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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Aunque existan países que reclaman un postre o el otro como suyo, la verdad es que muchas veces ese postre existe en nuestro país de origen pero con otro nombre. O sea, que los postres “ni son de aquí, ni de allá” como decía la India María (de seguro alguien
While researching Native American food I didn’t realize how similar they are to South American cuisine. It comes to show that all of the indigenous tribes in the Americas are connected through food. Today I’m excited to share five tasty indigenous recipes you can make to celebrate Native American Heritage
If you’re ever visiting Puerto Rico during the months of November and December stores across the island will have available traditional jíbaro clothing. The jíbaro is a symbol of Puerto Rican pride, especially around the holidays. Children dress like jíbaros for school, church and community programs. I’ve dressed my tween
¿Sabías que hoy es el Día Nacional del Inmigrante? En el 1987, el Congreso de Estados Unidos reconoció el 28 de octubre como el Día Nacional del Imnigrante. Para celebrar este día les comparto un poema de la autora Mariana Llanos. Sobre la autora: Mariana Llanos es una escritora y
In our journey to discover our Taíno heritage, I planned a few years ago a trip to Tibes Indigenous Ceremonial Center. The center is located in Ponce, Puerto Rico and it is one of the most important archaeological discoveries made in the Antilles. The center has a museum that is
Remembering and honoring the dead in Guatemala is very different from other Latin American countries. In Santiago y Sumpango Sacatepéquez, on All Day’s Saints on November 1st, they celebrate el Festival de Barriletes Gigantes. You can read more on this celebration on Multicultural Kid Blogs: Guatemala With Kids: The Sumpango
Indigenous Peoples’ Day is celebrated in October and Native American Heritage Month is celebrated during the month of November. Last year I wrote a lengthy post on Taíno children’s books to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day but somehow I lost it when I updated my blog. Eeek! I know! Nonetheless, I
José Ramón Andrés Puerta was born on July 13, 1969, Mieres, Spain. He is a world-renowned celebrity-chef, philanthropist and a 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee. He owns various restaurants in the U.S.A and has been credited for bringing to America the small plate concept popular in Spain called tapas. He
Oh boy oh boy! Do I have a treat for you! I created two sets of mini-flashcards for Hispanic Heritage Month that you can download for free! These mini-flashcards are the size of a business card. The one thing these notable Hispanics have in common besides being Hispanics is that
**Update: I wrote this post last year. However, for some reason, when I updated my blog it disappeared. So I re-wrote it.*** It’s been two years since Hurricane María ravaged through the island of Puerto Rico. Despite the limited disaster aid that the island has received from the U.S. government