Day of the Dead, Family, Latino culture, Latinos in film

Day of the Dead in the U.S.A

The Latin American tradition of "el Dia de Los Muertos," has crossed over to the U.S. as Day of the Dead (DoD) Celebrations are in more cities and cemeteries than ever before. One can find DoD items at Williams-Sonoma, Cost Plus World Market, Target, Michael's, and several other stores. The day has been commercialized and… Continue reading Day of the Dead in the U.S.A

Day of the Dead, Dia de Los Muertos, Latino culture, Parenting, Rosita y Conchita

Talking to Children About the Day of the Dead

It's officially the Dia De Los Muertos, a remembrance of all our loved ones who have passed onto another world. As Chief Seattle says:                                             There is no death, only a change of worlds  Previous blog entries  have… Continue reading Talking to Children About the Day of the Dead

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10 Must Have Items for Dia De Los Muertos

http://www.latinalista.com Right after the candy and costumes of Halloween, we have the celebration of Dia De Los Muertos, the Day of the Dead (DoD).  This is an ancient tradition which has been reintroduced into the United States in the 1990's.  I am the second generation Mexican American. The DoD celebration was not part of my childhood… Continue reading 10 Must Have Items for Dia De Los Muertos

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Building Fictional Characters

Feliz Day of All Souls or Dia De Los Muertos (DDLM). The last two days have been a whirlwind that rivals the 75 degree Southern California Santa Ana winds that we have today. I began NaNoWriMo on November 1st, while getting my micro mini bookstore, The BookNook, ready for opening this afternoon. The last week… Continue reading Building Fictional Characters