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Summerville CommUNITY Back to School Bash 2019!

Celebrate the end of summer at this year's Summerville CommUNITY Back to School Bash on Saturday, August 17! The event includes free food, bounce castles, and school supplies while they last. Just be sure to register here first! ¡Celebre el fin de verano en la Fiesta de Regreso a la Escuela de Summerville CommUNITY de este año, … Continue reading Summerville CommUNITY Back to School Bash 2019!

The Candle of The Sacred Heart/ La vela del Sagrado Corazón

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage month, I'm sharing a reflection on a family tradition that has made a lifelong impact. What parts of your Hispanic heritage have shaped your life? In my Puerto Rican household, one of the most significant family values ingrained in all of us was the Catholic Faith and the fact that we … Continue reading The Candle of The Sacred Heart/ La vela del Sagrado Corazón

It’s summertime, and the livin’ is not always easy

Many people have heard of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), but it is more frequently associated with the colder months. However, it can also present during the summer, along with many other disorders. Here are a few articles discussing  some of the research on how the summer months can be a difficult time for some. If … Continue reading It’s summertime, and the livin’ is not always easy

Actividades para los niños/Activities for Kids

¡El año escolar está al punto de terminar! Ahora, ¿que podemos hacer con nuestros niños? Aquí hay varios sitios con sugerencias, pero nosotros queremos saber cuales son sus lugares o actividades favoritos. ¡Déjenos un comentario! The school year is almost over! Now, what do we do with our kids? Here are a few sites with … Continue reading Actividades para los niños/Activities for Kids

Using Children’s Books to Start a Conversation about Immigration

Sometimes the most important things to talk about are also the hardest things to talk about. Immigration is one of those things, and if the person you're having the discussion with is also a child, things can get even trickier. Here is where picture books come in, and they are useful for different reasons for … Continue reading Using Children’s Books to Start a Conversation about Immigration