How can I encourage my baby to speak my mother tongue at home? This is one of the most common questions asked by Latin moms like me who are living in a non-Spanish speaking country and are raising bilingual babies. On a number of occasions, I have asked myself if it is OK to talk to my son in Spanish all the … Continue reading Bilingual Babies: why you should encourage a second language at home
Sponsored Article Buying your first car in Canada will probably lead to a lot of questions and doubts: Is it safe to buy from an individual? What exactly is a Rebuilt Title? What should I focus on when buying a used car? We talked to our friend, Oscar Vicencio, who is a Sales Consultant at Mainland Ford Surrey, and he gave us some great tips … Continue reading What should you focus on when buying a used car in Vancouver?
Featured Article If you are a newcomer to Canada and you’re thinking about getting a car but don’t even know where to start, then this post is especially for you. Like many things here in Canada, the process of buying a car is different from our own countries. Here is a basic guide to help you learn more about what you need in order … Continue reading How to Buy Your First Car in Canada
Sponsored Article Summer’s here! And it is important that you pay special attention to your children’s shoes to protect their little feet. Buying one or two pairs of sandals to carry out the typical activities of the season, such as going to the pools, beach or water parks, it is essential! But more importantly, that you choose the best option comparing price and quality, and … Continue reading Enjoy the best of summer with Coqui Shoes Canada
One of the things that unite us as Latins is Fútbol –or Soccer, since we are in Canada-, no doubt about it. And that is because Fútbol emigrates with you; I myself, am a huge fan of The Mexican National Soccer Team and scream and enjoy every goal, even when it is just a ‘friendly match’, because when you are away from home, soccer is one … Continue reading Getting to know the Latin Players of the White Caps – Interview with Cristian Techera
Next Monday September 26th, we will be giving away 2 tickets for next match between the White Caps FC vs Central FC. Check out our blog on Monday morning so you could participate and win the tickets. God luck! Xan, —- El próximo lunes 26 de septiembre estaremos regalando un par de boletos para el siguiente encuentro entre los White Caps FC versus el equipo … Continue reading Give away alert! – White Caps FC vs Central FC Tickets
A couple of months ago, I attended the 2016 #Gearapalooza event and attended a session with the “Baby Gear Guru” (#TheBabyGuyNYC, Jamie Grayson), in which he gave some amazing tips about buying basic products for babies. Jamie explained everything with a great sense of humor, but I really got to thinking: what would I have done if I had had this information BEFORE my baby was … Continue reading Strollers, Strollers and … more Strollers! what to have in mind when you choose yours
Have you ever asked yourself what the skin of a manta ray feels like? Well we got to experience this first hand not so long ago, and it was amazing! Last week, the moms who won our competition sponsored by the Vancouver Aquarium went out to celebrate the first anniversary of our support group for Latin Moms living in BC. The day was full of surprises … Continue reading We celebrated our first anniversary at the Vancouver Aquarium and discovering rays!
Part of what I love about this country is the myriad opportunities it has to offer, especially for families who, like me, have babies or small children. Continue reading What you should know about the RESP for your kids
I recently had the opportunity to chat with Dr. Diya Chadha, a Certified Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry, who explained to me the importance of taking children, and even babies, for a dental examination. The reason for these early examinations is not only to look for cavities, but also for the pediatric dentist to have a close look at the whole mouth, the cheeks, the throat … Continue reading Visiting the Pediatric Dentist goes far beyond preventing cavities