I live in a town that most people would describe as nice. The neighborhoods, schools, houses, and people all give off a purposeful and distinct impression of being nice. It is the reason we moved our family to this town. Who wouldn’t want to raise their children in such an environment? But as much as…
Bringing up children isn’t something you are taught. You don’t need a diploma to become a parent; after all, many consider raising children as something natural. Which is quite funny, really, considering how one might think of childbirth as something natural and yet parents-to-be take birth preparation classes! It is likely that our own experiences…
When an Italian policeman starts throwing rocks at a US-American mother’s window, her parenting struggles and vulnerability as an immigrant, become all too real but for…
Read the inspiring story of a man who speaks English, French, Japanese, Mandarin, Spanish, as well as five other languages and considers it his personal mission to change our unilingual frame of mind forever!
When you are the only one or even just part of the minority, you have to develop self-confidence and a strong voice in order to survive and thrive amid the stereotypes and negative connotations with which you are confronted.
Thanksgiving – Never in a million years would I have believed that sharing a culinary cultural tradition in a foreign country would become our family’s new way of life!
My grandmother left her entire world behind that allowed me the privilege and freedom to not think twice about doing the same thing some 60 years later.
This book tackles lots of issues specific to the situation of Zainichi, but I had the feeling that many people born from foreign parents in a third country could understand and identify as well.
At who’s feet do we lay the blame for dragging our most precious beings down into the hole of hate and racism?
Read more about a 7-year-old’s experiences leading a globetrotting life
How could a little joke, meant to “congratulate” France for its inclusivity, turn into such a bitter debate about identity?
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Time dragged on as each minute seemed like an hour and every hour an eternity. Five hours had passed and no one offered us food, water, or bathroom access.
Midsommer is a chance to come together, renew ties and friendships, dance around the maypole and eat Midsommar Torta.
Although Ramadan is a great month, I definitely enjoyed it more back in my hometown. I live in Canada but I’m originally from Palestine.