There are a lot of things I’d love to do well or better as a mom. I’d love to do more crafts, be more creative, spend more time building things (and knocking them down), and, since we have an incredibly active little boy, wrestling! And while all things can usually stand improvement, one thing I think I do pretty well is READING. I absolutely love reading with Max and think it is one of the most valuable things I can offer to him and foster in our home!
Remember, I am an English Education Major by degree and my personal favorite hobby is reading (which really helps in wanting to instill this skill and gift of literature – the written word, especially God’s written Word – into my children)!
I came across Sally Clarkson’s post today, “If you really love your children, turn off your computer, cell phone and tv and read!” She is an incredibly wise women with a wealth of experience. The whole post is worth the read, but here is a wonderful excerpt: