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Best FREE Safe, Fun, Educational Game Sites for Kids

Best FREE Safe, Fun & Educational Online Game Sites for Infants & Toddlers When it comes to finding games online for infants and toddlers, it’s not always easy.  There are a lot of sites out there that are not…

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Feliz Día del Padre to my Hubby

For Father’s Day, I wanted to do something special for my hubby.  Mija wanted to do something special too.  So we put our heads together and came up with a beautiful ecard, just for hubby, with pictures of her…

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A Detailed Hospital Checklist for New Moms & Dads

Hospital Checklist for New Moms & Dads Every time Christmas and New Year’s rolls around, I get a little nostalgic.  This year I ended up going through some old college papers and lots of mija’s baby stuff.  Funny enough,…

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Multicultural Mondays Blog Hop: Growing Up Global {Play}

  For Multicultural Monday, I’m continuing my reading from Homa Sabet Tavangar’s Growing Up Global. This week’s chapter was about play.  In the book, Homa list a variety of international games, some common and others not so well-known, that can bring…

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Multicultural Mondays Blog Hop: Growing Up Global {Greetings}

  This week, for Multicultural Monday, I’m continuing my reading from Homa Sabet Tavangar’s Growing Up Global.  This week’s chapter was about greetings and how important they are for forming friendships that can allow us to see others as…

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#MulticulturalMondays Blog Hop: Growing Up Global {Friendship}

  Image via growingupglobal.net   It’s been a couple of weeks since I last wrote a Multicultural Mondays post.  Being sick does that to you.  But I’m starting to feel better now and I’m actually glad that I had…

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Why You Should Celebrate Black History Month – Every Day

Black History Month (originally Negro History Week) was established in 1926 in an attempt to promote black history learning among the general population.  Before it’s establishment, black faces were systematically left out of American history and black history in education…

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A New Deals Site for Multicultural Families!

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Multicultural Familia™ Launches New Deals Site for Multicultural Families   Sioux Falls, SD – January 30th, 2012 – Multicultural Familia™ has launched a new deals site for multicultural families.  The aim of the site is to highlight businesses…

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Fiesta Feminina by Mary-Joan Gerson

 Images via Barefoot Books Fiesta Feminina by Mary-Joan Gerson ~ THIS GIVEAWAY HAS CLOSED ~ Today marks day four of the anniversary celebration and giveaways!  A book that I really wanted to share is this feminist children’s book that…

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Kusikiy: A Child from Taquile, Peru by Mercedes Cecilia

Images via Kusikiy.com Kusikiy: A Child from Taquile, Peru by Mercedes Cecilia ~ THIS GIVEAWAY HAS CLOSED ~ Today begins day 3 of my blogging anniversary giveaways and I want to share with you a book that my daughter…

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Activism & Parenting: Don’t They Belong Together?

Image Credit: Flickr / marygkosta   I was making my usual rounds on Facebook this week and saw an article that really caught my interest, entitled, Occupy Your Kid: One Child’s Lesson in Activism and Humanity.  The article, from Sandra…

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Activism & Parenting: Don't They Belong Together?

Image Credit: Flickr / marygkosta   I was making my usual rounds on Facebook this week and saw an article that really caught my interest, entitled, Occupy Your Kid: One Child’s Lesson in Activism and Humanity.  The article, from Sandra…

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EDÚCATE: Navigating the College Admissions Process

  I started college late.  If you want to know the truth, I was 23 when I finally attempted my formal education and I needed tons of encouragement to even put a foot into that admissions office.  It wasn’t…

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New Study Aims to Explore Multiracial Parenting & Identity

    For mixed families, one of the most important and confusing discussions in parenting often concerns identity.  Mixed, multiracial, multiethnic individuals often have a difficult course set ahead of them in a country ruled by racial categories.  Where…

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The White Privilege Series: Talking To Your Kids About Race

This post is part of a series about white privilege, in which I discuss my views on the topic and how it affects our greater community.  Click here to read the entire series. Addressing White Privilege: Talking To Your Kids About…

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Special Needs Famlies: A Place to Belong

Adrian exploring his latest discovery. {Image © Spectrum Mom}   After reading my sister’s post about her family’s most recent outing, I was pretty inspired to talk about Special Needs.  But more specifically, the needs of these families, who…

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