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Blending Traditions

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The following is a guest post by Dariela and is part of the Your Bicultural Holiday Traditions series. This year I have a list of traditions and activities I want to make that will help bring together the two cultures we have in our family: Venezuelan and American. Since our son is 3 years old and we have a girl on the way, it is already proving to be fun to start these traditions through the holidays: Christmas Books inRead More ...

Feeling at Home Within Two Cultures

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The following is a guest post by Adriana Villalobos and is part of the Your Bicultural Holiday Traditions series. We are a bilingual and bicultural family.  I am a “gringa” born and raised in the mid-west to English-speaking parents.  I fell in love with the Spanish language and Hispanic culture while studying in Mexico and Spain during college.  Years later I even became a high school Spanish teacher.  Five years ago I married my wonderful Mexican-American husband.  He was theRead More ...

Alegre Vengo de la Montaña or How Abuela´s Traditions are Still Alive

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The following is a guest post from Melissa and is part of Your Bicultural Holiday Traditions series. Alegre vengo de la montaña de mi cabaña que alegre está y a mis amigos les traigo flores de las mejores de mi rosal. Y a mis amigos les traigo flores de las mejores de mi rosal. This song plays in loop in my head all Christmas season long. I learned it in third grade and it takes me back to a veryRead More ...

Christmas Time: A complex dance between two cultures

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The following is a guest post by Señora López and is part of the Your Bicultural Holiday Traditions series. Keeping traditions alive in the Familia López poses a unique challenge. I am an Anglo-American, born and raised in the United States with both my father’s Jewish traditions and my mother’s Protestant ones. My husband is Latino, raised in a muy Católico household in El Salvador. As a result, our niños play dreidel on Hanukkah, sing Las Mañanitas to the VirginRead More ...

Your Bicultural Holiday Traditions

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One of the most exciting parts of keeping up with SpanglishBaby is “meeting” so many other parents and educators who share our passion of raising bilingual and bicultural children.  In the 10 months since we launched, we’ve felt part of a constantly growing community of bloggers who are lovingly sharing their bicultural families’ life stories.  We’ve reached out to seven of these mamás blogueras (we DO promise to find papás for the next one!) to leave a piece of theirRead More ...

Yes, it is a Great Idea to Raise them Bilingual!

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The following is a guest post by bilingualism expert, Dr. Fred Genesee, Professor of Psychology at McGill University in Canada. There are many good reasons for raising children bilingually. First and foremost are personal and family reasons. If members of the immediate family or extended family include people who speak other languages, then it is a benefit for everyone if your child speaks their languages. This is especially true if some family members speak only one language and might beRead More ...

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