As part of the series : A Monday Morning Guest Post in Multicultural Mothering Maro: I speak English, French, Spanish (although it's getting rusty), and not as much Italian as I should. I grew up in small towns not far from Ottawa, first on the Quebec side and then on the Ontario side, but my … Continue reading Three Cheers for Family: A Guest Post by Maro Adjemian
When Natasha asked me to guest post, I was faced with severe writer's block and have been putting it off. I am so impressed with how the previous guest writers are teaching their children multiple languages and feel a little intimidated. I discussed the subject of raising children in a multicultural family with my husband … Continue reading Canadian: A Guest Post by Bea of The Little Grovers
As Part of the series: A Monday Morning Guest Post in Multicultural Mothering. Desi posted this on her blog yesterday; it's the second time she has written about the controversial book "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother", by Amy Chua, a book I have heard a lot about and . Check out her post for … Continue reading Competitive Advantage: A Guest Post by Desi of Valentine 4
Our one week trip to Montreal last September continues to inspire my blog posts. The most recent is a story, "Jet-Lagged in Montreal", of our adventures in and around the city's night spots. It's hosted at "Momma Be Thy Name"; my first ever Guest Post, and it features a drawing by Liu Yan! I hope … Continue reading The Montreal Stories Continue…
(First posted at How Do You Do It? http://www.hdydi.com as part of the "Food, Cooking, and Eating" Theme week. A month ago, we had dinner at the Calgary Airport. What better restaurant to have our last meal in oil and beef-heaven than at a steakhouse? The waitress greets us with a cheery smile, asks us … Continue reading Mum Connections
(Welcome to the fourth in our series: A Monday Morning Guest Post in Multicultural Mothering) Maro Adjemian: I speak English, French, Spanish (although it's getting rusty), and not as much Italian as I should. I grew up in small towns not far from Ottawa, first on the Quebec side and then on the Ontario side, … Continue reading How to Raise a Multilingual Child: A Guest Post by Maro Adjemian
Welcome to the third in our series: A Monday Morning Guest Post in Multicultural Mothering. Alisha Nicole Apale: Started out in a small town. Grew up with people who have the opportunity to matter. Bought a plane ticket. Traveled far. Saw another side to the narrative of privilege I’d been grazing on for nearly two … Continue reading Seiyan says “NO!”: A Guest Post by Alisha Nicole Apale
I got an award. The Versatile Blogger Award. The last time I was awarded anything I was 16. So man was I shocked, and ecstatic! And it's for my blogging. I only started doing this a few months ago. I'm a novice. It's encouraging to know that someone is reading this stuff though, and even … Continue reading Pancakes, Chocolate Milk, and an Award.
When I learned that I share one thing with Julia Roberts and Jennifer Lopez, I was excited: the Maclaren Twin Techno double stroller. So it's not more glamorous than that, but hey, it's something. I "upgraded" from our well-used Twin Triumph only a few months ago. The first time I used it I was ecstatic. … Continue reading The Perfect Maclaren: Will We Make It?