Flowers and Books ~ Libros y flores

Flowers and Books ~ Libros y flores

Art and Botany ~ Arte y botánica     Bouquet of Paper Flowers ~ Ramo de flores de papel  By Connie Goldin, LMFT     A Photo Essay ~ Un ensayo fotográfico   Read and Learn ~ Lean y aprendan Lola Plants a Garden Las semillas mágicas

Books on Food and Family ~ Libros en Comida y familia

Books on Food and Family ~ Libros en Comida y familia

Fun Food Books Libros divertidos de comida By Connie Goldin, LMFT Teach children manners, names of fruits and vegetables, where foods come from, and silly stories about food through reading wonderful children’s books with them. Enseñales a tus niños modales, nombres de frutas y verduras, de dónde vienen los alimentos, e historias divertidas sobre la … Continue reading »

Golden Classics ~ Clásicos de Oro

Golden Classics ~ Clásicos de Oro

Literature for Children ~ Literatura para niños Three Favorite Genres ~ Tres géneros favoritos By Connie Goldin, LMFT The beautiful books below are examples of classic literature for children ages 3-12. They broaden our world in terms of vocabulary, cultural literacy, and universal themes about life and human nature. Read them out loud with your … Continue reading »

Fall Reading

Fall Reading

New Books for Children Celebrating the Seasons   By Connie Goldin, LMFT       This fall, enjoy four beautiful books for children, released in 2015. Waiting by Kevin Henkes is a gentle book that young children will love hearing. It has a lullaby quality. When I was reading Waiting, I thought of the children’s … Continue reading »

Parenting ~ Crianza de los hijos

Parenting ~ Crianza de los hijos

Four Essential Elements of Parenting COMPASSION, COMMITMENT, COMMUNICATION, CONSISTENCY Compassion for our babies and children develops love, bonding, nurturing, empathy, and the desire to protect them from harm. Our little ones give us joy. We commit to them in good times and bad, from birth to adulthood. We put our children’s needs first by providing … Continue reading »

Helpful Books ~ Libros útiles

Helpful Books ~ Libros útiles

Emotional Literacy ~ Alfabetización Emocional   By/Por Connie Goldin, LMFT       Read books to help your children identify different emotions and behaviors. They can learn to begin to deal with their own feelings by reading about the struggles of others. ~ Lea libros para ayudar a sus hijos a identificar las diferentes emociones … 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 »