• A
  • Ottawa, Canada
  • a year ago

Parenting in a multi cultural relationship

Hi mamas! Who out there is in a multi cultural relationship?😀 Do you find it affects your parenting style and have you had to compromise on things?
  • S
  • ID, US
  • a year ago

I was raised in a very Mexican home but am very traditional minded and kinda melted with the American lifestyle which I love it’s my country after all I still speak Spanish and have those values but it’s not heavily influenced my husband is Christian white and traditional so I guess our traditional qualities work out well we love learning about our cultures makes life more interesting!

  • A
  • Media, United States
  • a year ago

Got the American/Mexican mix here. It really takes having a very open and honest communication with your husband about the matter, and taking a strong stand should family want to intervene. My hub and I have already figured out which customs we are/aren’t following, and are making sure our families know WE are the ones to make that decision. My family is very traditional Mexican which causes some conflicts in them understanding American ways. It’s gotten messy at times, but has meant me having to put my foot down when my family members try to change our decisions. But little by little it’s getting easier. Have an ongoing open conversation with your husband, because new traditions (which may clash) will pop up, and don’t take it personally.

  • T
  • London, UK
  • a year ago

No, we have similar values, thoughts and opinions on how we want to raise our kids. However it might change a bit with experience. We are new at this so we only have the theory. I'm from Western Europe (Portuguese) big relaxed family and he is from Eastern Europe (Romanian) small family quite religious although he is not. Hopefully we stay in sync through the years.

  • N
  • Morganville, United States
  • a year ago

My partner and I have many talks about we are going raise our son. He is Italian and I’m Trinidadian, so we were raised is very different. We haven't gotten into any clashes yet since our son is still a baby.

  • D
  • Berkeley Vale, Australia
  • a year ago

Hubby is Fijian and they are a very tentative culture, he’d an only child but I’m from a huge Aussie family and very laid back.. We have to just talk through our differences and come to an agreement. Most times I just give in because it’s he’s child too 😊

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