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How to help your kid feel proud of his roots

As I talked on my two worlds one chica blog about how is my live living in America while most of my life I lived in Peru and all my roots are there, I have to be realistic and admit now my new life is here in the United States my new home country. Although…

Cuando tu hijo dice NUNCA VOY A PODER BAILAR “MARINERA”

Esta historia comienza hace exactamente anho y medio cuando se me ocurre inscribir a Tyler a clases de marinera en la escuela Garbo y Salero en Falls Church, VA;  al comienzo dije bueno como diversion y distracción que aprenda a bailar marinera,  cuando ya las clases se tornaban mas difíciles comenzo, el mama: no me…

Teaching your kids, It is OK to lose (6 years old)

My son has been dancing the worldwide known “marinera” since November of 2013 and when in 2014 a friend of mine suggested he could  compete in August, as I parent I knew he wasn’t ready. I thought there will be other opportunities; indeed there was another competition in November of  2014, and I thought he was…

This is my PERU, in Washington DC – Folklife Festival

As I was telling a Peruvian friend today, we are so privilege to live where we live, in Washington DC. Having the opportunity to learn about Peru, and learn about traditions that even me as a Peruvian haven’t even experience; it is simply a gift from GOD. For those who live close to Washington DC,…

EVERYONE can learn “Marinera” in Washington DC

I want to share with you something I have learned as a Peruvian-American mom, a mom trying hard to make my kids feel proud of my Peruvian roots, through dance & music. I want for both my kids to learn one of the most typical dances from Peru known as “marinera”. I have always thought how nice it…

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