26 episodes

Jade Jones, owner of the Jonesin' For Taste blog, invites you to join her in the discussion of cultural awareness and world diversity. Learn how families teach their children to explore and embrace the world, its people and their differences with a compassionate heart and open mind. When we reach out of our comfort zone and seek to learn about other people, nationalities, and cultures, we become more empathetic. This creates a feeling of social connection and unification.

Families Exploring Culture Jade Jones

    • Society & Culture
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Jade Jones, owner of the Jonesin' For Taste blog, invites you to join her in the discussion of cultural awareness and world diversity. Learn how families teach their children to explore and embrace the world, its people and their differences with a compassionate heart and open mind. When we reach out of our comfort zone and seek to learn about other people, nationalities, and cultures, we become more empathetic. This creates a feeling of social connection and unification.

    Making A Plan For Summer Learning

    Making A Plan For Summer Learning

    In this final episode of season 1, I recap what we have learned and help you come up with an action plan to make cultural exploration a part of your family routine.

    Summer is a great time to incorporate global education activities whether you have big or small travel plans. If you aren’t going anywhere, or you think you can’t find cultural opportunities, don’t give up! There are lots of ways that you can do this without ever leaving home.

    Show notes  

    Podcast episodes available here: https://jonesinfortaste.com/podcast/

    Full episode recap: https://jonesinfortaste.com/26-making-a-plan-for-summer-learning/

    Guide on how to teach your children to be world explorers available here: https://jonesinfortaste.com/how-to-world-food-explorers/

    Want to follow our adventures traveling and living abroad ? Follow Jonesin' For Taste on Instagram to catch all of our latest adventures? Stop by, send me a DM, and let me know what you would like to know about being an expat

    • 16 min
    Traveling with kids tips and tricks

    Traveling with kids tips and tricks

    Want to travel as a family, or even just plan more outings, but get overwhelmed with how to make it fun for everyone? In this episode, mom of 3, Molly shares her tips and tricks for planning manageable itineraries everyone will love, finding foods your kids will love even when in unfamiliar places, and so much more.

    Guest bio:

    Molly is a travel writer and mother of three boys. She writes at www.ExploringThroughLife.com. In 2019 she and her children spent more than 100 nights away from home. She believes instilling a sense of adventure is one of the greatest gifts she can give to her children! She and her children did a 31 Day Hiking Challenge in 2020 and are currently doing a May Hiking Challenge while travel is still restricted due to Covid-19. You can follow more of their adventures on Instagram at Exploring Through Life

    Guide on how to teach your children to be world explorers available here: https://jonesinfortaste.com/how-to-world-food-explorers/

    Want to follow our adventures traveling and living abroad ? Follow Jonesin' For Taste on Instagram to catch all of our latest adventures? Stop by, send me a DM, and let me know what you would like to know about being an expat

    • 37 min
    Exploring Haitian Culture

    Exploring Haitian Culture

    What do you know about Haiti? Come and learn about the culture of Haiti, it's food and people. Husband and wife duo, AJ & Mirlene of Savory Thoughts, share about life in Haiti, what they love about the culture, and the struggle of keeping their children connected with their heritage.

    Virtual field trip for kids: Coming soon

    About today's guest:

    We’re AJ & Mirlene. We write, cook, and take pictures of all the foods you see on this site. We are both avid coffee lovers and foodies. We were both born in Haiti, but completed all of our schooling in the United States. We have been blessed to have careers that allow us stability and growth.  Mirlene’s dream and passion is to be at home in the kitchen, in her “own world” and to share with you her creativity. Our goal is not only to introduce Haitian recipes and other dishes, but also show how Haitian dishes can be use as part of other dishes from around the world. 
    Show notes:

    Connect with AJ & Mirlene:
    savorythoughts.comIG - https://www.instagram.com/savorythoughts/Guide on how to teach your children to be world explorers available here: https://jonesinfortaste.com/how-to-world-food-explorers/

    Want to follow our adventures traveling and living abroad ? Follow Jonesin' For Taste on Instagram to catch all of our latest adventures? Stop by, send me a DM, and let me know what you would like to know about being an expat!

    • 43 min
    Talking to kids about food

    Talking to kids about food

    Learn how to teach children to talk positively about food they may not know anything about and help them develop a positive narrative around describing foods, even those they may not like.

    About Jenni:

    Jenni lives in Iowa with her amazing husband, 3 girls, two Golden Retriever puppies, and 2 feisty black cats. Jenni is the founder of The Gingered Whisk. She loves using the power of food to explore and illuminate the wonders of the world for busy families. Through creative and flavorful weeknight meals that are easy to make, and tips to get kids to get involved in cooking and eating, Jenni’s passion is to help families enjoy varied and flavorful meals together.  When not cooking, eating, or thinking about food, she is often hiking around area parks, creating intricate legos castles with her girls, watching nerdy tv with her husband, or curled up in a corner somewhere reading a good book.

    Show Links:
    Tasting Trek - https://www.subscribepage.com/tasting-trek
    Foodie Family Passport Kits - https://thegingeredwhisk.com/foodie-family-passports/
    Website - https://thegingeredwhisk.com
    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/gingeredwhisk

    Sign up for my quick start guide to getting kids more involved in the kitchen here: https://www.subscribepage.com/quickstartcookingwithkids

    Guide on how to teach your children to be world explorers available here: https://jonesinfortaste.com/how-to-world-food-explorers/

    Want to follow our adventures traveling and living abroad ? Follow Jonesin' For Taste on Instagram to catch all of our latest adventures? Stop by, send me a DM, and let me know what you would like to know about being an expat

    • 33 min
    Life as an Indian Expat in the Netherlands

    Life as an Indian Expat in the Netherlands

    Join me as we talk with Rukmani, an expat from India, on what life has been like leaving her home in New Delhi and setting up a new life in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

    In this episode we discuss:
    Navigating cross-cultural differencesWays to learn about a new culture before you moveChallenges of finding work in a new countryNotes:

    About today's guest
    Rukmani Krishna is a stay-at-home mom living in Netherlands with her small growing family. A talent management professional in her previous life, she enjoys being out on her bike, cooking food that reminds her of her childhood and improving her photography skills. 

    Guide on how to teach your children to be world explorers available here: https://jonesinfortaste.com/how-to-world-food-explorers/

    Want to follow our adventures traveling and living abroad ? Follow Jonesin' For Taste on Instagram to catch all of our latest adventures? Stop by, send me a DM, and let me know what you would like to know about being an expat

    • 31 min
    Exploring Malaysian Culture

    Exploring Malaysian Culture

    What do you know about Malaysia? Come and learn about the diverse culture of Malaysia, it's food and people. Guest, Char Ferrara, shares about life in Malaysia, what she loves about living there, and more.

    Virtual field trip for kids: https://jonesinfortaste.com/malaysian-culture-virtual-field-trip-for-kids/

    About today's guest:

    Char is a blogger at Wok & Skillet where she shares simple and easy Asian recipes you can make at home. She is the author of The Healthy Wok Chinese Cookbook - Simple recipes for cooking healthy versions of your favorite Chinese Dishes at home
    Show notes:

    Connect with Char:
    www.wokandskillet.comFB - https://www.facebook.com/wokandskillet/IG - https://www.instagram.com/wokandskillet/Guide on how to teach your children to be world explorers available here: https://jonesinfortaste.com/how-to-world-food-explorers/

    Want to follow our adventures traveling and living abroad ? Follow Jonesin' For Taste on Instagram to catch all of our latest adventures? Stop by, send me a DM, and let me know what you would like to know about being an expat!

    • 21 min

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It’s important for all of us to broaden our experiences, acceptance, and views of the world! Different does not equal bad. What a great way to explore how our differences can bring us closer and give us strength if we make the effort to understand and appreciate each other! Can’t wait to listen to more!

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