Raising Bilingual Kids and their childhood songs

We are not Hispanic, but made teaching our kids Spanish a priority. Being bilingual opens up a part of the world my kids wouldn’t have access to without the second language. They sing songs in Spanish that we used to...

Reflecting on the past 96 years.

This is an interview with my Grandma, Yolanda Costa, on her 96th birthday. She grew up in Greenpoint, New York. She was one of 11 children in a large Catholic family. She was married to her husband, Joseph Costa for...

Nancy Saad on Julian Saad

Mom going through treatment for metastatic stage IV breast cancer discussing her son’s role as her Caregiver

“Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. The third is to be Kind.” Henry James

I interviewed Ms. Herron because I have known Ms. Herron for seven years but I felt like I didn’t know everything about her at the same time. I thought that doing this interview with Ms. Herron will give me a...

From New York to Miami, Ira Elegant’s journey through a career in law and raising a family

Ira Elegant lived in New York until he was twelve years old when he moved to Miami Beach. He was highly intelligent and ended up becoming a lawyer. After he met his first wife, Sharon, he raised a family with...

Common Ground Tacony Oral History Project: Morgan Robinson

Morgan Robinson shares fond memories of visiting her grandparents every weekend on Tulip St. right at the base of the Tacony-Palmyra bridge. When her parents moved from Tacony they did not move far; never farther than 10-15 minutes away. Morgan...

A Conversation With My Mother

My mother and I discuss the difficulties of living with Crohn’s disease.

Being a Single Mom

A brief summary of a personal experience being a single mother with 2 small boys.

Thanksgiving Interview

In this interview I discussed with my father the importance of life, love and success.

Mission Movin’ Moms interview by Dee Dee Parker with Vivian White.

Vivian shares her heart about her son James by giving a glimpse of his story growing up.

Dad

We talked about how my dad got up and going in the career he decided to change to and some of the key point in his life. We then talked about a iconic question that’s lives around our house, “how...

Getting To Know My Dad

In this interview, I talk with my dad about the process of moving to America on his own for college. I can’t believe I didn’t know so much!

Great grandkids interview “Grandma P.”

Four great grandkids, a granddaughter, and 2 sons interview “Grandma P.” who was born in 1933 about her childhood and lessons learned.

Affirmation of Love
September 22, 2019 App Interview

A mother and her son reflect on parenting and unconditional love.

A walk into the past with my grandmother

The interview was conducted in my living room. We disscussed what it was like for her growing up with 5 kids in her family in a small town in a rural area. What games she liked to play, what she...

Nana raises, teaches, and sets examples for kids.

I talked to Nana about her childhood and her being raised with four brothers! She talked about setting examples for her brothers and the students she taught being a Sunday School teacher and a piano teacher. We talked about her...