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Peruvian Culture for Kids: The Q’eswachaka Festival

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Each June, hundreds of Peruvian families come together for a one-of-a-kind festival near the village of Quehue. About 100 miles from Cusco, Quehue boasts an ancient tradition rooted in the culture of the Inca. Lasting four days, the event includes bridge building, dancing, a feast of local delicacies, and marks a unique way to learn about Peruvian culture for kids. Learn more about the Q’eswachaka Festival and why it helps locals “bridge” the cultural gap to their past.

Meaningful Christmas Gift Ideas for Kids

Christmas gift ideas for kids

We’re already in the thick of the holiday season. This time of year presents unique challenges when it comes to honoring the tenets of conscious parenting. After all, stockings need to be filled, traditions honored, and gifts given. Before falling into the consumer craziness, consider taking a more conscious approach. How? With these meaningful Christmas gift ideas for kids.

Multicultural Kids: Celebrating the Holiday Season Around the Globe

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‘Tis the season for festivity! Christmas receives most of the coverage this time of year. But children celebrate the holiday season differently around the globe. After reading this, you and your multicultural kids may be inspired to add a few new traditions to your own …

How to Foster Thankfulness During Family Travel

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Crowded roadways. Packed TSA checkpoints. Long airplane flights. Family travel during the holidays brings new meaning to the word “stressful.” In fact, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving is traditionally the busiest travel day of the year. Yikes! Ironically, this can leave you and your family feeling …

Travel the World: Halloween Celebrations Around the Globe

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Halloween remains one of the oldest holidays in the world, celebrated around the globe in myriad ways from Dia de los Muertos in Mexico to Pangangaluluwâ in the Philippines. While the United States and Canada focus on costume parties, pranks, and trick-or-treating, celebrations vary widely …