Day of the Dead Catrina Makeup Tutorial

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Day of the Dead Catrina Makeup Tutorial by Carly Ryan, Makeup Artist Step 1: Go to your local Halloween shop or anywhere they sell a cream color wheel. Look for one that has white (as main color), black and red as those are the ones you’ll use the most for a Catrina look. For detailing, […]

Fun & Delicious Day of the Dead Recipes!

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Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead Recipes Recipes and photos provided by NESCAFÉ Café de Olla and NESTLÉ Abuelita. Day of the Dead begins on November 1st and to prepare for the holiday, we wanted to share with you a couple of delicious Day of the Dead recipes by NESCAFÉ Café de Olla and […]

WATCH: The True Meaning of Día de los Muertos

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The True Meaning of Día de los Muertos Watch this beautifully animated, and heart felt, short film about a little girl who visits the land of the dead, where she learns the true meaning of the Mexican holiday, Dia de los Muertos.  Student Academy Award Gold Medal winner, 2013. Produced by Ashley Graham, Kate Reynolds, […]

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 […]

Mix-up your Multicultural Holidays by Celebrating What’s Different

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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. We’re Different, We’re the Same by Jen Marshall Duncan When my kids were littler, we read this book over and over again. Sometimes we turned the pages looking for noses that looked […]

Latino & Jewish: Why I chose Hanukkah over Christmas {LatinoMetro}

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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. Latino & Jewish: Why I chose Hanukkah over Christmas By Trina Hernandez “Somos judios sefarditas.” “Whaa… ¿En serio?” “Si, mira…” Hearing my Dad explain to me our ancestry was something that made my […]

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 […]

Day of the Dead Skull Craft for Kids

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Day of the Dead Skull Craft for Kids Syndicated from Kid World Citizen. As you may know, Day of the Dead- Día de los Muertos- is a holiday celebrated in Mexico, some other countries in Latin America, a few countries in Europe, and the Philippines. In Mexico, skeletons are a big part of Day of the Dead […]

What is Juneteenth & How Can I Celebrate at Home?

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Today we celebrate Juneteenth.  What is Juneteenth? It is the oldest African-American holiday, celebrating freedom and honoring the memory of former slaves. You might know that President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863 and wonder–why do we celebrate on June 19th? The answer is that not all slaves knew they were […]

Happy Birthday, Dr. King

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Happy Birthday, Dr. King He had a dream. Before my husband and I were even born, this dream included our family. Before my mother knew that her descendants would have brown skin, he dreamed for my children. His voice rang out so passionately about a day when “the sons of former slaves and the sons of former […]

Three Kings Day {Día de Los Reyes Magos} Round-up!

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Image credit: Flickr / alihf | Juárez   We wanted to showcase some of the great stories and features about Three Kings Day (el Día de los Reyes Magos), so here are a few go-to articles!  There are crafts, recipes, stories and more!  Wishing you a great Three Kings Day! NickJr.com  Dora’s Three Kings Day Party […]

Three Kings Day Brings Magical Memories

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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. Image: Flickr / cliff1066™ Fond Memories of Three Kings Day Thinking about my childhood and revisiting the home where I grew up always reminds me of how important is for a child to […]