Guest Posts & Articles

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Podcast Interview for Bilingual Avenue: Learning Language from Our Kids

Raising a bilingual child when you don’t speak the majority language well and that time on a plane when my daughter started singing about poop.

 

P1030843Ana Luiza’s Day: A Kid’s Life in Vitoria, Brazil

Janelle Diller & Lisa Travis, authors of the chapter book series Pack-N-Go Girls, asked me to write a post in advance of their first book set in Brazil!

 

 

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Becoming a Third Culture Kid: A Letter to My Multicultural Daughter
I wrote a letter for my daughter to be read in future whenever we move to the United States about her heritage and why no one in the U.S. will think she’s Latina.

 

 

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Window Shopping: A Global Tour of What You Can Buy From Your Car Window

Guava, phone charger, absolution? What you can get by leaning out your car window.

 

 

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Where Brazil’s Soccer Prodigies Are Hiding

An article originally published in Glimpse magazine about a girls soccer team in Rio and the challenges they face playing a “boys” sport in Brazil.

 

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The Thomas Hobbes School of Driving Like a Carioca

The only laws that govern traffic in Rio are the laws of physics.

 

 

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Clothing Optional: My One Trip to a Moroccan Bathhouse

While studying abroad in Morocco I made the mistake of wearing tropical print bikini to the bathhouse. Worst decision ever.