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Why My African Feminist Mother Gave Me the Identity of My Father’s Tribe - Kenya is a country of over 40 distinct ethnic groups. This is a blessing and a curse. Here is why my mother gave me an identity different from her own.

No Kids Allowed: How Kenyan Weddings are Changing - More and more weddings in Nairobi are not allowing children.

2 Children’s Books about Jamaica - Explore Jamaica with these two picture books and a recipe is included as well!

Costa Rica with Kids: Two Weeks of Family Travel - Two weeks of Pura Vida in a country with so much to offer families.

Should I Worry about My Child’s Accent in Her Foreign Language? - See why Dr. Gupta takes offense to this question and where children learn accents from


Why My African Feminist Mother Gave Me the Identity of My Father’s Tribe

Kenya is a country of over 40 distinct ethnic groups. This is a blessing and a curse. Here is why my mother gave me an identity different from her own.



No Kids Allowed: How Kenyan Weddings are Changing

More and more weddings in Nairobi are not allowing children.



2 Children’s Books about Jamaica

Explore Jamaica with these two picture books and a recipe is included as well!



Costa Rica with Kids: Two Weeks of Family Travel

Two weeks of Pura Vida in a country with so much to offer families.



Should I Worry about My Child’s Accent in Her Foreign Language?

See why Dr. Gupta takes offense to this question and where children learn accents from



How to raise trilingual kids when exposure to Dad’s language is limited

My kids only get 1-2 hours of the minority language per day. How can I ensure they will speak it?



What Cultural Norms Around Bare Feet Taught This Mother in Guatemala

Her barefoot baby ended up giving her a lesson on poverty and privilege.



The Sofia Martinez Series: Chapter Books for Early Readers

An engaging early reader chapter book with a central character of color, and with a narrative that integrates language and cultural nuances.



How My Two Year Old is Teaching Me Thai

My sons Thai helps break down barriers. Without him, I might be just another foreigner.



10 Things You Should Know Before Adopting a Child

10 things you may want to consider before sending in that adoption application.



10 Best Children’s Books for Gifts

Our Editors favorite multicultural books for this holiday season.



Will Three Languages Confuse a Young Child?

I speak Spanish. My wife speaks Italian. We are raising our son in the U.S. Is 3 languages too many when he is really young?



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Why I Travel 13 Hours Alone with My Kids Every Chance I Get

Travelling with children, while definitely more of a mission, contradicts the old saying that “life is about the journey, not the destination.”

A Diverse Book for Preschoolers in Celebration of Multicultural Children's Book Day

A book that honestly and simply celebrates the every day diversity that children experience.

Why My African Feminist Mother Gave Me the Identity of My Father's Tribe

She gave me an identity so different from her own.

2 Children’s Books about Jamaica

Explore Jamaica with your child.
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