Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Eager Readers

http://fc04.deviantart.net/fs48/i/2009/208/2/1/Stick_Your_Nose_In_A_Book_by_TwoOfHearts.jpgBeing an introvert, reading is one of life's joys: curled up in bed at the end of another crazy day, nose in a book, I can feel my body and mind replenish.  Amy is the same way.  Our kids are much more extroverted, but we're happy to see they are acquiring a love of reading for pleasure too.  Monthly, we let them pick something out of the Scholastic Book Club catalog - remember those? - and when those new books arrive it's like Christmas all over again in our household: the kids blitz through their chores, ask for their new arrivals, and then dig in until they have to be pried away for dinner or bedtime.  This is a good sign.
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