Raising a Bilingual Kid: “Can You Súbele Un Poquito Please?”

Every time we get in the car it’s almost always guaranteed that Edgar will utter this phrase: Can you súbele un poquito please?  He’s been doing so for as long as I can remember, and until just this past weekend, I had never even really though about it.  I’ll admit, usually […]

Raising a Bilingual Kid: Television En Español

Just the other day we were sitting at my parents house watching Sal y Pimienta.  If you’re not familiar, it’s one of those wickedly addicting and hilarious celebrity gossip shows that Univision airs regularly on their national network.  They’re hilarious because the hosts and guests on the show spend the […]

Ask Juan: Why are all Latinas on Spanish-language television so “HOT”?

There’s a reason my television at the office is never tuned in to one of the Spanish-language networks.  Only when it’s late at night or there is nobody else in the building will you catch me watching anything on Univision, Telemundo, Telefutura, or any of the other half dozen canales en español that […]