Hearts and Flowers Sponge Art

Hearts and Flowers Sponge Art

Use Cut Sponges as Stamps in Print Making   Have fun with your children making beautiful Valentine’s Day art for family and friends. Use new slightly moistened sponges (for protection from bacteria with used sponges), and draw an outline of a heart or flower onto sponge with a watercolor pastel or a Sharpie. Adult cuts … Continue reading »

Valentine’s Day Party

Valentine’s Day Party

Make February 14th a Color-filled Celebration!   Books, Art, and Family Time     Enjoy Darling Books with Your Kids Love Me Tender Lyrics by Elvis Presley, Illustrations by Stephanie Graegin, is a love-fest between babies and parents. It’s perfect for young children, but everyone else will love it too. It’s interesting to see the … Continue reading »

Valentine’s Day Fun

Valentine’s Day Fun

Easy Valentine’s Day Party   By Connie Goldin, LMFT   This Valentine’s Day, throw your kids a party! Start with two great books. We chose There’s This Thing by Connah Brecon because the art is ageless and beautiful, and the story is lovely. People of all ages can learn the message that love is possible … Continue reading »

Winter 2013

Winter 2013

Winter in San Diego Hint–Spring Starts in January!   By Connie Goldin, MA, MFT   January started with a big, exciting job for Mom to Madre. We were delighted to have been chosen to present two ninety-minute workshops for families at the California Head Start 2013 Annual Conference, in San Diego, February 4th-8th. Mom to … Continue reading »