Not Your Mother's Mother Goose

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Shannon Hembree
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Mamas Against Drama

As Shannon is reading Mother Goose to her daughter before bed, she quickly realizes that some of the words are quite graphic and even, perhaps, inappropriate for a child her daughters age. She decides not to read from that book anymore for the time being. Though she was raised on those stories and, in fact, was reading from the exact book that was read to her as a child, she is forced to consider the question, "Should I be censoring books as a parent?"