We Reached GuideStar Gold

We Reached GuideStar Gold

Mom to Madre recently earned the Gold GuideStar Nonprofit Profile participation level! This leading symbol of nonprofit transparency and accountability is presented by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. In order to be awarded the Gold Seal of Transparency, Mom to Madre included basic contact information, financial information, and our goals, strategies, capabilities, indicators, and … Continue reading »

2015 Annual Campaign

2015 Annual Campaign

Dear Friends, This joyful holiday season Mom to Madre is counting our blessings. We are grateful to our families, friends, supporters and community members, for enabling us to serve disadvantaged families in San Diego County, working as unpaid volunteers. In October, we celebrated our sixth year of outreach, education, family literacy parties, and book donations. … 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 »

Fall, 2013

Fall, 2013

Fall Starts Sunday Seeing the Signs   By Connie Goldin, MA, MFT This coming Sunday, September 22, fall begins. It’s been full summer in San Diego, until this morning. I woke up very early and went outside into the morning air. It felt cool. The Autumnal Equinox is upon us. That’s not to say that … Continue reading »

Budget Books

Budget Books

Buying Budget Books Getting more for your money   By Connie Goldin, MA, MFT I love a deal. Imagine my delight when I walked into my local bookstore and immediately encountered the bargain book shelf. Unable to pass by without a peek, I spotted beautiful new preschool-age books in perfect condition. To top off the … Continue reading »

Summer 2013

Summer 2013

Summer Enjoying Summer’s Bounty   By Connie Goldin, MA, MFT The other day, as I looked through the window, I saw a white bit of fluff floating on the breeze. I was intrigued as I watched a miraculous seed delivery system at work. I had purchased two milkweed plants in the winter, to attract Monarch … Continue reading »