Dos Borreguitas Blog

When a Flor isn't just a Flor (it's a Rosa, Tulipan, Jacinto, Peonia) January 25 2012

  I literally went on a binge for baby books in Spanish last year when we visited Madrid, Spain. One of my picks was not quite a baby book, but given that my Spanglish is probably better than my Spanish, I figured it would come in handy as my daughter grew up -- for both me and her. It's the Album Larousse de la Naturaleza and it's a nature book...

Lost in Translation in Ballet Class January 21 2012

This past summer, my daughter and I took a parent/child swim class together, but this week K, who is now 2 1/2, had her first alone lesson -- toddler ballet. I dressed her up in her pink tights, leotard and little leather dance shoes. Pink is the required color for her age group, and I had actually bought a dance outfit of a different color. But pink on little girls...

B de Burro, V de Vaca November 30 2011

  So a little more about our Spanish T-shirt and onesie B de Burro, V de Vaca. Some people get it, immediately. But for those who may not have heard the saying, here's a little background on this Spanish saying. In a former incarnation right out of college, I was a high school Spanish teacher, and one of the common mistakes that I saw amongst my native Spanish speaker kiddos...
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