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make a pinata

How to Make a Pinata (according to my six-year-old)

Jasmin only just turned six but suddenly has the ability to do entire craft projects on her, from conceptualization to set up and actualization. Tonight she decided to just "make a pinata" after dinner. First, she assembled her materials: balloons, newspaper, a bowl, glue and water. She cut strips of newspaper, added the glue to the water and then started pasting the strips on the blown-up balloon.

Chirashizushi Recipe

All the flavor of sushi, with half the effort. A favorite with my children!

Which Language First When Raising Trilingual Kids?

At almost 19 months old, Ramzi is just starting to really get talking. Matt was also an early talker and it’s been really interesting to watch the differences and similarities in how the two acquire and use their three languages.
travel to Casablanca, Moroco

What to Do with 48 Hours in Casablanca

Casablanca is not a favorite city for tourists and it’s understandable why. It’s a large city to navigate with crazy traffic and without the charm of places like Marrakech. However,...

A Children’s Book for Raising Global Citizens

Every life is a story. It’s easier to understand someone when you know their story.

Embarrassing Language Mistakes: Pass the C#!ck in Arabic

On my first visit to Morocco, I was introduced to my husband's family as his fiancée, even though we were just dating (since dating isn't a concept that Arab society openly accepts). Although I had traveled widely and had spent time in Muslim countries before, I was very, very nervous for this trip since I was the first woman my boyfriend was introducing to his family.