Las Olas de La Luna (The Waves on the Moon) and Milk Giveaway

Bedtime with Bear (photo by Yvonne Condes)

Bedtime at my house usually involves my two boys running around the dining room table yelling that they’re not tired. Like I mentioned before, we have a pretty solid bedtime routine even if it sometimes doesn’t work.

After they’ve run themselves out, my boys put on their pajamas and then we read a story. Well, now that they’re 7 and 8-years-old the stories are very different than the sweet and calming “Goodnight Moon” or my favorite, “Snuggle Puppy.” Now it’s “Superhero Squad” or any book with man in the title; “Batman, “ “Spiderman,” “Ironman.”

We are always on the lookout for new books and I was thrilled when Latina Mom Bloggers and the California Milk Processor Board sent me the adorable bedtime story “Las Olas de La Luna.” It’s about a girl who thinks the moon is made of milk. I love it not only because it’s sweet, but it’s in Spanish and English.

 

I recently enrolled my boys in Spanish classes so I’ve been on the lookout for Spanish/English books. (Any recommendations appreciated!) We read this book together and it was great to see how my older son could make out some of the Spanish words before I read them in English. My younger son is a reluctant Spanish learner so he complained a little and then fell right to sleep.

You can now download Las Olas de La Luna and many other adorable stories at  www.otroscuentos.com. Then grab a glass of milk and sit down with your babies and read. Milk at bedtime can be a comforting ritual that may help your child sleep better.

If you’d like the books plus milk sent to your home, just enter this contest for a chance to win. I’m giving away one (1) Two month supply of milk via a $40 Walmart Gift Card, and a hard copy of the Bedtime Stories Book Collection. (Please note that the book will be sent within 4-6 weeks from the conclusion of the giveaway.)

To enter, please visit www.otroscuentos.com and leave a comment below telling me the name of your favorite bedtime story before midnight Oct. 8.  To enter, you must live in the United States and be 18 years of age and up. Good luck!

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This is part of a sponsored campaign with the California Milk Processor Board and Latina Mom Bloggers. However, all opinions expressed are my own.

 

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Comments: 6

  1. Jessie C. September 28, 2012 at 8:42 pm Reply

    i like El malhumor de Benito

  2. Mami2jcn September 29, 2012 at 1:00 pm Reply

    Me gusta “Elena La Mona Ruidosa”.

  3. Eve October 2, 2012 at 3:45 am Reply

    I like Un Dia Con Pedro

  4. Lisa Brown October 2, 2012 at 8:17 pm Reply

    I like El Malhumor de Benito
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  5. valerie October 3, 2012 at 6:44 am Reply

    Good Night Moon

  6. Jamaise October 3, 2012 at 6:46 am Reply

    One of our favorites at bedtime is “On the Night You Were Born” by Nancy Tillman – it’s sooo sweet. But I’d love to read Elena the Slurping Monkey to my kiddos – fun!

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