Holidays for Kids

Non-Fiction - Parenting
108 Pages
Reviewed on 07/24/2012
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Author Biography

Charles Pascalar is an accomplished and insightful marketer, speaker, and writer. He has achieved success in many fields including a professional sports team championship, TV and radio appearances, leading nationally recognized, retail marketing departments, raising two great children, and being tolerated by a wonderful wife. He sits on numerous retail advisory boards and enjoys playing the piano, writing, dreaming, and traveling.

His personal and professional goals are simply “to make a difference”.

This is his first book and he hopes it will make a difference in the lives of children and parents everywhere.

You can find out more about Charles on linkedin, facebook, or twitter.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Kristie Ingerto for Readers' Favorite

Charles Pascalar's book "Holidays for Kids" is packed full of great ideas for parents and children to celebrate holidays together, well-known holidays and lesser known ones as well! This book is divided up into chapters by each month with the holidays specific to that month coming in each chapter. For example, July has five holidays: Independence Day, Macaroni Day, Slurpee Day, Lollipop Day, and Parents' Day. While the majority of Americans already have ways and traditions for celebrating Independence Day, the author has included some historical facts about each state and also information about different types of fireworks. Then Slurpee day is of course July 11th (7-11 Convenience Store) and the book gives a brief history of this store and a simple tradition of going for a Slurpee on this day each year. The last chapter contains other special days such as birthdays, picnic days and kids in the kitchen days that can be celebrated any day and many days throughout the year. Each holiday is discussed and ideas are shared for families to adapt and use in order to create their own traditions and have fun together.

This is by far one of the best parenting books I have ever read! Not only is it unique and fun to read, but it is filled with excellent ideas to use as a way to spend time and create memories with my children! I love the range of ideas and activities in this book and cannot wait to try so many of them out. While some will take more time and money than other ideas, it is all about creating the moments and memories as a family and giving of time and love as the author stresses. This is a must-read for all families!