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

Day of the Dead, Dia de Los Muertos, Latino Family Traditions, Mexican traditions

Day of the Dead

by B. Olivas *The first of November begins the Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) festivities. Its roots can be traced back to indigenous cultures. The Aztecs had a celebration in the ninth month of their calendar with a celebration to their goddess Mictecacihuatl, the “Lady of the Dead,” later depicted as La Catarina.… Continue reading Day of the Dead