(As part of the series: A Monday Morning Guest Post in Multicultural Mothering) Patricia: I was born in the Dominican Republic to a Dominican mom and Peruvian dad. I left DR when I was six years old and grew up in many countries around the world, mainly in Latin America but also in Africa and … Continue reading Winter Wonderland with a bit of Salsa : A Guest Post by Paty Melendez
I used to get two presents from my parents on the 25th of December, one for Christmas, and one for my birthday. I don’t remember if I was bothered that my brothers, in fact, that MANY people get presents on MY birthday. I don’t remember if I ever thought that Santa Claus was real. I … Continue reading Father Who? Oh! You Mean Papa Noel.
Here's a piece of a blog-entry: "Gratitude, Shmatitude", by jmlindy of Snide Reply. She's a mum, a teacher, and a writer, among other things. The post is a good read, and her blog a good one to bookmark. Check it out here: http://jlwrite.wordpress.com/2011/11/21/gratitude-schmatitude/ -------------------- One Christmas, my mother gave my siblings and me really nice … Continue reading “If you are happy, be happy. If you are angry, be angry.”