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Endearing Tales of Unlikely Romance

Seeking ‘Perfection’ Often times, we find ourselves imagining the perfect kiss, the perfect date or the perfect relationship.  We make all the plans in our minds, prep ourselves to receive them, but often these dream scenarios never come to…


Celebrate Interracial Marriage on Loving Day!

What is Loving Day? Loving Day is the celebration of a victory for interracial couples that happens every year on June 12th.  You see, not so long ago, just about 50 years ago, interracial marriage was illegal. That is,…


Bicultural Bliss: 10 Benefits of Biculturalism

Bicultural Bliss: 10 Benefits of Biculturalism 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 Foreigner“!  I can’t say that every point on the…


A Little Back Story on Me & the Hubs: How We Met

This month is the 15th anniversary of when hubby and I first met and to celebrate, we’re sharing how we met and our engagement story.  And if you’re interested in reading further, you can also find links to our…


4 Ways to Support Couples in Interracial Relationships

4 Ways Support Couples in Interracial Relationships If you’re reading this article, you probably have a family member, friend or co-worker that’s in an interracial relationship. You’ve seen them struggling with negative criticism and you want to do your…

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Relaxing in the Big City {Flavor of Sioux Falls}

It’s been a while… Since my last few posts here on Bicultural Mom, I’ve been working on lots of special projects and taking some much needed quality time with my family. Not long ago, we celebrated Father’s Day with…


World's Most Beautiful Marriage Proposal – Really???

Screenshot via YouTube   Last week, this YouTube video was circulating wildly and when I read the title along with comments like, “Omg…beautiful!” I just couldn’t help myself and I watched.  What I saw was something I totally didn’t…


On Being In Love

What does it mean to “be in love”?  To some it’s a myth, something inexplicable that you can never reach and if you do, it is impossible to embrace.  Love is about passion.  It’s about a spiritual connection, a…


Our Wedding – Part 2 (The Beauties)

Read Part 1 >> The Better Parts of Our Intercultural Wedding Although our wedding had been very stressful and caused me to have a near breakdown just weeks before the “I DOs”, we were happy to finally be married…


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…


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…


Conflicts & Blessings Between Borders

Conflicts & Blessings Between Borders Being the parent of a bilingual child isn’t always easy…especially when you’re not fluent. I’ve been teaching my daughter Spanish since birth…a few words here and there, never speaking in full conversations because I…

Interracial Marriage, interracial couples, making it work

How to survive in an interracial relationship

Interracial Marriage: Making It Work Interracial relationships come with their own unique set of challenges.  For starters, more often than not, it is those closest to you who are most critical of your relationship and the choices you’ve made.…