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The Truth About Ramadan: You Might Be Surprised

Islam is completely foreign to me. I have a decent understanding of a variety of Christian religions, but my only knowledge of any Islamic holiday is a news clip, announcing the first or last day of the holiday and showing prayers. As Ramadan approaches, I realize that I need to learn more, and do better, […]

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Raising a Bi-Cultural Baby

Early in our marriage, having a husband who was Puerto Rican marginally impacted my life. It meant yearly trips to the Island to visit family. It meant being asked by new acquaintances, upon hearing my last name, “Oh, you speak Spanish?” (sadly, no…or should I say, ‘not yet’) and finding myself automatically subscribed to Latina magazine. […]

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