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Latinx Community Raising Bilingual Children

Ever since I decided to raise my daughters in a bilingual world I knew that I didn’t fit the profile of the many “how to raise a bilingual child”  books I was reading. 514 more words

Of burgers and baguettes: the bicultural struggle 

A few weeks back, I discovered that I live about ten minutes away from the Statue of Liberty – which is always a surprise when you actually reside thousands of kilometers away from Staten Island. 990 more words

Lessons of a journey

Convinced by Ricardo (my father), my mom and him migrated to Spain around the same time the first McDonald´s opened. When they first moved she used to take us to visit our family in Mexico every chance she got, but when Ricardo and her divorced, the trips stopped. 593 more words

Life

I am small.

How can a person be born again? Nicodemus once famously asked.

Try moving to an entirely new context and, as a full-grown adult, learn a new language and new customs.   427 more words

Daily Grind

Appropriating Whiteness by Accident.

I didn’t do it on purpose. I mean I may have started to enunciate my words a certain way in middle school because “the way I spoke” was commented on a few times by white peers, but I swear I didn’t seek out to appropriate a white accent or mannerisms. 349 more words

An Open Letter To the Korean-American Community

When I was a sophomore in high school, I had posted a mirror selfie. I was in a crop top, shorts and heels and one of my knees were bent while my head was just titled to the side (you know the typical white girl mirror selfie). 544 more words

Lifestyle

Surprise!

I’m back. Well, briefly back. Just like mushrooms, I’m not sure how long I’ll last. The past 7 months I’ve been studying (Environmental Management) and it hasn’t left much time for blogging. 22 more words

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