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Bilingüe y Bicultural

He feels ill. Después de que nació enfermo mi hermanito con una enfermedad genética, frecuentemente entraba y salía del hospital. Yo era la única en mi familia que hablaba inglés, algunas veces servía de interprete entre mis padres y los doctores. 696 more words


Top Ten Tuesday: Ten--Well, Seven--Books on My Syllabus

This is an old Top Ten Tuesday suggested by The Broke and the Bookish that I didn’t have a chance to finish, but I think these books are important and wanted to share them with you.   289 more words


Bicultural -- how do we get there?

Yesterday I heard a comment about a friend of mine:

She is not only bilingual, she is totally bicultural.  When I spoke in Russian to her she sounded and acted very natural; then I observed her in the conversation with a British business partner of mine and she looked and sounded very different, but the partner then said that she was fully British in the way she acted”.

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What we give//それらを与える

In the nitty gritty grind of daily childrearing, there are sacrifices made in order to arrive at the next day in one piece. Most parents plan to do all and give all to their children but with the arrival of children comes the contraction of time. 293 more words


Experiment | improv, race, food for thought

What do you get when you have an idea about bringing one’s culture into improv and an opportunity to do so for not more than 3.5 minutes? 840 more words


Our "Bright White" Biracial Kid

One of my favorite stories from the time Mariah spent in the NICU is about some confusion the nurses had over Mariah’s skin color. When Mariah was born, she was a little purplish-looking. 532 more words

Bicultural Living

not here nor there

I can’t claim to be unique when I say I’m a first generation American. However, it still doesn’t negate the fact that it’s hard as hell to be a first generation kid. 515 more words