Have you ever wondered what they do in Baby-Land? Perhaps you have never heard of it. Maybe you even remember it! How wonderful is Baby-Land! Do you want to know more about it? Maybe you just need a memory jog. We see it in the faces of happy children every day. What! You have no small … Continue reading What Do They Do In Baby-Land?
The other day I picked up a delightful antique nursery rhyme book. It’s Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes Complete. It is from the late 1800s-early 1900s. Reading it, I saw the Mistress McShuttle poem that we first spoke of here. Her mention is a little more than halfway down. You can also see her part of the story … Continue reading A Word About Mistress McShuttle
Chapter VI “Goodbye, Mother Hubbard and Pom!” “My, my, what has happened to my family?” asked Mother Hubbard looking around the breakfast table at her little guests, Saturday morning. “Your faces are as long as umbrella handles and there isn’t a smile among you. You look as cloudy as a day in April. What shall … Continue reading Mother Hubbard’s House Party Chapter VI
Chapter V The Happiest Day of the Year Pom was the first to wake up on Christmas morning. The stars were still looking down from the sky but the hands on his little clock pointed to five. So up he got, and running from one room to another, wagged his tail and barked his Christmas … Continue reading Mother Hubbard’s House Party Chapter V
Chapter IV Christmas Secrets Never were there so many secrets under one roof as in Mother Hubbard’s house the day before Christmas. The fire in the big fireplace crackled and snapped with secrets which it told the chimney throat. Mother Hubbard and her ten little guests had to bite their tongues many times to keep … Continue reading Mother Hubbard’s House Party Chapter IV
Chapter III Choosing the Christmas Tree Wednesday morning dawned bright and sparkling. During the night, drifts of white snow had piled high against the house and barn. “We will have to wear leggings and overshoes when we go out today,” said Mother Hubbard to the boys and girls after breakfast, “for we are going to … Continue reading Mother Hubbard’s House Party Chapter III
I thought it would be fitting to talk about the characters who will be mentioned in our upcoming six day series that goes through the day after Christmas. This will be a delightful story called Mother Hubbard’s House Party, where Old Mother Hubbard invites ten children–all nursery rhyme characters–to visit for Christmas week. You may … Continue reading Mother Hubbard’s House Party – A Beginner’s Guide to Mother Goose
Today’s subject is a subject very dear to my heart– that is, nursery rhymes!!! I have a publication of The Real Mother Goose from the 1920s that Dad had in his shop when I was a teenager and another from the 1990s that I found later. If you are looking for an amazing book for … Continue reading The Real Mother Goose