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Who's the Best Dad for a Chicken? A Dog! A Bedtime Story!

Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 by LaurenJoan

Barred Rock Rooster Crowing It was almost Father's Day... ...Alice and Joanie B. were clucking about who had the best Dad (all idioms aside).... Alice: My dad Ruled the Roost - he knew how to crow like no one's business.. Joanie B: My dad was THE Cock o' the Walk - he could strut to beat the band.. Alice: My dad was always scratching out a living . . . . . more »

Who's the Best Dad for a Chicken? A Dog! A Bedtime Story!

Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 by LaurenJoan

Barred Rock Rooster Crowing It was almost Father's Day... ...Alice and Joanie B. were clucking about who had the best Dad (all idioms aside).... Alice: My dad Ruled the Roost - he knew how to crow like no one's business.. Joanie B: My dad was THE Cock o' the Walk - he could strut to beat the band.. Alice: My dad was always scratching out a living . . . . . more »

Go Ask Alice & Joanie B: Can Children Learn by the Golden Oldies?

Posted on Friday, June 7, 2013 by LaurenJoan

Go Ask Alice & Joanie B., the library hens Dear Alice & Joanie B, In our house, the Golden Oldies Rule!! Can children learn anything by listening to them? signed, A parent -- Lee "Dancin' to the Oldies" Alice & Joanie B: Dear Lee "Dancin' to the Oldies," Brawwwk! We have Bill Haley's ABC Boogie to answer your question: Well, a-readin', writin', arithmetic Taught to the tune of a licorice stick No education is . . . more »

Chickens, Chickens How Can Your Garden Grow ??

Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2013 by LaurenJoan

chicken eating flower Mary, Mary, quite contrary, How does your garden grow? With silver bells, and cockle shells, And pretty maids all in a row.... UNLESS you're a CHICKEN ! Alice and Joanie B., who, like most discerning chickens, love flowers - they are magnifique to eat! Easter lilies so savory (as most bulb flowers are, except tulips--hmmm candy - Joanie B. likes red the best, Alice favors . . . more »

Peep, Peep, Bebe! French Hen Parenting

Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2013 by LaurenJoan

C'est la poulette / The Little Hen C'est la poulette C'est la poulette Qui mange la galette Elle en a tant mangé Qu'elle s'est étouffée. The Little Hen This is a little chick Who gobbles all the cake She eats so much so quick, That she choked by mistake. When Alice saw Laurenjoan at the back door with the yellow cake - she ran as . . . more »

Peep, Peep, Bebe! French Hen Parenting

Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2013 by LaurenJoan

C'est la poulette / The Little Hen C'est la poulette C'est la poulette Qui mange la galette Elle en a tant mangé Qu'elle s'est étouffée. The Little Hen This is a little chick Who gobbles all the cake She eats so much so quick, That she choked by mistake. When Alice saw Laurenjoan at the back door with the yellow cake - she ran as . . . more »

Early Literacy for Your Little Chicks - Every Child Ready to Read

Posted on Monday, February 11, 2013 by LaurenJoan

Poster with 'Sing, talk, read, play, write' The cock crows in the morning To tell us to rise, And he that lies late Will never be wise; For early to bed, And early to rise, Is the way to be healthy And wealthy and wise. It was 6:04 a.m. and still very dark. The sun was not up yet (sunrise in early February wasn't gonna happen 'til 7 a.m.). Laurenjoan, however, was . . .