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Maria of Bicultural Mama is a first generation Chinese-American woman who grew up in a traditional Chinese home in the U.S. and married an "All-American" guy from Long Island. She left work in corporate marketing to spend more time with her adorable toddler and to pursue a writing career.
Now, she shares her journey of being a bicultural mom, which she describes as "Celebrating the Best of Both Worlds." She provides perspectives on all things related to parenting, culture, and society. From a tutorial on Chinese eating customs to discovering children's CDs and books that help teach kids Mandarin, Maria's wrting is informative, interesting, and sheds light on how she is raising a bicultural child. Her writing has been featured in Babytalk magazine, care.com, and she was also featured on BlogHer.
Aside from writing about culture, offering commentary on current news, and providing tips for packing kid-friendly lunches, Maria reviews books, DVDs, CDs, and hosts fun giveaways for her readers.
Follow Bicultural Mama on Facebook and Twitter (@biculturalmama).