Ramadan Feast

1 Hour Remedy to Thwart Muslim Stereotypes

  “Wow…what a way to blow away years of stereotypes in one evening! Everyone should do this,” my 16 year old son said as we got into the car. He was talking about the Niagara Foundation’s Abraham’s Tent program. The motto of the program is “Open Doors, Open Minds and Open Hearts.” Starting in Ramadan,…

Intercultural Wedding

Person to Person Intercultural from World Chicago

  Somewhere between the roasted chicken and the chocolate chip cookies, we abolished global poverty and achieved world peace. And Ange found a wedding dress. It was an amazing dinner. Intercultural Parenting: Values in Action You would think with us already being a Brazilian/USAmerican and Jewish/non-Jewish family, that embracing values of intercultural and interfaith appreciation would…

3 Secrets to Happy Working Mom Intercultural Talk

Three Secrets to Being a Happy Working Mom

“Wash the dishes to wash the dishes.” –Thich Nhat Hahn By Deanna Shoss, President, Intercultural Talk, Inc., and mom to Lucca, 15. 1. Teach everyone to cook and do laundry One red sock in my husband’s white load and a missed iPhone left in a pocket, and I am officially banned from washing anyone’s clothes…

Use these Communication Techniques for a Happier Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day comes love, and with love comes communication and its counterpart, miscommunication. In honor of Valentine’s Day I’m sharing helpful tips for communicating with loves ones. I hope these will come in handy. The “Is this on?” response. You say something to your darling sweetie and there’s no answer.  For example: “Honey, my…