Did these customs develop as a form of keeping good, harmonious relationships and having the ability to count on each other?
Lisa was born and raised in Toronto to Ecuadorian parents. She works as an Instructional Designer, has a passion for education, and enjoys writing. She frequently volunteers to help improve parent engagement for the Spanish-speaking community for student academic success and well-being.
A movie about the Day of the Dead inspired me to examine the traditions my family adopted, altered and abandoned.
01/30/2018 10:14 EST
When I was growing up in the 1980s, I never had a Hispanic figure to look up to other than my parents.
12/22/2017 14:22 EST
Languages adapt in funny ways in Canada.
08/14/2017 17:30 EDT
Growing up, I didn't think I had identity issues. I only realized it as an adult.
06/28/2017 11:03 EDT
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