The COCO Effect

It's been a few weeks since the Pixar movie COCO was released. I took my daughter to see the film the Saturday after Thanksgiving.  I wasn't sure what the reaction would be since she knew a little about Dia de Los Muertos - only what she had seen on an episode of Elena of Avalor … Continue reading The COCO Effect

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Celebrating Dia de los Muertos – Day of the Dead

  Growing up in El Paso, Texas,  I was surrounded by rich Mexican culture. One of the celebrations that was prevalent in my childhood was Dia de Los Muertos. It wasn't just a holiday celebrated by my grandparents, it was a holiday that I participated in by dancing with the Folklorico group around the city. … Continue reading Celebrating Dia de los Muertos – Day of the Dead