Culture

No te estreses con la primera entrega de notas

No te estreses con la primera entrega de notas  Tan pronto que se termina el primer semestre escolar, ya los padres, alumnos, y hasta los mismos maestros comienzan a preocuparse por las notas.   A los padres les preocupa lo siguiente: Si sus hijos están en el mismo nivel que sus compañeros de grado. Si […]

Chinese New Year 2012 – Traditions and History (Video)

  Chinese New Year family traditions and history extend as far back as 4,000 years!!  For centuries parents and kids spend this time celebrating the festivities such as the New Years Day Celebrations, Chinese Lion Dances, a Dragon Parade, and lots and lots of firecrackers!! But like with many holidays come many preparations.  Everyone in […]

Feliz Dia de Los Reyes Magos

  By Katherine Doble-Cannata I had a blast at Thursday’s Being Latino/Hispanicize Mi Best Buy Twitter party – sharing my Tres Reyes traditions, learning new ones and getting a lot of great information from Best Buy and Xbox !  Here is a recap of some things I learned and thought other tween parents would like […]

Celebrating Cherished Family Traditions at Hanukkah

By Evan Michael The holidays have always been one of my favorite times of the year. Growing up we would celebrate Hanukkah by lighting the candles, exchanging gifts, and taking family trips.  I remember several years lighting the candles at home, then at Disney World, and a few times even while skiing in the northeast.  Those are fond […]

Raising Multicultural Children – By Jai Koch, Miami Beach

Raising Multicultural Children- focus on the Tween years By Jai Koch, Miami Beach  Raising multicultural children can seem like a daunting task for us busy parents. It doesn’t have to be that way. Sharing culture with your Tween can be as simple as singing a lullaby, reading stories, or sharing a recipe. My husband is […]

Holiday Traditions

 By Katherine Doble-Cannata, Co-Publisher‘Tis the season to share our culture with our tweens and we want to talk about it juntos!! Join us in our series of holiday posts, discussions and videos – comment, send us your own videos, write on our Facebook wall or tweet us. Let’s get through all of the cooking, decorating, and family […]

Turkey, Gravy and Vegetable Juice?? Thanksgiving Traditions

By: Katherine Doble-Cannata As kids, my brother, sister and I dreaded the beginning of Thanksgiving dinner, all because of the small glass of thick, red vegetable juice expectantly perched at each of our place settings.  Each year we were cruelly expected to drink it all (by Mami) before diving into the mashed potatoes and stuffing, […]