Engrish in Japan

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Engrish in Japan Yes, you read the title correctly, Engrish. It is a term used in Japan which refers to how the Japanese use English incorrectly pertaining to pronunciation and grammar. I was completely shocked by how poor the grammar and spelling was in major magazines, on t-shirts, and in various texts. I thought, jeez does anyone […]

One mother’s response to her 7 year old about female body image {RachelSimmons.com}

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One mother’s response to her 7 year old about female body image by Janell Hofmann I am sitting, cross legged, on the bathroom floor trimming my five year old daughters’ toenails.  My nine year old son showers his muddy body as I lean against the tub.  My three year old daughter wrestles herself into pajamas […]

Multicultural Families & Intercultural Relationships

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Editors note: We saw this great article on Multilingual Living and had to share.  Follow the jump below to read the full article and weigh in with your opinion. Multicultural Families & Intercultural Relationships By Harriet Cannon, M.C. Photo Credit: Hyeyoung Kim The twenty first century is a brave new world of global connections, and multicultural relationships […]

Celebrating Los Tres Reyes Magos in the U.S.A.

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This article is part of our Multicultural Holidays series.  You can submit your own story for publishing on Multicultural Familia via our submissions page here. Celebrating Los Tres Reyes Magos in the U.S.A. This story first appeared on Discovering the World Through My Son’s Eyes. When our baby was six months old he visited Puerto Rico for the […]