Entries by Eileen Carter Campos

Help Your Kids Embrace Their Mixed Heritage #BilingualPlus

[Mamiverse’s Bilingual Plus is an online channel devoted to bringing parents and educators the bilingual learning tools they need in the form of digital picture books, sing-alongs, and free curriculum-based family activities.] As the daughter of a mother born and raised in Puerto Rico and an American father, and as one half of a bicultural […]


Learning to Let Go of Mom Guilt

Ah, mom guilt. I’m sure we all feel it at some point. Try as I may to resist it, every so often it creeps up on me like a lingering bellyache. Some days are better than others. I’m torn between my work, my passion and my kids. I’m a schoolteacher by day and when I […]


Remembering The Cuentos We Grew Up With

I have always appreciated being born of a Puerto Rican mother and an American father. It’s been wonderful to experience and learn from their cultural differences, although I’ve always felt closer to my mother’s side of the family. We spent most of our holidays with them. Their apartment was tiny, yet there was always room […]


Living and Coping with Vitiligo

As a teacher for many years now, I take people for who they are, and not what they look like. I guess this is what happened when I met Telisha for the very first time, and why I didn´t notice she was a little different.Telisha is a counselor at the school where I work as an elementary […]