Explaining my reasons for moving the family from Lima to St. Louis, Missouri and the implications of repatriation.
Describing my wife’s latest pregnancy scare after having three children in just over three years. And what it’s like to be the father in a family of five.
Why would the evil jealous psycho witches in my Lima neighborhood make up stories to sabotage my marriage?
Telling the story of the mysterious foodstuffs being discarded on my rooftop patio, and the saga undergone in getting it to stop.
I slapped my son in public and earned the condemnation of a neighborhood Peruvian for being abusive. Could I have been charged for child abuse?
Another glowing review of the American embassy in Lima, Peru, in which my newborn daughter obtained citizenship from the excellent state-department staff who have no criminal records.
After firing my first maidservant in January, our difficulty in finding a babysitter and domestic maidservant illustrates the changing economy in Peru.
A look at various comments from gringos and Latinos — as well as hybrids — about when is the appropriate age for girls to have their ears pierced.
The story of my first empleada, or maidservant, in Latin America. I was 100% completely satisfied, and I fired her after six months.
Arequipa in southern Peru is unaccommodating for children and offers few family-friendly activities.
Explaining the trend of shrinking family size in Latin America’s emerging middle class. One child is the new normal.
A playlist of Spanish-language songs for children featuring Canciones de la Granja and classics like Pulgarcito and Don Pepito Verdulero.