Culture

[VIDEO] El Global Language Project apoya los programas gratis de idiomas en las escuelas públicas con el lanzamiento del CD infantil, “Coloreando”

El Global Language Project (GLP), una organización sin fines de lucro de Estados Unidos dedicada al aprendizaje de idiomas en la temprana infancia, emite una edición especial del CD y cancionero compañero de Coloreando: Canciones tradicionales para niños en español. Una porción de los ingresos de las ventas del CD ayudará a apoyar el Global […]

Ford Kicks off Miami Auto Show with Good Deed

Disclosure: Los Tweens is a compensated Ford Motor Company Ambassador.  However, all opinions are our own.    Today marked the day that 28 South Florida Ford dealers had been working towards throughout the month of October.  Ford Motor Company presented a custom wheelchair to Kaylee, a child diagnosed with cerebral palsy, at the Miami Auto […]

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Announces Inductees for 13th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Gala

Last week Los Tweens & Teens had the privilege of live-tweeting the Hispanic Scholarship Fund’s 13th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Gala. We were proud to celebrate one of the largest not-for-profit organization’s supporting Hispanic American higher education. In a room full of notable honorees it was difficult not to think, in a few years […]

How to help your daughter get into sports

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with JCPenney and Latina Mom Bloggers. However, all opinions expressed are my own. I joke that my tween daughter was born an athlete.  She is naturally competitive, has the desire to work hard and she enjoys sports.  I never had to encourage her to play sports.  She wanted […]

Erik Estrada on Life, Culture & Planes: Fire and Rescue

  You never know what you are going to get when you interview a celebrity.   There are those with canned answers and those who will extrapolate.  Then there are those that will enjoy the moment just as much, if not more than you.  Erik Estrada is one of those celebrities! With a soda in […]

RECIPE: Easy Egg Bake for Anytime Meal

I host a New Year’s Brunch every year for our oh-so-big family. Among the dishes I serve are a variety of egg bakes so I’ve tried many recipes over the years to continually change things up.  That experience actually has helped me create an everyday  ‘egg bake’ recipe that I use in two ways: as […]

Two Great Sites to Get Kids Excited About Spanish

By: Mamiverse Team With the school year already under way in some parts of the country, it’s time to develop or sharpen your child’s bilingual skills. Using technology, be it apps or interactive websites, is appealing to kids and a great way to get them excited about learning spanish. Here are two digital learning platforms to help you get started […]

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 […]

Simple Changes to Prevent Diabetes #PorTuFamilia

During the summer months when kids are on less of a routine, it seems that more sugary snacks and drinks creep into their nutritional mix. At Los Tweens we’re concerned about increasing diabetes levels among Latino and multicultural children and families.  I face diabetes daily with my mom who is a Type II Diabetic and […]

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 […]

“42” – Jackie Robinson Biopic

“42” tells the story of Brooklyn Dodgers General Manager Branch Rickey’s breaking of the infamous color line by signing Jackie Robinson to the team.  The 1946 deal, put the two men at the forefront of controversy and created a historical moment like none other.  The new biopic tells their story and Robinson’s amazing courage, determination […]

Sharing Passover to Open Tween Minds

  Our Los Tweens team was invited by our amiga Jeannette Kaplun of Hispana Global to join her for an annual Passover celebration presented by the Latin American committee of the Miami AJC. It is a beautiful celebration of liberty and so many traditions that help retrace the history of freedom from slavery of the […]

Gift Ideas for Tween Easter Baskets

As children go through the tween years – between the ages of 7 and 12 – the Easter bunny’s job gets harder and harder.  Pre-packaged baskets just don’t cut it any more.  They aren’t unique in any way and that’s PRECISELY what a tween is looking for in just about anything.  Everything needs to ‘scream’ […]