About Growing Up Blackxican


GUBlife formerly Growing Up Blackxican ™ is a diverse modern family blog. The GUB family is Mixed-Heritage. GUB provides its readers with a family lifestyle blog which includes topics about culture + traditions, crafts +  DIY, mixed life + parenting, food+recipes, travel, bilingualism (English/Spanish),  and videos! 

GUB is a PR+Brand friendly site. We’ve had the opportunity to work with several different brands such as Walmart, Barbie, Lawry’s, Tylenol, The Jamaica Tourism Board, AT&T, Lubriderm, Pampers and Cacique! To contact us for opportunities to work together please email us at growingupblackxican@gmail.com 


Meet the Family




When it comes to mixed heritage family life, Ruby Wright inspires families to celebrate culture and make new family traditions.Ruby enjoys writing and speaking about her life as a parent of mixed heritage kids, creating quick and easy recipes, and celebrating culture with food, crafts and travel!   Ruby is a Millennial Latina, SoCal native who has since relocated to New Jersey, A proud wife to a U.S. Navy Veteran and a Mama of two with one in the oven due July 2017. more on Ruby



Marcus is our behind the scenes dad. He not only blogs but edits our videos and takes all our action/event footage and photography. He is an 8 Year U.S. Navy Veteran and is currently in school full-time majoring in Photography. Marcus likes collecting Legos, taking pictures, traveling, and spending time with his wife and kids. View  his work  @BlackCamAction2.0



Little Man is in 3rd grade, loves video games and reading Captain Underpants, Diary of a Whimpy Kid and Plants vs Zombies series.  He is smart, shy, and compassionate! He enjoys building lego sets and playing baseball. He’s got a mean throw! He is currently learning Spanish at school. 



Little Lady is in 2nd grade, loves youtube videos and being in front of the camera. She is bright, talkative, and caring. She enjoys collecting NomNums, baking with mama, and water-coloring.  She loves reading the Never Girls Book Series. 



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