12 Ways To Help A Child Learn About Culture

12 Ways To Help A Child Learn About Culture “Culture is everything from the food, drink, language, and clothing that a specific group of people wear.” Our biracial (African-American and Indian-American) daughter absolutely loves the cartoon, Max, and Ruby.  The other day when we were watching it, the character Ruby, in her somewhat all-knowing and …

Teaching A Multicultural Child About Holi

Teaching A Multicultural Child About Holi   Raising a Multicultural & Biracial Child My husband’s parents are from Northern India, and they are Hindu.  They came to the United States from India in the 1960s. The preservation of their culture here in the U.S. is imperative to them. And it is also of the utmost …

Educational Tools For Teaching Kids 4+ About Black History

Educational Tools For Teaching Kids 4+ About Black History Creating A Cultural Learning Balance How do you find the right balance for your child/children when you and your spouse come from two or more distinctly different cultures?  Is there a point where you are teaching them more about one culture than the other?  Our biracial …

5 INTERESTING INDIAN SUPERSTITIONS AND CUSTOMS EXPLAINED

5 INTERESTING INDIAN SUPERSTITIONS AND CUSTOMS EXPLAINED One of the most intriguing parts of being in an interracial/intercultural marriage has been learning about my spouse’s cultural superstitions and customs.  In the African-American community we uphold many of the superstitions and customs that are prevalent in America.  Such as? SUPERSTITIONS AND CUSTOMS I GREW UP HEARING …

MARRIAGE RESUME SECRETS AKA BIO DATA

MARRIAGE RESUME SECRETS AKA BIO DATA Prior to dating and marrying my husband who is South Asian, I had never heard of the term bio data.  He had hesitantly mentioned to me that his parents wanted to have his bio data done before we were engaged.  Yet he was swift to let them know the bio data …

INTERRACIAL/ INTERCULTURAL MARRIAGE: CUBAN-AMERICAN WOMAN & INDIAN MAN

INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL MARRIAGE: CUBAN-AMERICAN WOMAN AND INDIAN MAN     Hi, my name is Stephanie.  I am a second generation Cuban – American woman married to Ranjeet, who is from India. We have two beautiful kids, Samaya is 4 years old, and our newest addition, our son Avyaan is 6 months old. HOW WE MET My husband …

INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL MARRIAGE: POLISH WOMAN AND INDIAN MAN

INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL MARRIAGE: POLISH WOMAN AND INDIAN MAN AKA POLINDI DIARIES   HOW WE MET Hi, we are Justyna and Abhi aka Polindi Diaries. Polindi Diaries came about because I am Polish and my husband is Indian.  We met online February 2016 via an online dating app called OkCupid. We both logged on there not to look for big love, …

I’M IN LOVE WITH SOMEONE OF ANOTHER RACE/CULTURE. HOW DO I TELL MY PARENTS?

I’M IN LOVE WITH SOMEONE OF ANOTHER RACE/CULTURE.  HOW DO I TELL MY PARENTS? HEAD OVER HEELS IN LOVE Your heart is pounding and you feel like you are on cloud nine when you are with him/her.  This person inspires you, encourages you, and makes you feel like you can conquer the world.  And when …

HAITIAN MAN AND INDIAN WOMAN–“LOVE AT FIRST SPICE!”

INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL MARRIAGE: HAITIAN MAN AND INDIAN WOMAN THE PRYVES LOVE STORY     HOW WE MET Unlike the common love stories in the millennial lifestyle we did not meet online.  Instead it was at work where bonds are formed with less pressure over hours of working together synergistically towards one goal.  Getting to know each other at …