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We Asked… Introducing Family Heritage

We asked Aug Sep 2014
This summer we asked our readers: How have you introduced your family heritage and traditions to your children?

We asked Aug Sep 2014This summer we asked our readers:
How have you introduced your family heritage and traditions to your children?

“Frequent family dinners with all of the cousins and lots of stories.”
Wendy from Wendy’s Hat

“Usually around a big dinner with the whole family. Good food and good conversation.”
Tatanisha Pitts-Worthey

“We come from a huge background. We’re Puerto Rican, Irish, and Italian. Though, we’ve been able to infuse a little bit of our background into everything we do. We started off by learning about our Puerto Rican Heritage, learning to speak Spanish, and we taught our younger generations Spanish. We then started introducing Italian traditional food and family time. As far as the Irish portion? We have the last name and can drink like a true Irish! lol. Our biggest area that we’ve always tried to encourage is learning about all of heritage that makes us complete and unique, and it was a great learning process in raising my nieces and nephews in the acceptance of others and their cultures…and to know that everyone is unique.”
David Murphy

“The Christmas tradition of waking up and going to the designated house for family celebrations after the youngest child of the family wakes up is something we are carrying on with our daughter!”
Taylor Speikers

We’d love it if you let us know how you explore your family’s roots with your children!

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  • Diane Nassy

    It’s interesting to see that many of the family traditions involve food!

  • Jana | Merlot Mommy

    We are big on family traditions in our house! I love reading all of these!

  • I’m ALL about traditions! Thanks for including my thoughts.

  • Katie

    We have been making new family traditions and don’t really use older ones. With a blended family and many of our family not in our area, it seems it’s better for us this way! 🙂

  • Tatanisha Worthey

    Thank you for including my quote. The boys LOVE LOVE LOVE when the whole family is home and we can have dinner together. Zion always says- the whole family is here.

  • notageek4u

    Hey, that’s me! 😀 Thanks for sharing my thoughts! Love all of them!

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