Venezuela’s rarely recognized racism was part of my childhood. After moving abroad and raising three children, I came to realize it is my job to stand against racism and share with you my fave resources to start doing it now.
“A child’s first teacher is its mother.” Peng Liyuan If you are a mother raising bilingual children, it is very probable that you have already found pages of articles giving you the benefits of raising kids who master more than one language. What many of these websites, blogs, books, and articles fail to mention areContinue reading “Self-care for Mothers raising Bilingual Children”
Last week I had the honor to be invited to the World Law Congress in Madrid, Spain. The Spanish capital became the international center of the legal world, where a numerous group of jurists, lawyers, politicians, entrepreneurs, and professionals of diverse fields from different countries gathered to present their ideas, research, and innovative proposals toContinue reading “Creating a Culture of Peace at Home”
Every day I read comments written by parents worried about their children’s refusal to speak the native language at home. Somehow moms and dads out there feel admiration for my three offsprings who speak English, Spanish and German willingly and happily. The reality falls far away from what it is projected in social media. MyContinue reading “The Challenging Path of Bilingualism”
Transition is the only constant in life. Ever since we are born we have to deal with changes that somehow shape our personality. Nowadays, moving overseas is commonly found and encouraged by cross-cultural trainers, families and employers. The Global Expatriates Forecast for the Worldwide Market Report stated that there are roughly 58 million expats worldwideContinue reading “Kids and the 4 Stages of Transition”
“Soy una mujer, y yo soy una latina. Esas son las cosas que hacen que mi escritura sea distinta. Esas son las cosas que le dan poder a mis escritos.” Sandra Cisneros Y es que en este recorrido que hacemos como viajeras permanentes, el escrito de nuestras vidas es fuerte, decidido y tenaz, como elContinue reading “La Mujer Latina en el Extranjero”
Due to the latest events presented by the media around the world and the loads of nasty comments on media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram regarding human rights, immigration policies, refugees and globalization, I have felt the strong need to give my opinion and stand up to the intolerance of many. However, I encounterContinue reading “Reflections of an expat on Global Issues”