Friday Fixation: Shel Silverstein

Some times I just need a little Shel Silverstein to get you through the day - or make you smile. If I'm at home its easy enough to pick up a book a read a few fun poems. My favorite to read is Helping. Probably from my favorite record as a kid: Free to Be... You and Me.

Agatha Fry, she made a pie
And Christopher John helped bake it
Christopher John, he mowed the lawn
And Agatha Fry helped rake it

Now, Zachary Zugg took out the rug
And Jennifer Joy helped shake it
Then Jennifer Joy, she made a toy
And Zachary Zugg helped break it

And some kind of help is the kind of help
That helping's all about
And some kind of help is the kind of help
We all can do without


But when I'm not at home? Well, have you read "The Missing Piece Meets the Big O?" Its available in a nearly animated format online so you can read it at work if you're having a rough day.

I highly recommend it. What helps you through a rough day?

Ellen Martin

I'm a west-coast mama of two little ones, 15 months apart. This is our family story with reviews and recommendations along the way. Thanks for joining our journey.

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