bicultural holidays

Celebrations

How Santa Became Bilingual & Why Nikolaus Rules (Even Though He’s Monolingual)

by Corey
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By Corey Heller Photo credit: angelocesare Mum on the Brink got me thinking with her post Marrying traditions- Santa Claus, Sinterklaas and Mikulás. She discusses the trials and tribulations of combining the myriad of Christmas beliefs for her multicultural children. One traditional story says one thing while and another story stays something completely different. How […]

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Celebrations

American Independence and the World Cup

by Corey
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By Corey Heller This post originally appeared on July 3rd, 2006 on the blog An American Between Worlds. That day is here again. The 4th of July has almost arrived and my husband is smiling and gritting his teeth. Red, white and blue is everywhere (food, flags, decorations). My mother is in 4th of July […]

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