Celebrating La Navidad

Adoptive families can celebrate traditions from a variety of cultures. Here are some tips for planning your celebrations this holiday season.

Learn how to celebrate multicultural traditions for the holidays.
Posadas, Piñatas, and Pageantry Many Latin American countries celebrate the story of Christ’s birth with weeks of wonderful processions, theatre, and religious ceremony. Some of these traditions have traveled to our country—to the Southwest states as well as to other Latino communities—so you may be able find local festivities that honor your child’s heritage. Or consider adding these multicultural traditions to your own. Las Posadas: In Guatemala and Mexico, the Christmas season begins in mid-December with the tradition of Las Posadas (the inns). Children, ...

How do we celebrate the holidays? In all sorts of creative ways. Here, gifts of love exchanged by families in open adoptions, along with an assortment of customs, crafts, and recipes just right for our multicultural families.


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