Two Little Blackbirds

http://www.youtube.com/v/4tkQcyWUS5M&hl=en_US&fs=1& This is my favorite rhyme to do with toddlers these days, as it has lots of hand movements and most toddlers, especially the really young and active older ones, need hand movements to keep them still and focused on the rhyme and me. I get more animated and use the rhyme below. It’s aContinue reading “Two Little Blackbirds”

Original Mother’s Day Poem

Julia Ward Howe’s Mother’s Day Proclamation of 1870: “Arise then, women of this day! Arise, all women who have hearts, whether your baptism be that of water or tears! “Say firmly: ‘We will not have great questions decided by irrelevant agencies. Our husbands shall not come to us, reeking with carnage, for caresses and applause.Continue reading “Original Mother’s Day Poem”