Welcome to the NEW Multicultural Familia!

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Welcome to the NEW Multicultural Familia! Happy Monday and Welcome to the NEW Multicultural Familia website!  We’ve got some new and updated features to share with you this morning!  For starters, we’ve revamped our site to include more spaces to feature our upcoming media partners and favorite social causes!  We’re also working on making things […]

Biracial Parenting: How Important Is Diversity In Schools?

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How Important Is Diversity In Schools? Syndicated from Musing Momma. How important is it for children of color to attend a school that has diversity?  I ask, because our son just started kindergarten and his school is like a big ol’ slice of Wonderbread. It is really white. I knew when we moved a few years ago that the […]

Add Your Site to Our Multicultural Bloggers Directory!

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Add Your Site to Our Multicultural Bloggers Directory! It’s been a while since we’ve talked about our multicultural bloggers directory, but we want to share it with you again, now that we’ve redesigned and styled it! The Multicultural Familia Directory is a catalog of multicultural blogs and businesses in the online community.  There are mixed […]

8 Ways to Celebrate Asian Pacific American (APA) Heritage Month

 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month The month of May is observed in the U.S. as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in order to commemorate the contributions of people of Asian and Pacific Islander descent in the United States and celebrate the rich cultural heritage they have imparted to all Americans. The original heritage week was created […]

Meet Our Contributors: Amanda Mouttaki of Maroc Mama

Meet Amanda of Maroc Mama Amanda Mouttaki is a regular contributor and also writes on her personal blog, Maroc Mama and guest posts on a variety of blogs about Muslim & Moroccan life, including American Muslim Mom.  You can find her on Facebook.com/marocmama and Twitter.com/marocmama.  View all of Amanda’s posts on Multicultural Familia HERE. What are your fondest childhood memories […]

Our Contributors: Meet Flor Olivo, Feminist & Activist

  Flor Olivo is a regular contributor and also writes on her personal blog, Florecita Growing Up and on her literary blog, Reading with Eyes Wide Shut.  You can find her on Facebook.com/FlorecitaGrowingUp and Twitter.com/FlawurMedia, plus check out her great videos on YouTube.com/Flawur.   What are three personality traits that best describe you and how […]

Top Language Blogs You Should Be Reading

We love great blogs and language blogs are some of the best because they also feature interesting discussions on everything from culture, to travel, to immigration politics. Check out our favorite language blogs that we think you should subscribe to!   Multilingual Living Why we love it: Multilingual Living is loaded with experts and offers endless […]

6 Amazing Must-Follow Natural Hair Care Blogs!

#1 Keyative Styles – Tons of interesting and unique styles for newbies and pros!  ______________________________________________________ #2 Rockin’ it Naptural – Detailed product reviews, a variety of natural hair photos from around the web and tons of great features!  ______________________________________________________ #3 Chocolate Hair, Vanilla Care – Great styles, informative and full of parenting guidance!  ______________________________________________________ #4 Tweeny […]

Interview with “American Indians in Children’s Literature” Curator, Debbie Reese

Image Credit: American Indians in Children’s Literature American Indians in Children’s Literature I first came across Debbie’s work several months ago while searching for information about Native American stereotypes.  A search led me to her site, Images of Indians in Children’s Books, which contains some interesting stereotypical images and the stories behind them.  This really […]

Contributor Spotlight: Jen Marshall Duncan – Wife, mother, teacher, blogger

Multicultural Familia is a place where individuals can learn more about families like theirs and find new perspectives from parents around the globe.  As part of our mission, we are proud to showcase the personal stories of real families who are multicultural like you.  Learn more about our multicultural contributors in this special Contributor Spotlight […]

Who’s Who in the Mixed Race Community

Who’s Who in the Mixed Race Community The Mixed Experience includes broad categories such as: cross ethnic adoption inter-ethnic dating and marriage personal stories and defining identity for multi-cultural folks, multi-national folks & multi-ethnic folks   Here are some of the popular sites to learn more and participate in the Mixed Experience.  All of these sites are […]