Entries by Lorraine Ladish


10 Ways to Say Goodnight to Your Kids in Spanish

UPDATED August 1st, 2016 I find my kids are most receptive at night. Just before falling asleep, while we’re cuddling, they’re more relaxed and open to conversing … even in Spanish! As a bilingual and bicultural mom, I take full advantage of this. Although my youngest, 9, is sometimes resistant to speaking to me en […]


Healthy Eating with Blenders

So many moms come to Mamiverse asking for quick and easy meals for different reasons. The main ones being “I don’t have enough time to cook a meal before the kids rush off to catch the bus,” or “I just can’t whip up a five-star meal after soccer practice, especially with my baby on my […]


4 Highlights of Blogalicious5 in Atlanta

This year, Mamiverse was a proud community partner of the multicultural social media and blogging conference, Blogalicious5. It took place in the Hyatt Regency of Atlanta, Georgia from October 3-5. It was jam-packed with informational panels and keynote speeches, which would require several pages to describe! So, to keep it simple and informative, I’ll detail […]

Join Mamiverse & SocialMoms for Our #BilingualPlus Twitter Event!

Mamiverse’s Bilingual Plus is an online channel devoted to bringing parents and educators the bilingual learning tools they need in the form of digital picture books, sing-alongs, and free curriculum-based family activities. To mark the launch of our new #BilingualPlus online learning channel, SocialMoms has teamed up with Mamiverse to support this amazing program with […]

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Miracle Beauty Products, They Exist!

If you’ve ever read my beauty reviews, you know I don’t believe in miracles when it comes to anti-aging, weight-loss or skin care. But after a lifetime of having tried different products and a few years of sampling a wide array of skincare lines, here are a few that I believe in. They may not […]

After a Lifetime of Searching, I Found My Bicultural Tribe

As a young girl, every time an American said to me “where is your accent from?” I felt insulted. Whenever a Spaniard called me guiri (a slang word for “foreigner” that comes from guirigay, which means “hubbub or chaos,” referring to how a foreign language sounds to a non-speaker) or yanki, I felt honored, even […]


Editor’s Pick: Colgate Optic White #BrilliantSmile

I recently had a chance to test out several of Colgate’s Optic White dental care and whitening system. The new line of products includes toothpaste, toothbrushes and mouthwashes, that, when used together, promise to make teeth 3 shades whiter within four weeks. I’ve attended several conferences lately, where I’ve been face to face with hundreds […]