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Dear Moms: Let’s Not Cut Our Umbilical Culture

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Watching your kids and their cousins: running around freely in a beautiful farm,  playing hide and seek,  milking cows, riding horses, making pretend soup by mixing water and flowers,  looking at the stars at night and more,  are beautiful things for a parent to see. Seeing kids play so happily in the country side, was not only a wonderful thing into itself, but it was also amazing that a couple of the kids there, my kids, live most of theRead More ...

Why It’s Imperative to Me That My Kids Speak Spanish

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My very active 83-year-old aunt called me a few minutes ago to ask me to accompany her to one of her multiple events. She is from Ecuador and has been living in San Francisco for about 65 years, since she came to the U.S. for college. She got married with an Italian-American guy and had four children. Her children live around the Bay Area and except for one of them, who learned Spanish in college; they speak only a fewRead More ...

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