• 7 Things to do for Day of the Dead With Your Children

    A few years ago, while working for the Cultural Program of Raleigh, I had the opportunity to participate in the planning of a city event for the Day of the Dead. For this event, we partnered with the Mexican Consulate and the city museum staff to make sure we were bringing all the elements of… [Continue Reading]

    7 Things to do for Day of the Dead With Your Children
  • 6 Bilingual Books for Day of the Dead

    The other day I bought some Catrina-shaped band-aids at my local grocery store. When my kids found out about them, it seemed to me that they were having “boo-boos” every five minutes. Needless to say, the Catrina band-aids only lasted a few days! I like Catrinas, however, you should know that it was not always like… [Continue Reading]

    6 Bilingual Books for Day of the Dead
  • The Flavors and Traditions of the Day of the Dead in Ecuador

    We are officially in my favorite season of the year! The gradual change of the color of the leaves is a process that fills my soul with reverence for life. Because Ecuador lies directly on the Equator, we don’t experience fall season (darn you Equator line!). However, Day of the Dead flavors and traditions always brought… [Continue Reading]

    The Flavors and Traditions of the Day of the Dead in Ecuador
  • 5 Places You Should Visit in South America

    When I was twelve years old, I owned a world map where I marked all the places that I wanted to visit someday. From Monaco and Tokyo to India and Egypt, I made sure to marked the spots that I only knew in magazines.  A few weeks ago, I found my world map hidden inside… [Continue Reading]

    5 Places You Should Visit in South America
  • 9 Phrases That Latina Moms Say

    Latina moms come in all different sizes, shapes, and colors. But if there is one thing that we all have in common is the love that we have for our children. It’s a strong, deep and intense feeling that changes us forever. We will never be the same. Every child brings us an opportunity for… [Continue Reading]

    9 Phrases That Latina Moms Say