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Nursery Rhymes

...See How They Run

Marcia Liss | Posted 12.05.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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The Shocking, Twisted Stories Behind Your Favorite Nursery Rhymes

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 12.01.2014 | Books

Dark backstories often lurk behind our favorite childhood songs and fairy tales. This shouldn't be so surprising. Childhood itself is a fairly recent ...

Little Girl Has Her Own Ideas Of How A Nursery Rhyme Should Go

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.29.2014 | Parents

No matter how many times 4-year-old Lola tries, she just can't seem to get the words to this nursery rhyme right. "One day we went to the zoo," si...

Reinventing the Fairy Tale

Alishia Osborn | Posted 11.19.2014 | Arts
Alishia Osborn

I have fond memories as a kid imagining myself within the confines of some of my favorite stories. Living amongst the old woman and all her children i...

Bustin' Rhymes: Nursery Classics Revised For Moms

Peyton Price | Posted 11.05.2014 | Parents
Peyton Price

Hickory dickory dock. Can you please stop touching your %^&*? You went number one, but now you're all done. Hickory dickory %^&*.

Adorable Little Girl And Big Rottweiler Make Beautiful Harmonies

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 06.26.2014 | Parents

The two singers in duets can take/come in many different forms, but we've never seen a pair quite like this. YouTube user Dan Cena recently posted ...

These Songs Are So Perfect

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.25.2013 | Comedy

Ever wondered what it would sound like if The Cure covered "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star"? Or if Vampire Weekend played "I'm a Little Teapot"? Of cours...

Childhood Revised

Eleni Gage | Posted 09.30.2012 | Parents
Eleni Gage

Fiction of all sorts, including nursery rhymes, allows us to try out conflict in a safe way. That's the point, it's where the thrill comes in; we're scared, then reassured the danger isn't real.

Little Pigs On The Chopping Block

Posted 07.10.2012 | Arts

Art and book collectors alike can delight in the recent sale of a series of original, rare Beatrix Potter illustrations through Sotheby's. Today in Lo...

Swim Lessons

James M. Chesbro | Posted 08.13.2012 | Parents
James M. Chesbro

I came to dread the lessons. The water made James more timid then I had expected, and I didn't know that in order to father him through his fears, I'd have to let go of mine.

New Book: Nursery Rhyme Comics (Photos)

Monica Edinger | Posted 12.11.2011 | Books
Monica Edinger

Nursery Rhyme Comics is indeed cute, but it is also funny, clever, and highly entertaining, filled with traditional rhymes made fresh and new.

5 Silly Childhood Rituals (That Explain Adult Behaviors)

Cracked.com | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

The glory of youth is that idiocy is not only expected, it's adorable. Even in a state of age/syphilis induced dementia, you will never again get ...

Mother Goose Meet 'Other Goose'

J.otto Seibold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
J.otto Seibold

First, let me tell you a little secret about Mother Goose. SHE IS NOT A GOOSE! She is actually a person.