Cambodia with Alec: Angkor National Park, Cambodia

Visiting Angkor National Park in Cambodia - incredible photos of Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm, and more! Part of the World Culture for Kids series at Mama Smiles.

It’s been a long time since I published a post for my popular World Culture for Kids series! Today I am thrilled to bring the series back into action with the first of two posts about Cambodia from my sister Rebecca. Rebecca dreamed of being a photographer for National Geographic as a kid, and while […]

14 Cows for America

14 Cows for America

I’m thrilled to be part of the Read Around the World summer series from the Multicultural Kid Blogs – a series that allows followers to travel the world through books from many countries and cultures. Today is my day to choose a book! The book I selected, 14 Cows for America (affiliate link), commemorates September 11th […]

Where Are You From?


The question, “Where Are You From?” is a difficult one for me to answer as someone who lived a third culture childhood. Today I’m trying to give a complete answer. I was born in a small farming town in Utah, and spent much of my childhood like the photo above. I didn’t go to school, […]

Exploring Maine with Kids: Rockport and Camden


Today we are touring the beautiful towns of Rockport, Maine, as well as the neighboring town of Camden with Laura of PlayDrMom, a mother of 2 who is also a psychologist specializing in children and Play Therapy. She has been a practicing therapist since 1999 and obtained her doctorate in psychology (PsyD) in 2005 from […]

World Culture for Kids: Kuwait

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Today’s blog post about Kuwait comes from Christy at Wisdom. Knowledge. Joy. Christy is a former teacher and a mother of three – #3 is brand new! Drop by Christy’s blog for lots of fun learning posts, including these three: Counting by 2s: A visual kinesthetic activity, Popcorn Physics, and Science for Preschool Artists. Our […]

World Culture for Kids: The Gold Coast in Queensland Australia


Today we are visiting the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia! Post author Stacey is a stay at home mum of two energetic boys aged 7 and 9. Her blog, A Moment In Our World, is a journal of their homeschooling adventures! Stacey and her kids create lots of amazing things, they learn new things everyday […]

Raising Kids in Modern Russia

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Today Amanda Boyarshinov of The Educators’ Spin On It has graciously joined us to share this post on raising children in modern Russia, written with help from her husband, who is from Russia. Amanda is a master teacher and mom to three.  She has traveled the world and strongly believes in raising globally aware children.  […]

World Culture for Kids: Bushveld, South Africa


Today we are visiting the Bushveld in South Africa with Nadia of Teach Me Mommy! Nadia is a teacher turned mommy to a 3.5yr old girl and 1yr old boy. She blogs about easy and playful activities that she enjoys doing with her kids. I love Nadia’s paint swatch valentines, toad stool table, and wooden […]

Celebrating Multicultural Children’s Literature

celebrating multicultural childrens literature

Today is Multicultural Children’s Book Day! Mia Wenjen of Pragmatic Mom and Valarie Budayr of Jump Into a Book got together to raise awareness about this day, and I am so glad they did! Look at the pictures in the books on your local library shelves, and you will likely find that there is very […]

World Culture for Kids: Sydney, Australia

Sydney Opera House

Today we are visiting Sydney, Australia, with Stacey, the stay at home mum of two energetic boys aged 7 and 9. Stacey’s blog, A Moment In Our World, is a journal of her family’s homeschooling adventures! Stacey and her family create lots of amazing things, learn new things everyday and hope to inspire everyone in […]