Poor Mountain Mother woke up early on Mother’s Day. The sun was shining and it looked like it was going to be a beautiful day. She put on her robe and went downstairs. She saw a sink full of dirty … Read the rest
The sun was shining bright through the kitchen window. It was going to be a beautiful day. Poor Mountain Mother was inside the log cabin, putting the freshly baked Valentine’s Day cookies in the cookie jar. She was very excited … Read the rest
“Make sure the children bundle up warm today when they get ready for school,” said Poor Mountain Father. “It is icy cold outside today.”
“The children aren’t going anywhere today,” said Poor Mountain Mother. “It is Saturday.”
“Are you sure … Read the rest
“Poor Mountain Father,” said Poor Mountain Brother. “What are we going to do for Valentine’s Day this year?”
“Gee,” said Poor Mountain Father, scratching his chin. “I don’t know. I haven’t really had much time to think about it, but … Read the rest
“Poor Mountain Brother,” called Poor Mountain Mother. “You are going to be late for school. Today is report card day and your last day before the Christmas holidays.”
“I think he is sick,” said Poor Mountain Sister. “I went in … Read the rest
“What is going on?” asked Poor Mountain Sister, seeing Poor Mountain Mother packing up a lunch.
“Poor Mountain Father and I decided that we are talking you and Poor Mountain Brother to the lake today. It is a beautiful fall … Read the rest
Poor Mountain Brother and Poor Mountain Sister woke up shivering. It was autumn and in the mountains of British Columbia, Canada, it gets cooler at night.
“Here,” said Poor Mountain Mother. “Have a nice warm bowl of oatmeal. That will … Read the rest
“Do you believe summer is almost over?” asked Poor Mountain Mother, looking at the calendar. “It sure went by fast.”
“It sure did,” said Poor Mountain Father. “We need to do something with the children before they go back to … Read the rest
Poor Mountain Mother was weeding her flower garden one bright summer day when she heard a tiny, but mean voice.
“Be careful,” the voice said angrily. “You are getting dirt all over my feet.”
Poor Mountain Mother stopped what she … Read the rest
Poor Mountain Father was outside in the shed working on his lawn mower. It had been a very hot summer so far and he thought that it would be cooler to work in the shed. However, there were no windows … Read the rest
“You know,” said Poor Mountain Mother. “I have always dreamt that summers would be full of days at the beach, endless picnics and lots of swimming but instead they are full of days of cleaning, endless laundry and lots of … Read the rest
“Are you ready to go on our Father’s Day picnic?” asked Poor Mountain Mother, cleaning up the kitchen after breakfast.
“A picnic!” exclaimed Poor Mountain Father. “That sounds nice but I thought we were going to go fishing.”
“Fishing,” said … Read the rest