Since my last post, I've been thinking of how, in the past, I used to spend HOURS reading to my children. Since Shelley has got more active, and Joel started more formal school, those times happen less and less. It's very sad, and I miss it, as do the children. Yet there always seems to be something to do, something else that needs my attention, a phone call or whatever, that takes away our precious reading time.
But... I've decided what I am going to do. From now on we're going to have a set time each day for me to read to the children, after lunch. It's going to be a special time with Mom, no interruptions, no exception. Each child can choose their own short book and then I'll read something else too. I am feeling rather excited about this, as I have really missed reading time, and feel it is so important. I'll keep you posted.
How about you? How often do you read to your children?