Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

I Have A Dream Paintings By Kadir Nelson   By Connie Goldin   I Have A Dream is a magnificent picture book of the famous speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with powerful paintings by acclaimed artist and illustrator, Kadir Nelson. The paintings illuminate his profound words and are a rich visual accompaniment. This … Continue reading »
Christmas ~ Navidad

Christmas ~ Navidad

Christmas ~ Navidad A Time of Beauty ~ Una temporada de belleza   By ~ Por Connie Goldin   Merry Christmas ~ Feliz Navidad Enjoy the beauty that surrounds the Christmas season. Disfrute de la belleza que rodea a la temporada de Navidad. Make your own beautiful ornaments and gift bags with your children. ~ … Continue reading »
Christmas Books

Christmas Books

Christmas Books Enjoy holiday reading with your children! By Connie Goldin, MA, MFT The anticipation of Christmas and all of the excitement that brings, can make young children–not to mention moms and dads– a bit stressed! A little calm reading time, snuggled up to one another, is just the right remedy for “wired kids” syndrome. … Continue reading »
Hanukkah Brisket Recipe

Hanukkah Brisket Recipe

Happy Hanukkah From Mom to Madre Enjoy a Traditional Beef Brisket–Easy and Delicious By Connie Goldin As part of a family that has two religions and family traditions–Christian and Jewish–we have enjoyed the wonderful aspects of both holidays for the past thirty years. One of the recipes I learned from my mother in-law is included … Continue reading »
Thanksgiving ~ Día de Acción de Gracias

Thanksgiving ~ Día de Acción de Gracias

Happy Thanksgiving From Mom to Madre Feliz Día de acción de Gracias De Mom to Madre Mom to Madre is thankful for all the lovely families we get to meet and know at our Family Literacy Parties. Here is a gallery of their Thanksgiving art. ~ Mom to Madre está agradecida por todas las bellas … Continue reading »
Harvest Jewels

Harvest Jewels

The Beauty of Fall Produce Teach kids to appreciate new foods and tastes. By Connie Goldin, MA, MFT Thanksgiving– and preparing for the family feast– provides such a lovely opportunity to introduce new foods to children. Perhaps you can start by talking about the colors of the seasonal fruits and vegetables when you go to … Continue reading »
Halloween Books

Halloween Books

Fun Books for Halloween Witches, Monsters, Spooky Kooky Castles, and More! By Connie Goldin, MA, MFT Halloween is a wonderful time for young kids and families. Here are some darling books for the younger set– starting with toddler books, books for preschoolers, kindergarten beginning readers, to books for big brothers and sisters who are already … Continue reading »
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Speech August 28, 2013 ~ Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Speech By Connie Goldin, MA, MFT   On Wednesday, August 28, 2013, America celebrated the famous “I Have a Dream” speech of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., which was presented fifty years ago on the steps of the … Continue reading »