blessings · poetry

How Welcome is the Rain

Leslie is memorizing her final poem for the year. It has been very appropriate for these rainy, dreary days we’ve had lately. It’s called “Rain in Summer” by Longfellow. When you’re smack dab in the middle of a major drought, this poem holds a special meaning. I don’t usually photograph rain, but I did today.… Continue reading How Welcome is the Rain

homeschooling · poetry

Little By Little

My daughter, Leslie, is committing this poem to memory in her fourth grade school work. I just love it, and I wanted to pass it along. Whether you’re familiar with it or not, I hope you enjoy it.   Little By Little Anonymous “Little by little,” an acorn said, As it slowly sank in its… Continue reading Little By Little

family-scrapbook-Matthew · motherhood · poetry

My Boy Who’s Three

I’m sitting in the living room next to Matthew on this lovely spring evening and thinking…probably too much! (Didn’t know that was possible with me didja? 😉 )Anyway, I thought I’d put my few meandering thoughts here. It’s supposed to be written in stanzas of two lines (couplet), but my blog doesn’t want to recognize… Continue reading My Boy Who’s Three

family-scrapbook-videos

A Little Poetry, Past and Present

I was going through some photos on my phone and came across several videos, too. I had recorded the kids quoting their poems back in September, but never did anything with the video. I wanted to share them here so I’d have them. The poems are from the Abeka spelling, vocabulary and poetry books for… Continue reading A Little Poetry, Past and Present