Halloween and El Dia de los Muertos blending traditions

Halloween & El Día de los Muertos: Blending Traditions

I just love October and love Halloween. It’s such a fun time of the year. I have always liked dressing up and now that I have children I enjoy it even more. Being bicultural and bilingual gives us the opportunity to blend traditions and I have to say Halloween and El Día de Los Muertos really … Read more

How to raise bilingual and bicultural children

Teach by example: value your culture. The first step to raising bilingual children is to recognize the value of your culture and your language and to take a conscious decsicion that you are willing to invest the time and energy to keep your traditions, beliefs and language alive in your home.   Speak your native … Read more

The Importance of Keeping your Culture and Language Alive

The Importance of Keeping your Culture and Language Alive

Your children will have no problem learning English and adapting to the culture of the country they live in because they are immersed in it. Advantages of being bilingual Keeping your culture and language alive at home will reinforce in your children a sense of identity and will build their self-esteem. Children benefit from learning to … Read more