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Happy Birthday to My Mom! by Dellani

I often credit my father for my editing skills, but my mother was also a strong influence in my early writing career. A consummate story teller, she used to regale us with The Three Billy Goats Gruff, The Magic Fish, Chicken Little and many more wonderful folk tales. 822 more words

Dellani Oakes

Cutest finger rhyme for kids

I’m cheating a bit today, since I have been super busy recently trying to sort out career stuff like resumes, cover letters, pitches. That means the blog gets shoved to the bottom of the list…booooo! 98 more words

Make Something Out of Nothing for Your Kids, Crochet Toys

I have more time than money so I like to make my gifts. It is important in our consumer-driven society to show kids they can create toys with things around the house.   341 more words


More Finger Puppets 

Today’s nap time project – farm finger puppets with a barn “envelope” to keep them in when not in use. She seemed to like the others and loves her farm books, so I hope these are a hit with her too.


Finger Puppets

I’ve been thinking about making a quite book for my daughter. Overall she’s really a good baby, well toddler now. But she’s beginning to get more active and at 18 months old cannot really be expected to be still and quite for an hour church service (or three hour association meeting – even a lot of adults have trouble with that one 😉). 55 more words