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25
Apr
2018
My child doesn’t want to speak Spanish!

My child doesn’t want to speak Spanish!

By Ricardo Cuevas on April 25, 2018 in Learn Spanish for Kids with No Comments

You’re putting your heart and soul into teaching your child a new language, but your child just doesn’t seem interested in actually using it. A few common reasons are: 1) Ensure you are encouraging your child 2) Watch how you correct the child. Oftentimes it’s better to let your child mispronounce the word for the […]

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28
Nov
2017
Fit kids are smarter kids!

Fit kids are smarter kids!

By Ricardo Cuevas on November 28, 2017 in child reading blog with No Comments

Running around on the playground will boost a kid’s performance in the classroom, according to Spanish researchers who believe they’ve uncovered a connection between children’s physical fitness and their school grades. An investigation led by a University of Granada team suggests a link between a child’s aerobic capacity (their cardiovascular fitness) and motor ability (their […]

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5
Jun
2017
How to Talk to Young Kids About Sex

How to Talk to Young Kids About Sex

By Ricardo Cuevas on June 5, 2017 in child reading blog Spanish for Kids Word of the Day with No Comments

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10
Mar
2017
Masked teens chase children in centuries-old Spanish festival

Masked teens chase children in centuries-old Spanish festival

By Ricardo Cuevas on March 10, 2017 in Learn Spanish for Kids with No Comments

Spain’s village of Casavieja has observed its annual celebration of Saint Blaise, where masked 18-year-olds dress as “zarramaches”, a reference to their outlandish costumes topped by a multicoloured conical hat. see more at: http://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/news/89157879/masked-teens-chase-children-in-odd-centuriesold-spanish-festival  

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30
Sep
2016
Why should your child be bilingual?

Why should your child be bilingual?

By Ricardo Cuevas on September 30, 2016 in Learn Spanish for Kids with No Comments

Why Should Your Child be Bilingual? Arguments against bilingual education abound, and there are many positive reasons to choose it as the method of instruction for all children as well. In the end, it is your family’s personal decision about whether to pursue a bilingual education for your child. In the end, however, it is […]

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29
Jun
2016
Halle Berry Shares Sweet Video of Her Kids on Memorial Day

Halle Berry Shares Sweet Video of Her Kids on Memorial Day

By Ricardo Cuevas on June 29, 2016 in Learn Spanish for Kids with No Comments

Halle Berry may be new to Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest, but it looks like she has the artistic — and familial — sides of social media down. The X-Men: Days of Future Past actress, 49, took to Instagram Monday to [ see full article http://celebritybabies.people.com/2016/05/31/halle-berry-daughter-nahla-son-maceo-robert-video-instagram/ ]  

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17
Feb
2016
Three Common Myths About Raising Bilingual Children

Three Common Myths About Raising Bilingual Children

By Ricardo Cuevas on February 17, 2016 in Learn Spanish for Kids with No Comments

By the age of two, children are typically able to say a few hundred words. My son, Alexander, was able to understand almost everything in both languages—Greek and English—but he could say only six words. Like many parents, we questioned if we were doing something wrong. This post originally appeared on The Conversation. Our concerns […]

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13
Jul
2015
Great Bilingual Baby Clothes!

Great Bilingual Baby Clothes!

By Ricardo Cuevas on July 13, 2015 in Uncategorized with No Comments

as usual we have no ties to these folks, we just love them supporting the community and want to support them back! http://www.zazzle.com/bilingualstyle

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13
Apr
2015
The Basics of Spanish Numbers for Kids

The Basics of Spanish Numbers for Kids

By Ricardo Cuevas on April 13, 2015 in Learn Spanish for Kids with No Comments

Counting in Spanish — The Cardinal Numbers  Although Spanish numbers can be memorized in a straightforward way, their use can be confusing for children new to Spanish. Numbers made up of more than one part are often formed differently than they are in English, and some Spanish numbers change according to the gender of the nouns […]

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5
Jan
2015
Spanish for children word of the day – joven / young

Spanish for children word of the day – joven / young

By Ricardo Cuevas on January 5, 2015 in Learn Spanish for Kids Spanish for Kids Word of the Day with No Comments

Word: young Approximate Pronunciation: hoh’-vehn Meaning: young Example: Sus padres le dijeron que era demasiado joven como para irse sola a Europa. Her parents told her she was too young to go to Europe alone.  Source: spanishdict.com for more info see our program at http://www.amazon.com/SPANISH-FOR-KIDS-Flashcards-included/dp/B007ZEBKQM

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