Category Archives: children

Children’s Tea Set: Passed Down through the Generations

All of the Stoughton girls, including my great- great gran Jane Stoughton were, born in the early 1800’s.  That is almost 210 years in the family-cool!  Chances are that great- great Aunt Mary gave these dishes to gran when her … Continue reading

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What Were they Reading to their Children?!

I found an interesting little book in one of my gran’s trunks.  Her father gave it to her when she was a little girl.  It was printed in what looks to be 1897. After some research, I have found that … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts

The dawn is just about to break.  Morgan is sleeping-curled up with Byron.  The image would make a perfect card. I have been up for hours importing images from the past into a modern form- scanning them into my computer … Continue reading

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Propaganda for Victory Bonds

I found this in one of my gran’s journals from World War One.  It is about 20 pages, and reads like a child’s song.  The goal of the pamphlet is to try and sell Liberty Bonds- in Canada we call … Continue reading

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Explaining Love Play

Today in the car I was listening to “I’m Only Going to Break your Heart,” by Tiao  Cruz, and Morgan seemed to like the song- she started to sing to it. After the song was over she asked me, “Why … Continue reading

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