The beginning of the school year is exhausting. I always forget what late August and early September feel like: drowning. The adrenaline is certainly going, but keeping my head above water is pretty much the goal. Add to that a pregnancy and a sick toddler who is not...

The Rewards of Raising Bilingual Toddlers

For a long time, speaking to my baby son in Spanish felt odd. Talking to a baby is basically a monologue, except for a few coos and gurgles here and there. I knew that my son was soaking in every little word, and that all our little rhymes and descriptions and...

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Hey! I’m Elisabeth, a teacher and mom raising two bilingual kids in the Peruvian jungle. Read our story here. I love digging up the best Spanish resources for all you busy parents and teachers!

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