Birthdays in Barcelona
Here is an excerpt from my latest “Family Matters” column for Metropolitan magazine:
“My older son Nico just turned six years old! One of the best things about living in Spain is that I can bake cupcakes for his class without fear of inciting either scorn or controversy. In the United States, a mother who brings birthday cupcakes to school is seen as being an evil contributor to childhood obesity, not to mention an unoriginal person who bakes passé desserts. Here in Barcelona though, frosted cupcakes are still cool and I can bring them to school with my head held high.”
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