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It's A Giant Web Wide World Out There and We Are But Specs.

Welcome! Bienvenidos! My name is Nydia.  I am a Southern California native, Latina and bilingual.  I currently live in Southern California with my son and husband.  103 more words


On Being Okay With Being Me.

Last year, I discovered that I had an intolerance for peppers. I had eaten a giant, beautiful, grilled red bell pepper on a burger and then spent the next three days no farther than 10 feet from the nearest bathroom. 1,257 more words


I'm a Mamá Raising Language Warriors

Language warriors are “… Spanish-dominant bilingual students not only support English-speaking peers’ learning Spanish but also advocate for their marginalized monolingual Spanish-dominant peers. This language warrior role revealed problem solving, mediating skills, and advocacy, but such attributes are rarely recognized by academic assessments” (DeNicolo, 2010, p. 502 more words

Cooking for intercultural family

Like most parents I struggle at thinking what to cook for my fussy eaters. Being an intercultural family we all have different tastes and likes. Mainly I do cook Indian food, but as I was never raised with this cuisine and am more or less self taught meal planning in this house doesn’t work. 278 more words


My American / Panamanian Heritage

I was born, raised and currently live in Panama City, Panama. I was born of an american mother and a panamanian father. They decided to have me one year after the… 559 more words

Reflections / Reflexiones

Beyond the "Melting Pot": Why We Need to Support the Multicultural Identities of All America's Children

It’s that time of year again – back to school! Follow along with our newest blog series on prepping your young ones for the new school year.

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Children And Youth

Representational Tug of War

I love doing my makeup. That much is obvious especially if you follow me on Instagram. And with the current wave – or should I say tsunami – of makeup videos and tutorials and glam DIYs out there on the internet, I can tell you that it’s become a great outlet for my… 388 more words