This is the wrong picture to accompany this quote, but I couldn't help but snap a few pictures last week when I looked over and saw Graeme looking at one of my very favorite books by Jan Brett, The Hat, along with sitting with two of his favorites--his blanket and a car.
*a little extra reading on the topic of Raising Boys that Read. My husband shared the article with me a while back and I bookmarked it for future sharing. What an encouragement to keep reading to that sweet little boy of ours who is practically running around the house nowadays!
And I'll tell you what else it encourages me to do: to never buy a television. We made a vow to not have one our first year of marriage. During our third year of marriage, we were given a tv, and although we loved keeping up with the news, it was more of a nuissance than a necessity. When we made the move to Oregon, we tossed our tv and haven't missed it since, aside from the daily news. If aliens attack, please call me to let me know, wink wink! I'm not saying that we will never have a television, I do not think you are weird if you own one, please don't think we are nuts that we ourselves do not have one;-)
happy weekending and reading!
written on Friday, January 28, 2011