Fall Art ~ Arte del otoño

Fall Art ~ Arte del otoño

Building Preschool Skills through Art Construyendo habilidades preescolares a través del arte By Connie Goldin, LMFT Yesterday, I had the pleasure of bringing art supplies for several projects to twenty Head Start families. There were moms and dads, grandmas, babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and older siblings. There were even a few cousins, in tow! We had children … Continue reading »

Science Concepts ~ Conceptos de la ciencia

Science Concepts ~ Conceptos de la ciencia

Wonder Works Wonders! ¡El asombro hace maravillas! Learning through Nature ~ Aprendizaje a través de la naturaleza   By Connie Goldin, LMFT   Nature Art for Kids ~ El arte de la naturaleza para niños Source for Toddler Turtle Craft Inspiration for Squirrel Craft   Mom to Madre is proud to have presented a hour-long … Continue reading »

Happy Father’s Day ~  Feliz Día del Padre

Happy Father’s Day ~ Feliz Día del Padre

You are our star! Thanks for showing us the way. ¡Tú eres nuestra estrella! Gracias por mostrarnos el camino.     How to Surprise a Dad by Jean Reagan (Author), Lee Wildish (Illustrator) Mister Seahorse by Eric Carle (Author, Illustrator) A Day with My Dad by Lance Waite Quiero a mi papá porque by Laurel … Continue reading »

One By Kathryn Otoshi

One By Kathryn Otoshi

One By Kathrin Otoshi Colors, Numbers, Counting and Lots More!     By Connie Goldin, MA, MFT   I picked up One on a book buying trip and thumbed through it. It was beautiful. I glanced quickly and saw everything I wanted to show preschool parents about important pre-K skills–colors, numbers, counting, sizes and shapes. … Continue reading »

A Mom’s Reading List

A Mom’s Reading List

 Shara Shares Her Reading List Mom to Madre is so delighted that Shara Lawrence-Weiss is letting us re-post her lovely article on great books for kids, on our website. Shara knows what she is talking about when she recommends kids’  books. As a mom of four children, a former nanny, a Special Education Paraprofessional (K-5th) and the owner of three websites for … Continue reading »

Homemade Watercolors & More

Homemade Watercolors & More

Homemade Watercolors & More Fun for kids of all ages! By Connie Goldin Mom to Madre had fun in our “test kitchen” (also known as my kitchen) making DIY watercolors that we found on Meet The Dubiens family blog. It is very inexpensive and the ingredients are all things found in most kitchens: baking soda, … Continue reading »

Holiday Reading & Activities

Holiday Reading & Activities

Enjoy The Holidays With Your Little Ones       Holiday Reading And Art Projects Fun Books and Activities By Connie Goldin, MA, MFT   Do you celebrate Christmas as a sacred religious event? Or, is Christmas a fun American holiday of giving and receiving for your family and friends, with special food, a tree … Continue reading »

For Kids–Moms’ Watercolors

For Kids–Moms’ Watercolors

Moms Lead The Way When we did the watercolor project that follows, two moms sat at the table and painted with their children. One mom had her two teens with her. They had a great time painting “Keep Out!” signs for their rooms. Mom painted this beautiful planet. Another mother and her preschooler sat together … Continue reading »