Babywearing for Newbies (Part 4): Babywearing Safety

In part one of Babywearing for the Newbie, I provided you with a history of babywearing, in part two I discussed the advantages and benefits of babywearing, and in part three I looked at the different babywearing options/carriers available. Now that you are well versed in the basics, let’s look at some basic babywearing safety […]

“Ramadan Nights”: Cookbook Review & {Giveaway}

Ramadan Nights Cookbook One of Multicultural Familia’s contributors just happens to be an amazing chef! Amanda Mouttaki (MarocMama.com) is best known for exploring Moroccan cuisine through recipes passed down from her husband’s family. Amanda’s food explorations bridge many other cultures as well and the recipes she creates and reinvents show her passion for food and […]

Word Power (Part 3)

  Welcome back to our series on words and their meaning as it relates to race, ethnicity, culture, and the like. In case you missed them, you can go back to read Part 1 and Part 2.   Nationalism versus Patriotism Nationalism and patriotism both show the relationship of an individual towards his or her nation. The […]

Traditional Bean Pie Recipe & History

Tradition Bean Pie Recipe & History Bean Pie, My Brother? That’s what you’re likely to be asked by a clean cut, bow-tie-wearing African American man in the intersection of some major city. That, or you’re asked to buy a copy of “The Final Call,” the official newspaper of the Nation of Islam. The bean pie […]

Word Power (Part 2)

Welcome back to our series on words and their meaning as it relates to race, ethnicity, culture, and the like.  In case you missed it, here’s part 1. Racism Racism is the belief that one race is superior to another. More specifically, racism means supporting or being actively invested in the continuation of a racial […]

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 […]