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5 Latina Superpowers: Dr. Zoppi Rodriguez

Last October, I was honored to write an article about the Borinqueneers, a battalion formed by thousands of young Puerto Ricans that served in the US Army during World War I, World War II and the Korean conflict. 604 more words

About Tea and Excel sheets in bicultural couples!

Talking with couples about experience as parents, especially parents influenced by their respective home countries, is always exciting. Lots of laughs, pauses for reflection, and also moments in which the couple discover things about each other… 421 more words


Monday Music: Celts from coast to coast

I’ve been walking on beaches and listening to the sounds of the surf.

Driving back to Sydney from my South Coast refuge, my friend put on my… 103 more words


Bilingual Siblings: Gibberish or Exploring New Languages?

After a great and sunny break, here news from the book project, Bilingual Families: Bringing Up Children between Cultures (learn more here). I have already interviewed 18 couples and single parents about their experiences of multilingual parenting. 614 more words


Weekly photo challenge: Dialogue

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that fish and chips served in the open air, must be in want of a seagull.

Or several.

Apologies to Jane Austen. 40 more words


A taste of Ghana

My weekend has been busy. Baking and board games with the kids, hunting for sustainably produced furniture, potting seedlings on my balcony garden, the usual housework. 1,024 more words



I’m teetering
between cultures
and writing from a seesaw.

Legs bent
hands gripped bar
feet on ground.

The earth that
pushes back
is a muddy mix of… 110 more words