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Abby
Brooklyn, NY
Interests: Music, Art, Theatre, Natural Birth, Parenting, Holistic Nutrition,New York City, Hispanic Events
Recent Activity
Bebe en Espanol's Meetup Group will be hosting two family events in Brooklyn open to the Spanish speaking community. August 7, 2010 2-5pm- MIDSUMMER SALSA PARTY MIXER Come join us at our midsummer mixer as we chat, dance to Salsa sounds, and get a dance lesson from a professional Salsa... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2010 at Bebe en Espanol
So, Thought I'd try this "Mobile Blog" technology! I'm at Adelphi University where my daughter Dorothy is on a tour. I'm in the cafeteria wondering why my younger daughter Maddie is screaming so loudly! She is dying for attention, it's very funny-and a little embarrassing, too. I just had to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2010 at Bebe en Espanol
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Tips on travel with babies and children from a flight attendant mom-a dual perspective. Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2010 at Bebe en Espanol
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Everyone knows how important a second language is for a child-heck, it's why I started a meet-up group (www.meetup.com/bebe-en-espanol) and this blog. Raising a bilingual child in an English dominant society is difficult. If you are a working parent, the daycare situation that you arrange should somehow fit into your... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2010 at Bebe en Espanol
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Jul 1, 2010
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La leche materna, "mother's milk," or, Breast milk is the most perfect food for infants according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, and also to the World Health Organization (WHO). Both organizations state that for a baby's first year of life, Breast milk far surpasses the nutritional benefits of formula.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2010 at Bebe en Espanol
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Jun 28, 2010
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Jun 28, 2010
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Ah, to be fifteen again. If I could go back in time, I would demand that I be given a Quinceañera Party. I didn't have one. It brings a Zen Koan to mind: If you turn fifteen without a Quinceañera Party, do you still become a señorita? Every now and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2010 at Bebe en Espanol
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With the Fourth of July around the corner, and invitations to Barbecues rolling in, I started getting nostalgic, as often is the case, for my days of growing up in Chicago. We had a small backyard, but on any given evening during the summer, you'd find my extended family laughing... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2010 at Bebe en Espanol
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Many things change when we are transplanted into a new country. Food is such a large part of any culture that immediately our food choices become meshed with the new country's customary foods. As we become more "Americanized" our relationship with food becomes more American. There is great debate about... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2010 at Bebe en Espanol
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In the Jewish tradition, one is considered Jewish only if born of a Jewish woman. I feel that the same is true for all of us. Our mothers determine what our culture will become. Be it insidiously or outright, mothers have a way of getting what they want. The reason... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2010 at Bebe en Espanol
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Mar 23, 2010