12 African-American Inventors, Activist, and Leaders Lost to History

“Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes the teaching of biography and history.” – Carter G. Woodson 12 African-American Inventors, Activist, and Leaders Lost to History February Is Black History Month I  can remember sitting in American history class eager to learn and always wondering why …

MULTICULTURAL CHILDREN’S BOOK DAY: THE CLOUD ARTIST BOOK REVIEW

MULTICULTURAL CHILDREN’S BOOK DAY Multicultural Children’s Book Day is January 27, 2018.  I’m excited to share my review of a riveting picture book called, The Cloud Artist.  I have been provided a copy of this book to review by the author.  However, as always all thoughts and opinions are my own.  More details on Multicultural …

NEED LAST MINUTE GIFT IDEAS? 10 UNIQUE HOLIDAY GIFTS WE LOVE 2017

NEED LAST MINUTE GIFT IDEAS? 10 UNIQUE HOLIDAY GIFTS WE LOVE 2017 Still on the hunt for the perfect Christmas or holiday gift for your little one(s), yourself, a family member, or a friend?  Tired of the run of the mill gift, or do you just want something different?  Then we have you covered!  These …

Empowering Young Girls: Hearts For Hearts Girls Dolls And App Review

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MULTICULTURAL WEDDING PLANNING: 10 EASY TIPS FOR CREATING A FUSION WEDDING

 MULTICULTURAL WEDDING PLANNING: 10 EASY TIPS FOR CREATING A FUSION WEDDING A question that we have been asked quite a bit is how did you fuse your cultures during your wedding(s)?   We had a Christian/American destination wedding  in St. Thomas, U.S.V.I., and an Indian wedding.  As many of you know, we did not originally …

A Love Story You Have To Read About To Believe

A Love Story You Have To Read About To Believe “Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” -Maya Angelou About Meet Abhi and Nicole. Abhi is Indian, and he was born and raised in a very conservative Jain family in a small town …

7 Books For Multiracial Families By Multiracial Authors

7 BOOKS FOR MULTIRACIAL FAMILIES BY MULTIRACIAL AUTHORS The multiracial experience across the globe is a unique one. And it is not often that you come across books that have been written by multiracial authors that speak about what life is like as a mixed raced person.   Many of these books are narratives and …

20 Amazing Multicultural Diwali Gift Ideas

 20 Amazing Multicultural Diwali Gift Ideas What Is Diwali? Diwali, aka Deepavali, is the festival of lights. In Hinduism, it exemplifies how only light can dispel darkness and commemorates good’s victory over evil. It is a time for reflection, celebration, and gift-giving (like New Years in the United States of America). It is an official holiday …

My First Karva Chauth As A Christian

  My First Karva Chauth As A Christian Newly Married My husband passed me the telephone and my mother-in-law transitioned from Hindi to English.  “Hi, Nikita how are you, it’s going to be Karva Chauth in 3 days.  Are you going to keep Karva Chauth for your husband?” “Karva Chauth”, I muttered, like a deer …