LOOKING FOR SUPPORT TO TEACH YOUR KIDS SPANISH AT HOME?

If you’re like me and love to have people you can go to for support, to ask questions, get inspiration, see how others are doing it – you need to join JUMP INTO SPANISH. It’s a group I started for parents who are trying to teach their children Spanish at home. It’s a Charlotte Mason approach to language learning, and I send you weekly lesson plans and ideas. There are six 12-week terms in total, and we are about to jump into our next one. Please join us!!

The Spanish Verb Ser: Describe Your Family in Spanish

The Spanish Verb Ser: Describe Your Family in Spanish

Any time I teach a high school class, we always learn how to use the verb ser to describe people and their characteristics.  Ser means "to be," and you'll see it in many forms in English in the present tense: am, is, are. You can look at this chart below to see the...

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Our Spanish Plans for Fall – In Seven Simple Steps

Our Spanish Plans for Fall – In Seven Simple Steps

Back-to-school means back-to-Spanish!! Although I try to always teach Spanish to my kids each week, starting a new school year puts a little boost in my efforts. I like to amp things up each fall, and at the beginning of every New Year. As much as I can, I try to...

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When I had my first child a friend told me: “Speak Spanish with him all the time.  Let your husband speak English and you just speak Spanish.”  I sooooo wish I could have done that.  I just was not quite prepared for it . . .

Learning Spanish with kids can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be.  Whenever I begin to doubt myself . . .

It wasn’t until Spanish became a part of our routine again, that I understood why it had left in the first place.  It’s been so long since then, that I don’t exactly remember making a decision to “stop doing Spanish” . . .

In my journey of learning and now teaching Spanish, I have learned a few things about myself, and those things have helped me to learn and teach better.  And believe me–it is all still a work in progress . . .

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Looking for an easy and FUN way to get more Spanish into your routine? Try books! We have tons of great book lists to help you find the next perfect book to add to your Spanish Library. 

Looking for an easy and FUN way to get more Spanish into your routine? Try books! We have tons of great book lists to help you find the next perfect book to add to your Spanish Library. 

Looking for an easy and FUN way to get more Spanish into your routine? Try books! We have tons of great book lists to help you find the next perfect book to add to your Spanish Library.