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3 Kids’ Activities for Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Kids Activities & Crafts

– Originally published in 2011, when my baby girl was 5 years old! It’s time to do this same project with my baby boy! – This year, in order to expose my daughter to Latino heritage more in-depth, I decided to do a small Hispanic Heritage Month project with her. My idea was that it […]

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Celebrating Los Tres Reyes (Three Kings’ Day): Our Traditions

Latino Culture

Editor’s Note: This post was first published on January 6, 2010. Slight edits have been made. Happy Three Kings’ Day! Feliz Dí­a de los Tres Reyes Magos! We did it. Last year, after not celebrating, I resolved to celebrate Three Kings’ Day this year. And, though it’s a normal work day and baby girl is […]

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#101HispanicWaystoDie Shows True Colors

Latino Culture

Yesterday on Twitter, the hashtag #101HispanicWaystoDie was trending and full of tweets poking fun at Latino culture. My friend Tracy alerted me to the hashtag and also wrote about it, and how she contributed with her own light-hearted tweets. Her Vicks VapoRub tweet brought back memories and had me laughing. But, something I noticed as […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month Begins Tomorrow!

Kids

My daughter was excited to learn that it’s time for Hispanic Heritage Month again! She enjoyed “officially” celebrating our Latino culture during the nationally recognized month last year and wondered if I’d be coming in to her class to share with her classmates, something I did last year. We celebrate our culture at home every […]

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Are Stereotypes Necessary to Understand Our World?

life

“Generalizations are necessary to understand the world we live in.” The above statement was from a tweet I received the other day in response to my article about ¡Q’Viva! The Chosen. My article focused on how the show is highlighting Latinos in a positive way and I wrote that they’re sharing Latino culture on TV […]

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