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

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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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The Power of Storytelling

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Whenever my family gets together, inevitably stories of the past come up. My parents, their siblings, and friends love to reminisce about their younger years. It’s common to hear childhood tales of my mother and her sisters walking home from school through the narrow streets in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico and the people they’d run into. […]

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Raising Latinos

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The following is a guest post by Maria Castro. Lately, I have been reflecting on some of the ways that I could expose my sons more to Latino culture. There are many ways that my husband and I model cultural practices at home such as the kinds of foods we cook and spices we use, […]

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Cleaning Rituals and Habits: What Did Your Mama Teach You?

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This post is part of a paid campaign. Do you remember how old you were when your mother began teaching you how to clean? Or did she? I can’t really remember exactly how old I was when I began to learn. I do, however, have memories of being 8 or 9 years old and coming […]

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Fall Brings Time for Play

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This post is part of a paid campaign. The normal fall activities that you are probably accustomed to doing with your kids are not ones I’ve ever done. The pumpkin or apple picking, hayrides, and leaf raking are things I did not grow up doing nor have I done them since becoming an adult. A […]

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