Tales from a nature-loving, German Shepherd-raising, homeschooling, Waldorf-inspired, Christian family.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
We recently finished reading Little House on the Prairie, and have picked up On The Banks of Plum Creek, so it's to be expected that a great deal of play in the Marotz house centers around Laura, Mary, and the praire.
Auntie Carrie (who was actually named AFTER Baby Carrie in the Prairie books!) was only too glad to oblige. I was doing some housework and came into the kitchen to find a complete wagon train AND primitive settlement. Alex insisted on referring to Carrie as 'Ma', Huxley as 'Jack', me as 'Pa' and Justin as 'Baby Carrie' all afternoon. You can imagine how confusing this got when she'd break character (she was Mary) to ask me for something--