From 1656 to 1704, Florida's San Luis was home to the main Apalachee village as well as serving as a military, religious, and administrative capital for Spain. Learn about this fascinating place in Florida history. Florida History: The Apalachee and Spanish at San Luis Mission My dad is a history buff, and when we visited him in Florida he took us to visit Mission San … [Read more...] about Florida History: The Apalachee and Spanish at San Luis Mission
As you tour Scotland's capital city you'll notice people posing in front of a statue of a small dog. Learn the story of Greyfriars Bobby, the small hero behind this Edinburgh dog statue. Wondering About that Edinburgh Dog Statue? The Story of Greyfriars Bobby This little dog statue immediately caught my kids' attention when we arrived in Edinburgh during the summer of … [Read more...] about Wondering About that Edinburgh Dog Statue? The Story of Greyfriars Bobby
Diversity is an amazing thing when you make the time to learn and understand world cultures. Teach kids to appreciate cultural diversity. I grew up traveling the world. My upbringing as a Third Culture Kid taught me to appreciate cultural diversity. My kids experience a pretty culturally diverse environment here in California's Silicon Valley, but there is so much more … [Read more...] about Teaching Kids to Appreciate Cultural Diversity
Wondering what to see in Edinburgh with kids? Learn why Edinburgh Castle is a must-see while visiting Edinburgh with Kids - and get some tips to make the most of your visit to this historic castle. This summer, Mike and I took the kids to Edinburgh for a month. It was a return home of sorts for Mike and I. We lived in Edinburgh for three years as graduate students at the … [Read more...] about In Edinburgh with Kids? You Need to See Edinburgh Castle
Why are Multicultural Books So Important? Here are the top 5 reasons I am filling my home with multicultural books, and a few book recommendations to get you started. 5 Reasons Multicultural Books Are Important for Every Home #1 Multicultural Books Broaden Horizons When we learn about people and cultures who are different from us, we discover new possibilities. So many of … [Read more...] about Why are Multicultural Books So Important?