By: MaryAnn Cooper
Just Cos: Sharing Pizza and Pleasantries with Bill Cosby
People often ask how do you get famous people like Vice President Biden, Colin Powell, Martin Sheen or Julie Andrews to agree to an interview. The truth is there is no easy answer. Sometimes it all comes together with one or two well-placed [...]
The following rhyme encourages grandparents to make reading-aloud to their grandchildren part of the bedtime routine. Titles of favorite read-aloud books for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers are shown in italics.
By Susan Marx Let’s read a book Together to settle you down, Time for Bed in your cozy jammies or nightgown. Sleep time for [...]
With the Oscars just around the corner, Americans are rushing to see the films that critics have been raving about for months. Some of our families in the Touro University Worldwide (TUW) Marriage & Family Therapy Department reviewed a few of this year’s Oscar Nominees and the family lessons that can be [...]
Grandma Has Wings is an adventure that begins while six little girls are visiting their Grandma. Each has a special name for her. “I call her Gram Cracker.” “I call her Granny.” “I call her Gram-Gram.” “I call her Nana, ‘cuz I can’t say my “M” sound!” “I call her Grandma.”
When the girls [...]
By Ranny Levy KIDS FIRST! Coming Attractions, www.kidsfirst.org
A romance, yes, but with unusual twists and a complex story line. That is what makes the new film Safe Haven so interesting to watch. February 14 is known as a day for romance, and this year at the theater is no exception. Rated PG-13 for sexual [...]
By Ranny Levy, President & Founder of Kids First!
When we imagine a post-apocalyptic world, it usually includes a lot of broken down buildings, stray dogs and a bunch of raggedy and tough survivors, but rarely zombies! Warm Bodies, rated PG-13, is a hilarious look at what could be, a world in which humans are [...]
By Ranny Levy, President/Founder of Kids First!
Beautiful Creatures is a refreshing twist of the age old tale of young love, sacrifice and the battle between good and evil. When Ethan Wate, played by Alden Ehrenreich, meets a mysterious girl named Lena, he immediately falls for her. But Lena and her family have a [...]