MarocMama

A Fearless Guide to Food and Travel

Back to School for Global Kids
Has summer flown by for you? It sure has for me! Between traveling, spending time with family and taking part in lots of events time has run it’s course. In a little over a week we’ll be back on an airplane home to Morocco. Because we’ve been so busy... Read more
Do you remember what the first book you read in translation was? I’ve always been drawn to books that were originally published in other languages, or that have loose use of multiple languages in the text. As a part of Multicultural Kid Blogs Read Around the World Summer Reading... Read more
French for Kids: The Zazoo Books
  In Morocco there is a bilingual education system, and in some schools it is tri- or quad- lingual (amazing isn’t it?) I’ve previously written about my children’s school and as they’ve progressed through this year I’ve learned a lot about multilingual education. My kids speak Arabic with my... Read more
TV and the Expat Experience
One day, last fall when I was in the US I was driving down a back country road listening to NPR (my favorite radio station). A story came on about immigrants and TV. I don’t remember the exact details but remember nodding in agreement when they discussed how TV... Read more
Holiday Photo Gifts for Grandma
Today I hit a milestone on my iPhone, 1000 images. That’s a lot of pictures! I’ve been relying on my phone to snap day to day images, instead of carrying around my large DSLR. I’m able to take pictures more often and much more naturally than with the large... Read more
New Cookbook: Mediterranean Paleo Cooking
  I feel like a broken record saying this, but you really meet the most amazing people when you’re in the blogging world. In the last few months I met Caitlin of Grassfed Girl online through, of all things, our connection as wives of North African men. Caitlin’s husband,... Read more
It’s that time of year when round-up posts are aplenty.  Not being one to want to be left out, I’m offering you my favorite cookbooks from 2012.  I have a bit of a cookbook problem, just ask my husband.  Whenever a box turns up that looks like it might... Read more
Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World {Review}
I was lucky enough to gain an advance viewing of Unity Productions Foundation latest feature Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World. I am a bit of a documentary geek and was interested to see how this story would be told. I was captivated.  This video is one of the... Read more