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    I’m White, My Daughter is Latina, and I Buy Black Dolls

    I’m White, My Daughter is Latina, and I Buy Black Dolls I have to admit, when I was a kid I probably never really thought about buying a Black doll. I don’t recall if I’d ever even seen one as a child, but I can tell you that it’s a very important subject for me now. I’ve had some people ask, “Why are you buying Black dolls for your daughter? She’s not even Black!” This question on it’s own is…

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  • 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…

  • Easy Kid-Friendly Craft: Glow Lantern in a Jar

    Easy Kid-Friendly Craft: Glow Lantern in a Jar Our daughter loves Halloween, The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and all things glow in the dark, so we thought this would be the…

  • How To Raise Confident Multiracial Children

    Raising 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 become a…

  • Endearing Tales of Unlikely Romance

    This post was originally published on Feb 14, 2011. Seeking ‘Perfection’ Often times, we find ourselves imagining the perfect kiss, the perfect date or the perfect relationship.  We make all the…

  • Welcome Baby Antonio to the familia!

    Baby Antonio is officially here! We recently welcomed baby Antonio into our family.  Born 8 lbs., 3 oz. and 21 inches long.  Our daughter, Lilyana is thrilled to finally have her…