Paw Patrol and Five-Year-Old Feminists

October 11th was the International Day of the Girl.  I can’t say I had ever heard of this holiday before.  I can’t say we celebrated it (because, in our house, it seems that EVERYDAY is Day of the Girl (and Boys)).  And that was my next question–is there an International Day of the Boy? But…

Day of the Dead: Cultural Interchange

“Celebrations like Día de los Muertos are gaining popularity in the U.S. because the spiritual awareness gives integrity to the festivities that have been denuded of spiritual meaning.  The only way to keep the integrity of the holiday is to retain its primary purpose: the unification of the communion of saints and a cheeky nod to death.” -Meghan…