Author: Yahaira

School Supplies

Proyecto Mariposas relies on the generous support of individuals,  and organizations who are committed to help us continue our mission. We have created a wish list of items for our upcoming events. Mochilas para Mariposas (School Supplies) – Our goal is that the participants get to a great start at school. Each year we provide essentials for school. Our event will be August 5th, 2017. Colored Pencils Markers Notebooks Folders Rulers Flash drives Book: Start where you are by Meera Lee Patel   Dia de la Niña (Day of the Girl) – October 8th, 2017 we celebrate girls and their families. We welcome branded items to add to the gift bags for the girls.   Mariposa’s Closet – Few times a year we provide the girls with opportunity to learn about style/fashion. They spend time selecting outfits to take home. Gently used clothes Gently used dress shoes We are very thankful for your support. Your donation/support will be acknowledge on our sponsors page and social...

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Valiente | Fuerte 5K 2017

 Event Details Date: Saturday October 14, 2017 Time: Race Day Registration Starts- 8:00 a.m. 5k Run/Walk – 9:00 a.m. Location: Sharon Woods Metro Park Run! Walk! Skip! Jog! Join us for our first annual 5K. The Valiente | Fuerte 5K will provide funding for our programming throughout the year.   Sign up...

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We need to teach our girls to dream big!

When you find amazing women who are brave, strong and determined… you celebrate the moment!    Success should be celebrated twice! Meet the A.S.L.A. team of mothers who have taken on learning, playing and winning at Soccer. These women are: Latinas, Mothers, Friends, Sister, Mentors, Workers, and so much more. I chatted with Erika Gonzalez about the group and was completely inspired by their determination. They have been playing together about 10 years. Joining an American league, they learned the game. Erika said: “We lost up to 19-1, but we never gave up and on the third year...

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This past Saturday (01/09/16), we played WOOSH with the Proyecto Mariposas​. While the game may seem silly, it has a lot of meaning on when to say yes and when to say no.

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Raising Bilingual Children

The mothers concluded that it is difficult to get our kids to speak Spanish. Television, school and friends speak English makes it easier for them to move away from Spanish and only speak English. It is a great challenge to maintain Spanish at home.

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