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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


Mi Vida de Película

Hace ya mas de 20 años que partí de Colombia. Recuerdo mis viajes de vacaciones con mi hija mayor cuando tenía 2 o 3 años. Mirábamos por la ventana del avión cuando íbamos a aterrizar y le decía ¿Colombia es?… y ella entusiasmada contestaba: “verde”. 1,150 more words

Do Children Learn or Acquire Language?

Below is a video of our 3 year old speaking Mandarin. Her teacher sent it to us because she was very impressed with Siena’s accent in Mandarin and how natural it sounded. 457 more words

Please don't call me "super liberal" Here's why...

I’m the first to admit that I didn’t start voting until I was 28. I don’t really have a solid reason. I wasn’t anti-politics or making our nation and communities a better place. 387 more words

does speaking another language change your personality?

Who are you when you speak a language other than your native tongue? That’s the question Nicola Prentice explores in a recent article for Quartz… 509 more words


The Treatment Gap: An Asian American Experience

It is not new information that Asian Americans access fewer mental health services in comparison to the rest of the population (4). I have spent the past 5 years in my work trying to understand the patterns and trends behind the gap in treatment. 919 more words

Mental Health

Our Multilingual Journey: Spanglish Spanish, English, Mandarin.

It’s not uncommon to walk into my home and hear a multitude of languages being spoken at any given time. Our 3 year-old, so far, is becoming prolific at translanguaging between Spanish, English, Spanglish, and Mandarin. 622 more words