Entries by Monica Olivera


How to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Year Round

While Latinos across the country have more opportunities this month to share their own culture, celebrating our Hispanic heritage should truly be a year round adventure to help our children find the comfort and beauty of our rich cultures. So if you are looking for ways to celebrate Hispanic heritage every day, here are some […]


7 Hispanic Heritage Sites Across the Americas

One of the great ways to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month is to learn about the widespread cultures of Latin America, whose history is so unquestionably intertwined with ours. And what better way to celebrate than to travel and immerse yourself in culture? Here are seven Hispanic Heritage sites across the Americas for you to explore: […]

Mamá Goose! Best Bilingual Books for Preschoolers

Our children’s journey to literacy begins before birth. From the moment we pick up our first children’s book and read it to our pregnant bellies, our roles as mother and teacher begin to merge. It is not an easy task, raising literate children, and we often stumble along in this role for which we have […]


Mom-Tested Tips for Surviving Summer Vacation

For some families, summertime is something they eagerly look forward to because it means family vacations and field trips to all those places they don’t get to visit during the school year. But for others, summer vacation brings with it a high level of stress and dread over how to keep the kids busy and […]


Citizen Science Projects for Earth Day

This year, if you are looking for a unique way to celebrate Earth Day, consider participating in a citizen science project. Scientists use volunteers across the country to make observations in their environment or community, then record them online to create a database. This information can help scientists track species populations and identify those that […]