You're at the park and you see an adorable toddler sitting on the grass clinging desperately to a book while wearing a bright smile. And instantly you're envious as you watch your own child eating sand from the nearby sandbox. Okay, obviously I'm jesting. There's no judgment here. We've all had our fair share of sand at [...]
The Gift of Reading
When I say that I believe reading is a gift, it is a message that comes from my heart. The joy–and even sorrow–that comes from a book can be a comforting companion. The emotions and thoughts they provoke unrivaled. It is something that I want all children (and adults) to experience. It is why you will always find books underneath our Christmas tree each year.