Summertime and singing

Summertime and the livin’ is easy…(Porgy and Bess) Summers for me as a child were filled with swimming – at the park district outdoor pool or at Crystal Lake with my mom, brother and sister. We often sang in the car together on our way to swim, songs we’d learned at school, in Girl Scouts,

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Spring books and poems to read to little ones

“Spring, Spring, Spring!” sang the frog. “Spring!” said the groundhog. When my children were little, one of the books I read throughout the months of March, April and May was a Little Golden Book by Margaret Wise Brown called Home For A Bunny.  Illustrated by Garth Williams, it delighted us all.  Although I found the

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