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Celebrating Small Victories in Bicultural Parenting

Bicultural Parenting: Celebrating Small Victories Today I’m sharing a guest post I wrote that was previously published on SpanglishBaby.com in July 2011.  Our families may not be perfect, but there are many small victories that are worth celebrating!  :)…

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Family Relocation & Lonely Holidays

Family Relocation & Lonely Holidays The holidays can be an emotional time in our family.  Three years ago, we relocated to South Dakota from Michigan, and it’s been a lonely journey.  We moved here knowing that we had no…

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“Dear Mom” – A Letter Never Sent

“Dear Mom” – A Letter Never Sent My husband wrote this letter years ago.  It’s a letter to his mom that he never sent, but the pain is still there.  Still fresh.  He wanted to share it with you…

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Surviving the In-Laws: 5 Methods for Coping with Toxic Relationships

Coping with Toxic Relationships  I read a great article yesterday, one that I would recommend to anyone stepping into a committed relationship, but most of all to those in interracial and intercultural relationships.  These tips for dealing with in-laws are true…

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Toxic Relationships: Releasing the Burden

Image Credit: Flickr / peevee@ds Coping with Toxic Relationships  I read a great article yesterday, one that I would recommend to anyone stepping into a committed relationship, but most of all to those in interracial and intercultural relationships.  These tips…

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Our Wedding – Part 1 (The Beasts)

Wedding Horrors My husband and I were very much in love and excited to finally be getting married.  We had been together for almost four years by the time we’d gotten hitched, a fact that drove my hubby crazy…

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The Wrath of La Cuñada

What could be worse than taking on your mother-in-law?  The dreaded sister-in-law. It may have been obvious to some, but I was completely unaware that a sister-in-law could bring so much grief and make me feel like such an…

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Understanding Hurtful & Abusive Relationships

Over the course of a lifetime, it seems that each of us will have to deal with a hurtful or abusive relationship at one point or another.  Whether it be an overly critical mother-in-law or an aggressive spouse, we…

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