Funeral Poems for Grandma | How to Write

December 29th, 2008|Funeral Poems|

Funeral poems for grandma requests come to me often. During the first week of December, I received an email from an 18-year-old young woman who asked my help in finding her a granddaughter to grandmother

Twas the Night Before Christmas

December 25th, 2008|Christmas Poems|

Twas the Night Before Christmas By Clement Clarke Moore Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney

Twelve Days of Christmas

December 20th, 2008|Christmas Poems|

Can you name the gifts given on each of the Twelve Days of Christmas in this classic Christmas carol? I've always enjoyed singing the Twelve Days of Christmas in an attempt to see if I could remember

Three Kings, a Christmas poem

December 20th, 2008|Christmas Poems|

Three Kings, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, tells of the Three Wisemen who followed the bright night star to find the baby sleeping in a manger...the baby Jesus whose birth we celebrate on the 25th of December. Three Kings

Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus

December 16th, 2008|Reviews & Recommendations|

Soon, our inquisitive Kaitlin will be asking the very same question as Virginia. When our children asked about the existence of Santa Claus, I told them even though their friends choose not to believe in Santa

Christmas Handprint Wreath (fabric paints)

December 15th, 2008|Christmas, Crafts & Projects, Holidays|

Christmas Handprint Wreath Handprint gifts are so precious to grandparents and parents, alike, for Christmas or any special occasion. They can be used on wall hangings (see Christmas handprint wreath picture below), pillows, plates, and tote bags.

Christmas Jokes and Riddles

December 14th, 2008|Christmas, Christmas Poems|

My granddaughter, Kaitlin, asked me to share some Christmas jokes and riddles with you. Last Saturday we had lunch at Roy Rogers' Restaurant. The prize included with Kaitlin's lunch was a puzzle with Snow Jokes underneath and

How the Grinch Stole Christmas Poem | Sing-a-Long

December 9th, 2008|Christmas Poems|

How the Grinch Stole Christmas poem has become an enjoyable classic read to girls and boys by parents and grandparents. Put on your Grinch pajamas and sit close while you share this Christmas Dr. Seuss poem and

The Spirit of Christmas

December 8th, 2008|Christmas Poems|

How did the tradition of sending Christmas cards begin? In England, about 1840, the Penny Post was started which allowed for messages to be sent to others to stay in touch. Because of the Penny

Santa Claus Poems

December 7th, 2008|Christmas Poems|

Santa Claus will soon be here. It's time to sing and cheer! Hold your grandchildren near and read these Santa Claus poems to those you call Dear. When Santa Claus Comes A good time is