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Raise Healthy Boy Identity: Expert Parenting Tips for Multiracial Mothers

DSM Reader Question on Raising Boy Identity: When you have a daughter followed by a son, how do you help build his identity as a…

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10 Reasons Your Multiracial Children Need To See “Annie”

On Christmas, we took the kids to the movies. It's a holiday tradition set from my years in Vegas and, since we celebrate Cuban Noche…

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How NOT To Raise Bilingual Kids: I Suck So Bad At This

Happy Hispanic Heritage Month? I wrote an article about raising bilingual kids for eHow this week - it's called ¿Cómo Se Dice? 5 Must-Have Resources…

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Latest in Mixed Hair Care

Taking Care of Biracial Hair During Winter: 6 Tips for Healthy Curls

Taking care of biracial hair during the cold, winter months is an important task. Though it looks strong, curly hair is most susceptible to breakage,…

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Mouse Ears Tutorial for Curly Biracial Hair

In most ways, even as a multiracial family raising biracial kids with mixed hair, we're exactly the same as other American families. I promise! Even…

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Curly Biracial Hair Care: Sock Bun Tutorial

Back to School Mixed Hairstyles This girl does not like her hair up... ever! But with back to school upon us, making sure her curly…

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Latest in Cuban Food Culture

Cuban Chicken Soup con Barilla Fideo Cut Spaghetti

There’s nothing like Cuban Chicken Soup (or Cuban Sopa de Pollo con Fideo) to heal your insides and, when I’m not feeling great, that’s exactly what…

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Cuban Arroz con Leche: Hispanic Recipe Traditions

Hispanic Heritage and Cuban Rice Pudding Second only to language, passing down your family legacy is most effectively done in the kitchen. You can remember…

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Cuban Pastelitos de Carne (Picadillo): Easy BTS Snack

Cuban Recipes for Back to School If anywhere in their lives, my kids embrace multiculturalism and their Cuban heritage through their stomachs. They might not…

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Self Care for Mom: Natural Herbs and Supplements

While mama is taking care of the kids, the house, the husband… who’s taking care of mama? That’s a question I’m eagerly awaiting an answer to because, as I age, things aren’t feeling the same as they used to be. I’m learning that self care for mom is a must! However, my self care can not take too much time away from the family and work. The pursuit of balance

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Taking Care of Biracial Hair During Winter: 6 Tips for Healthy Curls

Taking care of biracial hair during the cold, winter months is an important task. Though it looks strong, curly hair is most susceptible to breakage, which prevents growth and length. In the winter, you might be running a forced-air heater, which sucks up the moisture in the air, and/or regularly wearing scarves, big jackets and beanies/hats. Kids are playing indoors more, meaning lots of rolling around on the floor or

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Easy Breakfast Ideas: Banana Yogurt Topped Rice Cakes

Getting the New Year off on the right start can seem like a daunting task, but sometimes the simplest, easy breakfast ideas are the ones that make the biggest difference to your day. I say it all the time, making sure my kids eat a solid breakfast is important to our family food culture and this quick and filling idea is perfect for busy family. All you need is 3

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Three Kings Day Crown Craft for Kids: Bicultural Holiday Traditions

The Three Kings are almost here and the kids are so excited! Are you ready? During our regular shopping trip to Walmart this week, I picked up one of their gorgeous Rosca de Reyes in the bakery (a traditional ring bread eaten in Mexican culture to celebrate Three Kings Day). We didn’t enjoy this sweet treat growing up, but introduced the kids to the Mexican tradition last year. Remember when

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Mama’s Go To Remedies for Calming Baby’s Upset Bellies

It seems like forever ago that my babies were itty bitty babies! I always want to remember their tiny hands and feet, sweet coo’s and loving embrace. But what I’ll likely also remember is their colicky phase and upset bellies. My husband has an extremely sensitive stomach, and it seem like both of my babies inherited one too! For this post, I’m happy to partner with Little Remedies to share

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Family Legacy Crafts: NYE Party Hat Crafts for Kids

Happy almost New Year! I love the essence of New Year’s Eve as I do almost any other holiday, and this year, my best friends and I are organizing a festive kids’ party. I’m so excited! Complete with New Year’s Eve kids crafts (including this party hat craft!) and party idea, this holiday season is sure to go out with a bang! I picked up all the items I needed

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Air Storm FireTek Bow Makes a Great Gift for All Active Kids

For the kids yearning activity and action, this new toy from Zing Brand Toys will definitely catch their attention! Designed for kids 8 years and older, and indeed perfect for kids in that age range, the Air Storm FireTek Bow is loads of fun for the younger crowd too. As a Walmart Mom, I’m excited to review this high-performance toy that gets kids off the couch and away from digital

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Coffee Gift Baskets Idea for the New Keurig 2.0 Owner

Do You Have a Coffee Lover At Home? For the coffee lover at your house, I can’t say enough about the new Keurig 2.0 coffee maker. It has the wonderful conveniences of single cup brewing, with the added ability of making carafes too. You can read my full Keurig 2.0 review as a Walmart Mom here, but ever since I brought it home, my brother has been in love. He

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