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Guayaquil is known as a jump off point to other spots in the country, strangers and friends often ask me what do and see in their short stay. The following is my recommended list of things to do and see in Guayaquil in 3 days. With the exception to The Morgan Ship and a couple of museums, everything else is free.
I learned about Montessori in an elective class in college. Maria Montessori’s principles on education felt good and spoke to my heart. Then, I had kids and fall more and more in love with this educational approach. The beauty of the Montessori method is based on the whole child (cognitive, social, emotional, etc) providing many opportunities[Read More…]
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Last night we start reading a bilingual biography series of significant man and women of Latin America. The books of this series are great to introduce important components and people of the Latino culture to our children. Our favorite book of the series was My Name is Celia/Me llamo Celia: The Life of Celia Cruz/la vida[Read More…]
Summer is coming to an end in this part of the world, and one of the things that I will miss terribly is the season prices of fresh corn. It is easy to love corn when you come from a place where it plays a major role in the economy. My favorite dish made[Read More…]