Author name: Lisa Ferland

Lisa Ferland is the editor and publisher of the Knocked Up Abroad series and focuses on the cultural differences in pregnancy, birth, and parenting approaches worldwide.

How to make a scandinavian midsummer crown |Multiculturalkidblogs.com

How to Make a Scandinavian Midsummer Crown

Midsummer is the celebration of the longest day of the year. It is one of the oldest celebrations in human history. One can see the original pagan roots steeped in the current practices of midsummer—the traditional dresses, dancing around the maypole, wearing flowers in your hair, and celebrating fertility in many ways and always with

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Diversity in Books Through Self-Publishing: Arnold Henry | Multicultural Kid Blogs

Diversity in Books Through Self-Publishing: Arnold Henry

In 2018, Arnold Henry received a rejection letter from a literary agent who told him that despite loving the writing and illustrations, “However, in today’s market, stories about African American ‘fathers’ is a tough sell.” This false belief that there is no market for stories written by black authors and furthermore, no market for stories

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10 Fun Facts About Sweden for Kids

Sweden is the third largest country in the European Union and has a total population of 10.2 million. However, less than half of Swedes live in the cities which means that Sweden is a very rural country. Find out how Swedish kids spend their time exploring the numerous forests, lakes, and beaches that make up

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Postpartum Depression Around the World

When women give birth, they are plunged into a world bursting with change, unpredictability, love, and loss. Emotions are often conflicting as you feel a tremendous amount of love for this newborn child but also feel undeniable exhaustion, sleep deprivation, fluctuating hormones, and fear. These swirling emotions can increase feelings of depression and anxiety. What

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