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When my child was born, I had a goal in mind: to find as many children’s books about Puerto Rico so I can share them with him.  Little by little, I started building up my child’s home library. Some of the books listed here we own, others are on myRead More →

This year my sweet little boy was representing the other half of his cultural identity: a Puerto Rican Jíbaro. My heart swelled up with pride as I saw him march in the parade held at the children’s international costume party waving his Puerto Rican flag.Read More →

In the middle of the night, many Puerto Ricans during the holiday season gather together with musical instruments and sneak up at the doorway of unsuspecting homes to give them a “parranda!”   ♫♫♫♫ ¡Asalto! ¡Te traigo esta trulla pa’ que te levantes! ¡Te traigo esta trulla pa’ que teRead More →

Christmas Eve in Puerto Rico is like no other.  We visit every chance we get for an unforgettable holiday and enjoy the nochebuena traditions. It’s an opportunity to immerse our son in his cultural heritage. Christmas Eve in Puerto Rico – Tradition #1 Nochebuena is celebrated on Christmas Eve (DecemberRead More →