Editorial Board and MKB Administrators

Editorial Board and Website

See also the MKB Board

Supervising Editors

Maria of Bicultural Mama and Ilze of Let the Journey Begin (see below for full bios)

Editorial Board

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Leanna is a stay at home mother to three sweet, funny, rambunctious children. She draws inspiration from the Writings of the Bahá'í Faith and tries to raise her children in a fun, spiritual, loving environment. She and her husband, who is from Costa Rica, are raising their children to be bilingual and bicultural but more importantly to be "world citizens." Leanna blogs at All Done Monkey and is the founder of Multicultural Kid Blogs.

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MaryAnne was raised in the United States, Guatemala, France, Bolivia, and Austria. Her first daughter was born in Scotland, and she now lives with her husband and their four children in Silicon Valley, California. You can find MaryAnne writing about family travel, parenting, crafts, and education at Mama Smiles – Joyful Parenting.

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Varya blogs at CreativeWorldOfVarya.Com . She is a mom to 3 children, an educator, a childhood neuropsychologist, an early development specialist, a baby massage and perinatal fitness instructor, aromatherapist and a breastfeeding counselor. Varya has been living in China for over 20 years working and raising her multicultural family.

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Frances Díaz Evans is a Latina Author, Educator, Multicultural and Language Advocate. She holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of the East in Puerto Rico and a master's degree in Spanish education from the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina.

She is the founder and writer of the multicultural, bilingual parenting website, Discovering the World Through My Son's Eyes and Discovering Español (Discovering Spanish), a business dedicated to teaching Spanish online.

She can be found musing on her blog, Facebook and her favorite social media platform Instagram.

avatar for Rita RosenbackRita Rosenback

Rita Rosenback is the founder of the Multilingual Parenting site, author of “Bringing up a Bilingual Child” and a Family Language Coach helping multilingual families. She also gives talks and holds workshops for parents and teachers on the topic of bilingual children.

avatar for Annabelle HumanesAnnabelle Humanes

Former linguist raising third culture kids (currently in Portugal), I am the author of "I am on the Move - Friends Books", a little keepsake autograph book for kids who move internationally.

avatar for Ilze IevinaIlze Ievina

Ilze is a sociology PhD turned digital marketer and mom to two trilingual, multicultural kids. Originally from Latvia, she has lived the last decade in Northern Germany. Ilze's blog Let the Journey Begin is fueled by tea, chocolate, and the power of procrastination. You can also find her on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

avatar for MaDonnaMaDonna

MaDonna is a writer who focuses on third culture kids. She married one and they are raising three. She calls her family the "fusion family" as they seem to be fused together by race, culture, and disabilities. You can find her writing at www.raisingtcks.com.

avatar for Maria Wen AdcockMaria Wen Adcock

Maria Adcock is the founder of BiculturalMama.com - a site covering multicultural parenting with a focus on Asian American culture. She has been featured on The Dr Oz Show, Bloomberg News, Newsday, and many other media outlets. Maria is the bestselling author of "It's Chinese New Year, Curious George" (January 2023).

avatar for Vicki GarlockVicki Garlock

Vicki Garlock is founder of World Religions for Kids and a Supervising Editor for MCK Blogs. She is the author of the award-winning kids' book, We All Have Sacred Spaces, and Embracing Peace: Stories from the World's Faith Traditions. Her next book, ABCs of the World's Religions, is due out in January, 2023. She also teaches grown-ups about the world's religions, one minute at a time, on TikTok. (@learnreligions #religionminute)

Former Members of the Editorial Board

Founding Member: Giselle Shardlow of Kids Yoga Stories

Founding Member: Ute Limacher-Riebold of expatsincebirth.com

Former Supervising Editor: Jenny B of Spanish Playground

Former Supervising Editor: Linda of Hispanic Mama

Aditi of Raising World Children

Amanda of Turning Dutch

Amanda of Miss Panda Chinese

Ashley of Family on the Loose

Aysh of Jeddah Mom

Charu of Ketchup Moms

Crystal of Castle View Academy

Jennifer of Think Ten Media Group

Kali of For the Love of Spanish

Kay of A Crafty Arab

Leena of LeenaSaini.com

Lisa of Knocked Up Abroad

Mariam of And Then We Moved To

Monica of MommyMaestra

Olga of OlgaMecking.com

Orana of Crazy Little Family Adventure

Patricia of Our Whole Village

Vicki of Faith Seeker Kids

MKB Administrators

Administrators are those that assist the MKB Board with special projects or social media.

Carrie of Crafty Moms Share

Kali of For the Love of Spanish

Linda of Hispanic Mama

Olena of Bilingual Kids Rock

Hanna of HannaCheda.com

Julie of Globe Trottin’ Kids

Christa of Pura Vida Moms

Stephanie of InCulture Parent

Betty of CHALK Academy

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