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Fall Traditions: Multicultural Kids Blogging Carnival

Welcome to our very first Multicultural Kids Blogging Carnival!   I am so honored to be working with the wonderful bloggers that form the Multicultural Kid Blogs group.  Today marks the beginning of a new collaboration: a monthly blogging carnival, where we share posts that we have each written on a topic of common interest. This […]

November Culture Swapper Is Live!

I am proud to be co-hosting the Worldwide Culture Swappers link up again this month, created and sponsored by Worldwide Culture Swap and co-hosted by myself and Kid World Citizen. The monthly Worldwide Culture Swapper is a way for bloggers to share blog posts or photos about anything related to culture, geography, language, traditions, customs, […]

Journey to the Gratitude Garden: Activity for Thanksgiving

Looking for a way to help little ones understand the concept of gratitude, and why it is so important?  Here is one action-based idea! My local multicultural moms group is holding a Thanksgiving party for our little ones, and I wanted to create a fun activity that would help them understand the concept of gratitude. […]

Baby’s First Halloween Costume

Halloween is almost here!  Just because Baby Monkey hasn’t been born yet, why should he miss out on all the fun?  After all, as much as he hops around in my belly, it is clear that he is ready to jump right into family life! At a recent fall party with my local moms’ group, […]

Pinterest Scavenger Hunt (Day 26): The Johanson Journey

Welcome to Day Twenty-Six of the Pinterest Scavenger Hunt! Join in the fun for a chance to win great prizes! Remember you can always find the Rafflecopter entry form, guidelines and a full list of the clues on our main Pinterest Scavenger Hunt page. The Johanson Journey Today’s featured blog is The Johanson Journey, “where […]

Exploring Costa Rica: Guest Post on Mama Smiles

I am so thrilled today be participating in the wonderful Exploring Geography series on Mama Smiles, one of my favorite blogs!  This great blog celebrates “everyday parenting through education, crafts, and play.” The Exploring Geography series showcases a new country every week, with information and activities aimed towards helping little ones explore this fascinating world […]

The Parrot Tico Tango: Book-Based Activity

My little Monkey and I recently hosted a playgroup at our home to celebrate Costa Rican Independence Day (September 15).  In addition to a craft and lots of good food, I wanted to read them one of our favorite books about Costa Rica, The Parrot Tico Tango by Anna Witte. However, in my experience, when […]