10 Things You Didn’t Know about Haitian Culture

Most people know Haiti as an island in the Caribbean, but how much of Haitian culture is known? Today, I’m sharing 10 facts on the culture as it pertains to my life!

As some of you already know, I was born in Haiti, but grew up in the United States. Even though I grew up in the U.S., I still was raised in a Haitian household, and that came with its own challenges. It might have been as simple as not understanding the popular game of football, or as serious as having to help parents translate everything. Often, I have to give out friendly reminders that my culture is a bit different than the standard ‘American’ lifestyle. As I’m sure some people are unfamiliar with Haitian culture, I’m sharing ten things you don’t know about it. Maybe you’ll know all of them already, or maybe you’ll learn something new 🙂 Continue reading “10 Things You Didn’t Know about Haitian Culture”

The Languages in My Mind

Languages are an interesting and captivating part of a culture. Come learn how language plays a role in my life!

I am constantly amazed at how many different languages and dialects exist in the world. Some are easy to start understanding, while others seem to make no logical sense. Of course what languages you believe fall into which categories depends on your native language, and your ability to pick up languages. Continue reading “The Languages in My Mind”