Web411: Community News {May 30}

    Welcome to our first edition of Web411!  Every Friday we’ll be putting together some of the top stories from around the web and sharing the links here so you won’t miss a thing.  Yes, I know it’s Monday, but I didn’t want you to go empty handed!  ;)  So, here’s some interesting posts […]

Review: ‘Salsa’ Spanish Education Program

  Nope, it’s not the kind you eat!  This kind of Salsa will have you and your family speaking Spanish in no time! I came across Salsa completely by accident.  I was having trouble sleeping one night and started channel surfing and stumbled upon the most entertaining, educational, Spanish speaking puppets ever!   Introducing Salsa! […]

On My Intercultural Marriage: When An African American and African Hook Up

On My Intercultural Marriage You have to look a little harder to tell with us. Our complexities don’t show on the skin. To the average passerby, my husband and I appear to be a typical African American couple, but that’s not the case. Not by a long shot. I, you see, am just as I […]

Familia Eats: Mexican Rice (Jalisco Style)

One of the greatest perks of living in a multicultural family has got to be the food.  Not only do we discover a whole new world of flavor, but it’s also a chance for us to learn the history behind the dishes and what they mean for our family and our new culture. In some […]

Word Power (Part 1)

Words. We all use them. Words are extremely important in helping us to explain our needs, express our opinions, communicate our expectations, and establish relationships. Correct word choice will allow us to clearly communicate with little confusion. Incorrect word choice can lead to a whole host of issues, misunderstandings being just one of them. There […]

Yes, My Son is Black!

Yes, My Son is Black! How horrible is it to be told you are not your race because you don’t fit the stereotype appearance? It happens to a lot of multicultural families. We are often questioned about our children’s identity and even whether they belong to us by people who don’t know any better or […]