Monthly Archives: November 2010


Personalized Gifts for Nana from Her Grandchildren

Here you are looking for perfect personalized gift ideas for a granddaughter or grandson to give Nana. Finding special gifts for Nana can be a challenge to keep the gifts unique and also something Nana will enjoy displaying or using. My children have a step-grandmother who has everything she needs [...]

Gift Ideas | Gifts for Both Grandpa, Grandma, and the Grandkids

Best Gift Ideas for Bonding with Kids Are you looking for fun, unique Christmas gifts for the kids this year? Well, I have ideas for gifts that grandparents can enjoy along with your grandchildren...have you seen Lowe's Red Tool Box Tools and Kits for Kids - the concept is truly [...]

3 Thanksgiving Alliteration Poems for Kids

Thanksgiving alliteration poems for kids. Thanksgiving is this month, so since I wrote a Halloween alliteration poem last year, I thought it only right that I add Thanksgiving alliteration poems for kids this year. If you and/or your class write an alliterative Thanksgiving poem(s), I will publish the Thanksgiving poems [...]

Baby Shower Gift Ideas | Help Decorate the Nursery

It's official...we are expecting our fourth grandchild in May! Pregnancy can seem like eternity when in all reality it is only nine months of joyful anticipation. Once the announcement is made, usually after the first trimester, preparations for preparing the nursery can get started. Even if you prefer to wait [...]

Veterans Day Poem | A Tribute by JA Heitmueller

An original Veterans Day Poem, A Tribute by Jane-Ann Heitmueller, pays tribute to all those who have served our country to preserve the freedoms we so often take for granted. A Tribute does not have to be used as a Veterans Day poem only. It can be used as a Memorial [...]

Thanksgiving Poems | Reprieve by JA Heitmueller

The Thanksgiving turkey in the following poem, Reprieve by Jane-Ann Heitmueller, is one lucky Tom! Read this poem with your children and grandchildren to find out just why... Reprieve By Jane-Ann Heitmueller While sauntering down an oak filled lane one bright, crisp autumn day, I sensed a quiet, hidden gaze [...]

Thanksgiving Poems | Gobble by JA Heitmueller

Have you ever thought about the origin of the word "gobble"? To the ear it is an example of onomatopoeia, one we associate with turkey talk. But if you ask Tom Turkey, he might tell you it is the sound of panic, the fear of being invited to our Thanksgiving [...]

Alliteration | Effect on Imagery and Mood

Alliteration adds to auditory imagery in poems and passages by enhancing an expression of mood the poet wishes to express. In analyzing quotations, a skill needed for the high school standardized tests, it is important to understand voice.  Find Examples of Alliteration, Imagery, Voice Read the following well known lines [...]

Precious Gifts For Baby | Precious Moments

At Precious Moments®, finding the perfect gifts for baby (or the new mom) is easy and fun! In addition to the adorable figurines that we all know and love, Precious Moments® has baby blankets, stuffed animals, books, picture frames and even cribs! Disclosure: I may be compensated through the links in this [...]