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Category Archives: The Five-Year-Old Tells Stories
Well, you’ve gone and done it — spent another year reading Caterpickles. We’re awfully glad you did, and to show our appreciation, The Seven-Year-Old wants to share this poem with you: Santa (by The Seven-Year-Old Howell) Snow is falling … Continue reading
Love it or hate it, every year National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) inspires hundreds of thousands of writers around the world to spend November in an intense writing sprint. This is my third year doing it (I participated as a … Continue reading
Best sung in a happy, high-pitched, atonal five-year-old voice to whatever tune you like best today… “Zippers” By The Five-Year-Old Howell ♫ Zippers have germs And when they cut you It might really hurt Or it might not. ♩ ♫ … Continue reading
One morning, while we were taking an inventory of The Five-Year-Old’s stuffed animals, she paused to tell me a story about one of them. Tigery’s Tale By The Five-Year-Old Here’s the whole story of Tigery’s life. For about a million … Continue reading
So I’ve turned the blog over to The Four-Year-Old. As I type, she is busily rolling the Story Cubes looking for a good story to fall out. Ah. Looks like she found one. Here we go… Once upon a time, … Continue reading
Happy Halloween, Caterpickles! I am turning the blog over to The Four-Year-Old today, so that I can focus on things like poofing The Four-Year-Old’s Elvis wig and starching her white rhinestone jumpsuit for tonight. As previous Caterpickles have noted, my … Continue reading
Caterpickles wishes a very happy Labor Day to our US readers, and offers a gentle recommendation for those of you whose family gatherings may have as many conversational landmines as relatives. Recently, we acquired a little game called Rory’s Story … Continue reading