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    Pero Like: What is a Pocha / Pocho?

    What is a Pocha / Pocho? by Ricardo Patiño Pocha or Pocho is negative term used to shame Mexican Americans for not being Mexican enough.  You’re a sellout for embracing American culture.  It’s a really offensive way to tell people that they aren’t “Mexican enough.” The video below gives a great definition of the word.  People will always tell you you’re not enough of one or the other.  You’re not Mexican enough, you’re not American enough.  This is something that a…

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  • How To Raise Confident Multiracial Children

    How To Raise Confident Multiracial Children Like most parents, I’ve thought a lot about my daughter’s future.  I have considered race, culture, language, religion and so many other factors that will…

  • Tacos of Texas Book Review

    Tacos of Texas Book Review Hola gente! It’s been a little while since our last video.  We’re glad to be back for our first video of 2017! Recently, our friends at…

  • Bicultural Bliss: 10 Benefits of Biculturalism

    Bicultural Bliss: 10 Benefits of Biculturalism Recently, I was reading a post from Multilingual Living and I couldn’t help but smile.  I loved Corey’s “10 Reasons Why You Should Marry a…

  • Mexican Raspados / Raspas (snow cones) Fruit Stand

    Mexican Raspados / Raspas (snow cones) Fruit Stand Mexican fruit stands carry everything from raspas to nachos.  They are one of the best things in Mexican culture.  You can find one…

  • Estela’s Swap Bilingual Children’s Book Review

    Estela’s Swap by Alexis O’Neill When Lee & Low Books gave me the opportunity to do a review and giveaway, I jumped at the chance.  I absolutely love children’s books and I…

  • Elotes El Chavo Mexican Ice Cream Truck

    Elotes El Chavo Mexican Ice Cream Truck So, you might not know about this, but here in South Texas, we have Mexican ice cream trucks.  They have tons of great cold…