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Category Archives: Homeschool and Parenting

Learn to Play Piano with Ease with Hoffman Academy

Learn to Play Piano with Ease with Hoffman Academy

DISCLOSURE: I received Hoffman Academy for free and was compensated for my time. My opinions are honest and I am not required to post a positive review. Friends of ours recently moved back to Canada and sold many belongings here in Mexico. That included a keyboard piano with a stand and bench. Brad and I […]

Is Your Homeschooler Struggling with Reading Comprehension? Try Wordbuild!

Is Your Homeschooler Struggling with Reading Comprehension? Try Wordbuild!

DISCLOSURE: I received WordBuild for free and was compensated for my time. My opinions are honest and I am not required to post a positive review. Reading equals learning. This is important. We noticed Taylor, age 12, needed help with reading comprehension. Since we homeschool, I searched online for a program and I found WordBuild. […]

What is The Cost of An Emergency Room Visit in Mexico? The Price-Tag Will Blow Your Mind!

Our Son Fell Through Our Roof - Life in Mexico

UPDATED 5/12/18 Accidents happen… Like the time last year when my son fell through a skylight on the garage roof. One minute my four kids and I were in the guest room talking to my mom-in-law and the next minute I hear Sawyer, our six-year-old, crying in the kitchen. He was so fast that we […]

How to Paint Russian Dolls with Your Kids in Photos

How to Paint Russian Dolls with Your Kids in Photos

I have always had a thing for Matryoshka dolls or Russian nesting dolls. Recently I bought a set of five blank Russian dolls for the kids and I. It was a fun craft for our Monday afternoon. The kids loved it as you can see below. They loved their dolls so much that eventually, they snuck […]

3 Foolproof Strategies for Teaching Spanish to Children with ADHD

3 Foolproof Strategies for Teaching Spanish to Children with ADHD

Thank you to Matthew Dancis for this guest post on teaching Spanish to children with ADHD. We are learning Spanish and our family has ADHD so this article fits Los Gringos Locos perfectly! Matt’s strategies are fantastic and made me reconsider our learning process. I am sure you will benefit as well! – Tina Teaching Spanish […]

Hola! Let’s Learn Spanish Is a Fun Book for the Whole Family

Hola! Let's Learn Spanish Is a Book for the Whole Family

DISCLOSURE: I received Hola! Let’s Learn Spanish for free and was compensated for my time. My opinions are honest and I am not required to post a positive review. I don’t usually review books but when I was asked to review Hola! Let’s Learn Spanish I was happy to oblige! Our family is trying to learn […]