The short story by Lucy Maud Montgomery, ‘Christmas at Red Butte,’ was published after her best-known work, ‘Anne of Green Gables,’ first delighted readers. Read it for free here!
Vintage family & old-fashioned parenting
Remember the game of ‘dots’ or ‘boxes,’ where you joined the dots to complete squares, and the person who made the most squares was the winner? Print out these two versions to play at home.
Below is some parenting advice from more than 100 years ago. Please keep in mind that much of this is information is out-of-date and provided
Here is a heartfelt — though dramatized and beautified (and sometimes somewhat inaccurate) — story of Judy Garland’s early life, originally published in 1942. Judy
Readers worldwide were delighted to learn of a book discovery in 2015: What Pet Should I Get? by the famous children’s author Dr Seuss.
What were the keenest, neatest and most popular names for newborns in the mid-fifties? Check out this table of the top 100 names for baby boys who were born in the year 1955!
Fifty years ago, a woman practically retired from the pleasures and active interests of life at about her fortieth birthday, and began to get ready to die.
How to give a preschooler something fun to do. And something fun to learn. (1966) The Mattel-O-Phone talks, teaches, and works like real. The voice
Romper Room: Television classroom for preschoolers (1971) From The Leaf-Chronicle (Clarksville, Tennessee) May 26, 1971 The world’s largest kindergarten is not located in India or
This look into the origins of many common last names offers a peek into the past, and might even be some help in tracking down
At least 5 million youngsters in this country have tried marijuana. They’re not delinquents or from urban slums. They’re kids you know. Maybe your own.
So you’re a Johnson: About this surname It’s a mighty clan, outnumbered only by the Smiths. Meet some members worth claiming as kinfolk and a
1980s video games were a game changer — literally.
Millionaire mothers spend oceans of dollars in bringing up their babies How will the richest babies in the land turn out? The mothers of Baby
Who needs a nursery? Make your kitchen the happy hub of your home! (1963) A playful candy-striped rounded kitchen from the 1960s MORE: 16 kitchen
Make him the happiest boy in the world this Christmas (1950) … with the only train in the world with ‘Magne-traction’ — the sensational new
Old Nitey Nite pajama sleepers for kids (1949) Now it’s buy time for Nitey Nite. Now these popular sleepers, sturdily tailored of healthful, absorbent, feather-
“Pretty” a variation of the name “Pratt” by Elanor Lexington Pratt is a name derived from the Latin pratum — a meadow. Platt has the
The 1950s brought us a whole host of things — rock & roll, the jet age, the tail end of the baby boomers — and
Here are more than 30 pages showing nearly 100 different cute vintage 1960s dresses for girls, made for ages 5 to 12. Some of the
Even though most people consider this a more modern problem, as early as 1950, the traditional family dinner and family time was going by the
Striped collared short-sleeve shirts for boys (1962) Heathered Carter’s polo shirts (1965) Gabardine slacks and jackets for boys (1965) Suits for little boys: Madras, seersucker
Here’s a look back at some vintage pictures of newborns, babies and toddlers from the 1940s & 1950s. Along with those, you will also see
The history of the last name Jones In Wales, Jones is the most common of surnames, and throughout Great Britain and the United States more
The surname Price Price is a name of Welsh origin, one of the interesting names formed from the Welsh “ap” meaning “son of,” used before
The surname Carr The Carr family, members of which can boast that one of them came over in the Mayflower, and that five other members
The surnames Hinton & Hunton The theory is that the Hintons and Huntons were all originally of the same stock. Presumably Hunton was the older