I have sat on this post for many days, writing, re-writing and looking for a perfect title. I’ll be honest, I was at a loss for words. How do we have this conversation with our sweet 9 year old?
I’m Frances a native Spanish speaker, married to a Southern gentleman and a multicultural & Latina mamá to a tween. I started blogging when my son was 4 years old.
This blog is the story of our lives, a multicultural family living, learning and discovering the world through our son’s eyes.
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We’ve all read how the tweens/teens stage is hard. It’s even harder to encourage them to read especially if it’s reading in the minority language. With that being said, I’m happy to share what I’ve been doing to promote reading in Spanish in our home. These tips apply for any
I’ll go ahead and give you my answer, I’m all three. Earlier this week I was asked if I was Spanish or Native American? This is a question that I get asked often. Hence, no one ever asks if I’m Black or African. My response is usually short: Puerto Rican.
‘Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly? -Frida Kahlo I’m excited to feature for Women’s History Month the children’s book, Frida, Queen of the Canvas by author Claire Tomkinson and illustrator Denise Muzzio. Disclosure: I was gifted a copy of this book for the
Here at Discovering the World Through My Son’s Eyes, we’ve had many fun Easter crafts and Spanish activities! Here’s a round-up of what we’ve done. One of my son’s favorite Easter books in Spanish “La Historia de la resurrección de Jesús” a simple adaptation of the resurrection of Jesus and
Puerto Ricans are a beautiful mix of indigenous Taínos, Africans, and Spanish ancestry; and they come in all shades and skin tones. So it’s hard to answer a simple question such as, “What are you?” Like Gina Rodriguez says… With that being said, let me tell you a little more
For as long as I can remember I’ve been wanting to buy the ICePé.cómics. So I made it a mission to go to the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña bookstore during our last trip to Puerto Rico. Oh boy! Was I in luck! They had all 16 editions available. Initially, I
A few years ago we visited the Basilica of St. Lawrence in Asheville, North Carolina. We attended Mass service and afterward wandered around reveling in the beauty of this church that was built in 1905. On one of the walls on the main entrance, they had pictures on a bulletin
There are very few books featuring Afro-Latino children and stories in Spanish. So I’m pleased to share these recommendations in español! Please note that the excerpts for each book are in Spanish. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase I’ll receive a small monetary compensation. Thanks!