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4 Delightful Bilingual Books to Read with Your Child

4 Delightful Bilingual Books to Read with Your Child

Reading in Two Languages My son is growing up in a bilingual household, but he’s already chosen his dominant language – English. This doesn’t surprise me, given that the community surrounding him speaks English.  Therefore, I have to work harder to get him to engage in Spanish. It takes dedication, patience, and persistence on my part, […]

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National Arts Education Month: Inspiring Your Young Wine Country Artist

National Arts Education Month: Inspiring Your Young Wine Country Artist

The month of March is National Arts Education Month. And fortunately for us living in Wine Country, we are surrounded by the arts. Parks and wineries showcase majestic sculptures, while coffee shops, restaurants, and even hospitals display works by local artists. Whether at a brewery, farmer’s market, or festival, we are able to find live […]

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How I Ignored the Fat Shamers and Reclaimed My Joy

How I Ignored the Fat Shamers and Reclaimed My Joy

At 180 pounds and five feet five inches, I have a BMI of 30. That puts me in the overweight category. According to fat shamers, that somehow lowers my worth as a human being. Up until now, I believed the cruel judgments placed on me by fat shamers. But that ends here. I will no longer accept […]

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