Tactics For Dealing With Bullying

Tactics For Dealing With Bullying

Tactics For Dealing With Bullying There are many different types of bullying, and many types of bullies, and your child could be victim of any of them, or even the perpetrator. As a parent what can you do about it when your child is being physically or verbally abused by other children? Do we sue […]

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 […]

Fútbol, Football, le foot or soccer?!?

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Fútbol, Football, le foot or soccer?!? By Diana Limongi-Gabriele Growing up in a Hispanic household, I wasn’t watching “Monday night football” and the Superbowl is only something I remember coinciding with my birthday.  My dad watched fútbol. I remember asking him questions like; what are the rules?  What do they do?  How long does it go for?  I […]

Multicultural fiction author, Mina Khan, opens up about her new book ‘Dead: A Ghost Story’

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A new multicultural fiction tale, ‘Dead: A Ghost Story’ The following is a guest post by author, Mina Khan I started writing when I was a child and never stopped. It was and is my preferred way to communicate and to make sense of the world. I started out writing poetry and ended up working […]

Celebrate the Birth of Bahá’u'lláh {Holy Day Kids Craft}

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Celebrate the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh {Holy Day Kids Craft} This story first appeared on All Done Monkey. Scroll to the end for a video of my father singing a special holiday song! Do you know what we remember, on the twelfth day of November? If you were a Baha’i child growing up in the US in the […]

The Parrot Tico Tango {Storybook Activity}

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The Parrot Tico Tango {Storybook Activity} This craft first appeared on All Done Monkey. My little Monkey and I recently hosted a playgroup at our home to celebrate Costa Rican Independence Day (September 15).  In addition to a craft and lots of good food, I wanted to read them one of our favorite books about Costa […]

Biracial Families: Just when you thought you made a difference…

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Biracial Families: Just when you thought you made a difference… When I first started my professional career I was under the assumption that college made you more culturally sensitive, after all, didn’t everybody take Sociology 101? What I soon found out was, spending $40,000 on a degree does not guarantee that you will be able […]

Biracial Stories: She’s the Mom, Not the Nanny

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Biracial Stories: She’s the Mom, Not the Nanny A funny thing happened on the way to the Starbucks a couple of weeks ago.  How could a woman, the mother of a five-month-old baby, be mistaken for that child’s nanny? It’s a colorful tale. Several months ago, when my wife was pregnant, I was concerned by the comment an […]

10 Things Mainstream Television Networks Should Know About Bicultural Latino Viewers

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10 Things Mainstream Television Networks Should Know About Bicultural Latino Viewers A few days ago, there was an article in the NYTimes that discussed Network TV’s struggle to appeal to Hispanics. It cited failed shows such as “Rob” which critics say was too heavy on the stereotypes. It pointed to “minor successes” such as the George Lopez […]

True Love Has No Color – An Interracial Wedding & Baby Story

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True Love Has No Color – An Interracial Wedding & Baby Story I recently married into a family with a skin color a few shades darker than my own.  A distinguished, open-minded family for sure, my new father, a Nigerian who got his PHD in California, my new mother has a masters from UCLA, my […]

An Open Letter to Marissa Mayer, CEO, Yahoo.com

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An Open Letter to Marissa Mayer, CEO, Yahoo.com I’m lending my voice to an idea exchange led by Bentley University’s Center for Women and Business on the topic of retaining and advancing women in the workforce. The idea exchange provides a platform for women to share their experiences in the workplace and ideas for how businesses can […]

Raising Bilingual Niños: A Beginner’s Guide for Non-Fluent Parents

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Raising Bilingual Niños: A Beginner’s Guide for Non-Fluent Parents I am a non-Spanish speaking Puerto Rican. I was raised in Tampa, FL until my preteens and I was never taught to speak Spanish. I am not bilingual, and although I can understand words here and there, I still struggle to understand conversations in Spanish. This […]