I saw this October poem posted on Facebook today and it warmed my heart and brought back so many memories from my childhood.
I had a mother who read to me. One of the book collections we had on our shelves was My Book House. These books belonged to my mother when she was a girl. They were first published in 1920. Ours is a 1928 edition. My mom was born in 1930. These books were probably a big investment for the family. They have been well loved and used.
When I was a little girl, this was my favorite poem from the first volume: