Raising a Bilingual Kid: It’s Hard for Parents Too!

I guess I should consider myself pretty fortunate.  Anjelica and I share almost exactly the same heritage.  We were both born here in this country to Mexican parents – from the same estado de San Luis Potosi at that!  We’re both Mexican Americans.  We both speak English and Spanish very […]

Raising a Bilingual Kid: The Importance of Doing ‘Nada’

We used to get up early in the mornings and do nothing.  That was the excitement of our summer vacations.  That we didn’t have to get up groggy, angry and tired to do anything at all.  There was no rush to hurry up and get dressed, wash our faces, and […]

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Planning Family Vacations: Then and Now

Today, we just finalized our family vacation plans for this summer.  Other than the quick trip Edgar and I will be making to the East Coast for my niece’s bautismo – you know we Mexicans go all out for these rite of passage celebrations, verdad? – we’ll pretty much be […]