Category Archives: Parenting

Sonnet 37 By W.Shakespeare

Modern Version: Just as a decrepit father takes pleasure in seeing his active child engaging in youthful activities, so I, whom misfortune has injured and crippled, take all the comfort I can in your good worth and fidelity. For whether … Continue reading

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For Mum – Happy Mother’s Day

The Song of the Old Mother By W.B Yeats I RISE in the dawn, and I kneel and blow Till the seed of the fire flicker and glow. And then I must scrub, and bake, and sweep, Till stars are … Continue reading

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Father By Anon

Father Your life was love and labour Your love for your family true; You did your best for all of us. We will always remember you. You can only have one father Patient, kind and true; No other friend in … Continue reading

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‘Twas the night before school by Charles Gulotta

Poem By Charles Gulotta From Mostly Bright Ideas Blog: Source: https://mostlybrightideas.wordpress.com/2010/08/30/twas-the-night-before-school-starts/ ‘Twas the night before school starts, and all through the town, Not a teacher was sleeping, just thrashing around. Thoughts of the classroom brought a tear to each eye, … Continue reading

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How to teach your child to read

Title:How to teach your child to read Author:Mumsnet Full Text & Source: http://www.mumsnet.com/books/teach-your-child-to-read The Internet, Online, 13/08/2016 Sample Text: There’s learning to love books and there’s learning to read books. If you can get the first one sorted, the second … Continue reading

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How to Organize A Family Picnic

Title: How To Organize A Family Picnic Author/Publisher: Wiki How Full Text & Source: http://www.wikihow.com/Organize-a-Family-Picnic The Internet, Online, 02/06/2016 Sample Text: Steps 1.Select a weekend to have your picnic. …… 2.Make an inventory of family you’d like to invite… 3.Choose … Continue reading

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Parenting – One Family Ireland

Title: Parenting Skills Author: One Family Ireland Full Text & Source: https://onefamily.ie/education-training/for-parents/parenting-skills/ The Internet, Online, 6/3/2016 Sample Text: Being a parent means learning every day. One Family offers a range of parenting programmes for people who parent alone or share … Continue reading

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