Monday, December 19th, 2011

Global Giveaways


This contest is now closed. Congratulations to Annice Johnson for winning the calendar and Laura Barta for winning the map!
There are so many good things happening that we have not one but two giveaways. We’re celebrating reaching 1000 Facebook friends, plus it’s the holidays for many people so it’s good timing. It’s a feel good season all around.
We’re giving away a very cool 11×14 inch world map by Art and Philanthropy.
This map is nature themed, gender neutral and originally created from scrap papers. Made with 100% New Leaf recycled card stock and soy ink, eco-friendly packaging complements the eco-friendly imagery.
And we’re also giving away a cool, multicultural calendar by gnaana, originally designed for the Brooklyn Museum by acclaimed animator Nina Paley. Here’s their description: Reminiscent of traditional Javanese shadow puppets, we set the original black-and-white images on a digitally-created raw silk textured background–a regal setting for Lord Vishnu and his 10 Avatars. And for the first time ever, our calendar bridges the true multi-culturalism of the South Asian diaspora by highlighting US, Canadian AND South Asian holidays–Hindu, Muslim, Jain, Buddhist, Christian and Jewish, as well as Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan National Holidays!
You can see more pictures of the calendar here:
To win either of these giveaways, you must be a facebook friend already. If you’re not, quick, go here and like us:
All you need to do to win is tell us in the comments section below when you discovered our magazine (approximately), and how if you can remember. Also tell us if you have a preference for which giveaway you want to win or if you want to enter in both. That’s it! We will pick a winner at random on Monday, December 26 EXTENDED to Wednesday December 28, 2011 by 11 pm PT. Both giveaways are open to anyone around the world as they will ship internationally.
Want more chances to win? Then get social.
**Please leave a separate comment as we will pick the winner by random number generator based on the number of comments.
1. Subscribe to our mailing list: (and we promise, we don’t send too many emails) and leave us an extra comment letting us know you did so or that you’re already a subscriber. Make sure to leave the comment using the same email you subscribed with.
2. Follow us on Twitter and tweet about this giveaway including a link to the post and @incultureparent. Copy the link to the tweet in an additional comment on the giveaway’s post.
3. Repost any one of our InCultureParent articles on your Facebook page (your pick) and leave us a comment telling us which article you reposted. (Please note, it must be one of our site’s articles you repost, not just any article we have linked to on our Facebook page.)

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Stephanie is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of InCultureParent. She has two Moroccan-American daughters (ages 5 and 6), whom she is raising, together with her husband, bilingual in Arabic and English at home, while also introducing Spanish. After many moves worldwide, she currently lives in Berkeley, California.

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  1. CommentsAisha G(of Hartlyn Kids)   |  Monday, 19 December 2011 at 11:48 am

    I discovered InCulture Parent earlier this year while reading Growing Up Global’s facebook page I believe. At the time I was just hungry for resources!!! I would like to enter both giveaways because I think either prize will be awesome.

    I will be tweeting about this great giveaway.

  2. CommentsMelissa Ferrin   |  Monday, 19 December 2011 at 12:01 pm

    wow–I’m not sure, at least a year ago–I think from a link in Multilingual Living.

  3. CommentsKatherine Aitken   |  Monday, 19 December 2011 at 12:04 pm

    I can’t remember how long or when I discovered your magazine, but I am a facebook friend already.

  4. CommentsKatherine Aitken   |  Monday, 19 December 2011 at 12:05 pm

    I subscribed to your mailing list. Forgot to say that I would like to win both prizes. They both look equally fabulous.

  5. CommentsKatherine Aitken   |  Monday, 19 December 2011 at 12:06 pm

    Already following on Twitter as @mumoffunkids, and I tweeted.!/mumoffunkids/status/148841562250555394

  6. CommentsLaura Barta   |  Monday, 19 December 2011 at 12:46 pm

    I was researching how to write press releases for multicultural toys and saw the press release of your launch. I’ve been thrilled to hear from you on Facebook ever since.

  7. CommentsLindsay Neilands   |  Monday, 19 December 2011 at 2:18 pm

    not sure how, but i found In Culture a few months ago and i love it! my husband is korean and i’m canadian and our first little sweetie is the perfect combination! we look forward to teaching her both english and korean and teaching her all about the world! love that map!

  8. CommentsWendy   |  Monday, 19 December 2011 at 3:41 pm

    I am loving the facebook page and just signed up for the newsletter. We are a multicultural family and I want to educate myself the best I can for my children and for that sake, our entire family. Thank you:)

  9. CommentsErin   |  Monday, 19 December 2011 at 5:11 pm

    I think I found your magazine about 6 months ago, but I’m not sure how. I’d like to enter both drawings

  10. CommentsErin   |  Monday, 19 December 2011 at 5:11 pm

    I subscribe to your e-mail list.

  11. CommentsTahira   |  Tuesday, 20 December 2011 at 9:28 am

    I found you on Facebook through a friend sharing one of your stories. Have enjoyed it ever since. I’d love to be entered in both drawings.

  12. CommentsJen   |  Tuesday, 20 December 2011 at 9:43 am

    I started following you in October after searching for expat sites. I would love the map.

  13. CommentsKelly   |  Tuesday, 20 December 2011 at 10:37 am

    It’s only been a few months, and I don’t remember exactly. I was probably looking up nursing practices in other countries and found your site. Thanks for the great info. I’m a facebook friend all ready. And, I’d love to have the map. That map would be fantastic in my daughter’s bedroom as soon as we move into our new house!

  14. CommentsAnnabelle   |  Tuesday, 20 December 2011 at 12:59 pm

    I discovered it over the summer. I think it was a link from Multilingual living.I would love to be entered in both.

  15. CommentsJo-Anne   |  Tuesday, 20 December 2011 at 4:20 pm

    I discovered your site via a Facebook link in about October this year. Really enjoy reading all the articles.. I’d like to win the map for my son.

  16. CommentsChristine   |  Wednesday, 21 December 2011 at 11:19 am

    I think I discovered you through Little Pim last month. I would love to win the map for my daughter

  17. CommentsAndrea   |  Wednesday, 21 December 2011 at 11:22 am

    I think I found you through Green Child Magazine and have had you on Facebook for a while. There was an article about a bunch of maps like this one you are giving away. I’d like to be considered for both.

  18. CommentsChristine   |  Wednesday, 21 December 2011 at 11:23 am

    I tweeted your enter to win

  19. CommentsChristine   |  Wednesday, 21 December 2011 at 11:24 am

    I subscribed to your list

  20. CommentsAnnice Johnson   |  Wednesday, 21 December 2011 at 11:27 am

    I am a facebook fan. Gosh – I think I became an incultureparent groupie a 1 1/2 years ago when I was looking into multicultural celebrations that I wanted to start incorporating into my family’s traditions. InCullture Parent popped up in google and I was overly excited to find it! I would love to be entered for both, but if I could only enter for one it would be the Calendar!

  21. CommentsAnnice Johnson   |  Wednesday, 21 December 2011 at 11:28 am

    I am already a part of your mailing list.

  22. CommentsAnnice Johnson   |  Wednesday, 21 December 2011 at 11:30 am

    I share your articles all the time on facebook. Particularly ones related to attachment work – as many of my friends and family do this work with their adoptees or as therapists. Today’s share was To Korea with Love: Grieving the Loss of the Foster Family

  23. CommentsChristine   |  Wednesday, 21 December 2011 at 11:31 am

    I facebooked the article on the snake winter solstice craft..cute!

  24. Commentslaura   |  Wednesday, 21 December 2011 at 11:35 am

    I found your website earlier this year from the Free-Range Kids blog.

  25. CommentsAnoop   |  Wednesday, 21 December 2011 at 1:34 pm

    I probably found you less than a year ago and maybe through google? I like the calendar.

  26. CommentsMichelle   |  Thursday, 22 December 2011 at 3:07 am

    Around mid-October this year. The author of a blog I read, who wrote about one parent one language, linked me to your website and I liked your page on FB from there.

  27. CommentsYulyaShenka   |  Thursday, 22 December 2011 at 6:35 am

    I am reading your site for several months and don’t remember how I’ve found it. Would like to enter both giveaways.

  28. CommentsYulyaShenka   |  Thursday, 22 December 2011 at 6:51 am

    e-mail subscriber

  29. CommentsYulyaShenka   |  Thursday, 22 December 2011 at 6:53 am

    follow you on twitter and tweeted!/yulya_shenka/status/149849821811982336

  30. CommentsYulyaShenka   |  Thursday, 22 December 2011 at 6:56 am

    reposted Mothers-To-Be: Pregnancy Around the World

  31. CommentsTola   |  Thursday, 22 December 2011 at 11:04 am

    Discovered You somewhere over the FB earlier this year and loved from beggining.Map will be great :]

  32. CommentsCandice   |  Thursday, 22 December 2011 at 7:05 pm

    I was contacted 2 years ago when the magazine was starting out but rediscovred it later on through Facebook 🙂

  33. CommentsCandice   |  Thursday, 22 December 2011 at 7:08 pm

    I also subscribed to the mailing list and oh, forgot to mention I’d love to b entered for both. They both look great!

  34. CommentsTiffany Jarvis Swanson   |  Friday, 23 December 2011 at 10:17 am

    I found your site just a few weeks ago while searching around for a multi-cultural gift for my best friends amazing 2 year old daughter who speaks some American sign language, Arabic, German, Spainsh and English. No joke, her Momma is simply brilliant. They have lived in or visited France, Germany, Italy, Great Britain, Croatia, New York, Washington, Oregon, and Utah. I know I am missing a few places… But you get the point. I love your site!! Thanks for being there.

  35. CommentsJessica Mundia   |  Friday, 23 December 2011 at 12:01 pm

    My mom sent me one of your articles just before my first son was born, she thought it would interest me because my husband is Zambian (I am Canadian). The article was called ” Why African Babies Don’t Cry”, written by J. Claire K. Niala. Since then I have enjoyed many more articles and features on your site. Thanks!
    I would like to enter to win both the map and calender (either one).

  36. CommentsDanette Marie Albino   |  Saturday, 24 December 2011 at 1:13 pm

    I found your site about a year ago. I’m studying education (and art) and I found your site while looking for resources for one of my education courses. I’ve been using this site since. I would like both giveaways.

  37. CommentsDanette Marie Albino   |  Saturday, 24 December 2011 at 1:15 pm

    I’ve subscribed to you mailing list.

  38. CommentsDanette Marie Albino   |  Saturday, 24 December 2011 at 1:16 pm

    Also I recently shared your article “Real Intercultural Family: Souad and Jan.”

  39. Commentsgigi poveromo   |  Monday, 26 December 2011 at 12:06 pm

    I found your site about three months ago. I was looking for a site to share more of a global view with my boys age 7 and 4. Love it! I have travelled some and plan to do more!

  40. CommentsCandice   |  Monday, 26 December 2011 at 6:34 pm

    I shared this link on Facebook:

  41. Commentsshannoncl   |  Monday, 26 December 2011 at 8:24 pm

    The world map. I follow on Fb

  42. Commentsshannoncl   |  Monday, 26 December 2011 at 8:25 pm

    I found you via Julie Corby’s writings. World Map.

  43. Commentsshannoncl   |  Monday, 26 December 2011 at 8:26 pm

    Linked and shared Julie Corby’s most recent piece on inadvertant open adoption. She rocks. World Map!

  44. CommentsCrystal Evans-Pradhan   |  Tuesday, 27 December 2011 at 11:23 am

    I think I found you on twitter over the summer!

  45. Commentsjohana   |  Tuesday, 27 December 2011 at 11:45 am

    I found you when someone posted an article of you in FB. Since then you are helping me to raise my children in a very mindful way. I will love to have the map. Thanks!

  46. Commentslesley c   |  Wednesday, 28 December 2011 at 12:54 pm

    I have been a FB fan for a while now and have loved the resources you post. I believe I found you when I was searching for information around transracial adoptive parenting. Our little multiethnic family would LOVE to be entered in both draws, please and thank you. : )

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