Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

Celebrating Thanksgiving  Books, Wreaths, and Songs   By Connie Goldin, LMFT Thanksgiving is an American Holiday that everyone can celebrate. It is not just for people of one specific religion, or place of origin. It is for all of us who live here and are thankful for our blessings, opportunities and freedom. One tradition that … Continue reading »

The Thankful Book

The Thankful Book

Feeling Gratitude The Thankful Book by Todd Parr   By Connie Goldin, LMFT   Todd Parr creates such fun and helpful books for children. This month, as we wind up for celebrating Thanksgiving, Parr’s book, The Thankful Book, offers parents and kids a chance to reflect on all the wonderful (and funny!) things they have … 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 »

Thanksgiving Art

Thanksgiving Art

    Thanksgiving Art Fun Activities For Different Age Groups By Connie Goldin, MA, MFT   Mom to Madre brought lots of art supplies to different family groups this November. The youngest kids enjoyed making hand print turkeys and the older kids made foam art centerpieces for their families’ Thanksgiving table. With as many options … Continue reading »

A Poem of Thanks for Young Children

A Poem of Thanks for Young Children

Thank You Sun Thank you Sun for shining bright, Thank you Moon for night’s soft light, Thank you stars for twinkling so, Thank you Earth for plants that grow. Thanks for family and friends so dear, Thanks, my loves, for being here.   By Connie Goldin ©2011 Mom to Madre   On Scribd

Un poema de acción de gracias para niños

Un poema de acción de gracias para niños

Gracias Sol Por Connie Goldin © 2011, Mom to Madre   Gracias Sol por brillar, Gracias Luna por la tenue luz, Gracias Estrellas por titilar así, Gracias Tierra por las plantas que haces crecer. Gracias por la familia y los buenos amigos, Gracias a mis amores por estar aquí. Traducido por María E. Rangel En … Continue reading »