Here’s a story I’ve written for The Elephant Journal……..actually it is a snippet that came out of a revelation that I had on how comic strips affect the psyche of the Parent and the story of relationships.
Dedicated to my Fifth Gear Addict Sons…….
I love books, so my kids should love books, right? It’s genetic: Mom loves books, so do her kids.
No, no, no.
Books remind kids of so many other things—especially homework.
What do I do to help my sons love reading?
I let them choose.
Their favourite reading experience is cramming glossy car magazines.
I worry about their losing out on fiction. Granted, they are learning to compare the speeds of a Lamborghini and a Porsche—they are always learning—but I wanted them to get something out of pages the way I did a long time ago.
Enter Bill Watterson…..
Read the rest here and post your comments too!