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Cómo Nos Conocimos

Casarme con un peruano de la selva no era algo que me habia imaginado jamás. Y casarse con una estadounidense aficionada a la lectura no era algo que mi esposo se esperaba. Cuando nos conocimos, yo no hablaba español y él no hablaba inglés. ¿Cómo terminamos como...

Nature in the Early Years

"It would be well if we all persons in authority, parents and all who act for parents, could make up our minds that there is no sort of knowledge to be got in these early years so valuable to children as that which they get for themselves of the world they live in....

Tropical Birds Mobile

This post is part of the Multicultural Kid Blogs Hispanic Heritage Blog Hop-- see below for more details about that and our GIVEAWAY! The Alto Mayo region of Peru is one of the most beautiful places I've seen. It's where my husband is from and where we met: the "high...

Peruvian Tallarines Verdes Recipe

Inside: Recipe for Peruvian Tallarines Verdes I love Peruvian Food. It's probably one of the things we miss the most about Peru, in fact! The dish Tallarines Verdes involves yet another delicious Peruvian blender sauce, and resembles pesto. I grew in the southern...

Speed Conversating

The beginning of the school year is exhausting. I always forget what late August and early September feel like: drowning. The adrenaline is certainly going, but keeping my head above water is pretty much the goal. Add to that a pregnancy and a sick toddler who is not...

Bilingual Baby Signing

Inside: Bilingual babies sing language.   We have been using baby sign language with our first son, since he was about ten months old. I meant to start earlier, and teach more signs than I did, but even the 5 or 6 signs we've mastered have been incredibly helpful. And...

How We Met: A Bicultural Story

Marrying a Peruvian guy from the jungle was not something I'd ever imagined. And marrying a bookish American girl was not something my husband had ever pictured, either. When we met, I didn't speak Spanish and he didn't speak English. So, how exactly did we end up...

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