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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Kinder Graduation

It might seem just a little accomplishment I mean, after all, it's only Kindergarten graduation. But, all accomplishments must be celebrated no matter how big or small. Mayita just completed her first year of Spanish Immersion school, where for the first time she was introduced to reading and writing in Spanish!

I can remember like it was yesterday when it was hard for her to even write her name or how she would refuse to speak Spanish many times, and now she proudly says: Mami, I know how to speak Spanish! I can't explain how amazing that makes me feel, not only that she really knows it but that she is proud of it. And she is no longer a baby, oh my!!! ready for 1st grade, we're so thankful!!

- E S P A Ñ O L -

Podría parecer un logro chiquitico, después de todo, es sólo kinder. Sin embargo, todos los logros deben celebrarse no importa cuán grande o pequeños sean. Mayita acaba de completar su primer año en el colegio de inmersión en español, donde por primera vez le enseñaron a leer y a escribir en español.

Me acuerdo como si fuera ayer cuando se le hacía dificiltan sólo escribir su nombre o cómo se negaba a hablar español muchas veces, y ahora dice con mucho orgullo: ¡Mami, yo si sé hablar español! No puedo explicar lo maravilloso que me hace sentir eso, no sólo que ella realmente si lo sabe pero que además está orgullosa de ella misma. Y ya no es una bebé!!! Lista para 1er grado, estamos tan agradecidos!!

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Multicultural Dance

Yesterday the kids had the en-of-the-year dance. The school usually celebrates by having a Multicultural dance, each grade represents a country and this year they picked countries that in the Olympics and they even do a flag walk at the beginning, it's pretty exciting.

This was Mayita's first year dancing and she was super excited plus she learned the samba steps so well! Adrian did Tango from Argentina and he told several facts he learned like he needed to be serious for the dance because that's the way they do it and that this dance is like a painting where the men act as the frame, they have to be strong and act as a support for the ladies :) How cool is that?!

- E S P A Ñ O L -

Ayer los niños tuvieron el baile de fin de año. El colegio siempre con un baile multicultural, cada grado representa un país y este año escogieron de países que participan en los juegos olímpicos e incluso hacen un desfile con las banderas al principio de todo, lo cual es bien emocionante.

Este fue el primer año en el que Mayita bailó y estaba súper emocionada, ¡además aprendió los pasos de samba tan bien! Adrian bailó el Tango de Argentina y me contó varias cosas que aprendió, como que el tenía  que estar serio para el baile porque esa es la forma en que lo hacen y que este baile es como una pintura donde los hombres actúan como el marco, que tienen que ser fuertes y son el soporte para las damas :) ¿Me pareció muy chévere?!

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Creation is Destination

LA CREACIÓN ES UN DESTINO, la consecuencia de actos que parecen inconsecuentes por sí solos pero que acumulados cambian el mundo. -Kevin Ashton

Monday, June 06, 2016

Finding Dory Printables and Screening Giveaway

Disney • Pixar invited us to watch the movie Finding Dory. All opinions, ideas and stories are 100% my own. 
Oh we're so excited to go watch the movie Finding Dory!! The release is on June 17th.

Dory is the star of the movie, of course, and voice of Ellen DeGeneres --who is the best by the way!!! (My definite favorite from Finding Nemo!) 

The movie follows Dory in her quest to find her family with Nemo and Marlin, they find other characters along the way in a Marine Life Institute and discover great things about friendship and family. Can't wait!!

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Backyard Fiesta with a Fun Way to Hydrate!

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by EVITE® and Nestle Waters - Nestle Pure Life. As always, all opinions, ideas and stories are 100% my own.

Who isn't excited that Summer is coming soon??!! I sure am! Over here it has been very gloomy for a while but I'm pretty sure that it will get sunnier and warmer very very soon. And when those days get here we want to make sure that kiddos are well hydrated regularly.

Ay home we always have water accessible so the kids can get it easily and by themselves but check out these fun and cute tips for a fiesta from Evite and Nestle Pure Life.

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

A Pretty Hike

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Book Recommendations and OverDrive App {Continued}

After telling you all about the OverDrive app last week I still want to recommend you some of the books I've read because isn't it always so cool to share what you love?!

I really like fiction, mostly suspense, and romantic comedy. Here are the fiction books I've read lately: 

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Think About Someone You Love

We found this wall in Silverlake and we had to take a photo!! We were visiting my sister for her birthday!

Encontramos esta pared en Silverlake y nos tuvimos que tomar una foto. Estábamos visitando a mi hermana por su cumple!!


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