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Christmas in Ecuador can most easily be described by one word: Warm. Not just the weather in December is one of the warmest of the year, but the celebrations during Christmas bring family and friends closer together.
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The very first song that I learned in English was “Jingle Bells.” I am pretty sure my pronunciation was wrong, but learning the equivalent song of “Navidad, Navidad, Dulce Navidad” gave me the confidence to keep learning English and helped me to easily connect to a different culture than mine. This is why I love introducing[Read More…]
“Yes” I answered. “That makes sense why they are blond” said the stranger. Blond? Makes sense? Whaaaat? I was lost. I have been talking to this lady for about an hour, but for the past five minutes I haven’t been paying full attention to the conversation. I am distracted with my fearless toddler who is[Read More…]
Throughout the school year my kindergartner studied every continent of the world. When they studied South America, I presented a brief power point slide about Ecuador. My girl dressed up with the traditional Ecuadorian clothing and shared some chifles (plantain chips) with everyone at the end of our presentation. Her peers showed special interest in the[Read More…]