Parents are sharing stories about reading books and other books in their homes in an attempt to connect with one another.
“I’m so tired of being the one who has to read a book and then have to go home and do the laundry and put the dishes away and put on my reading glasses and then sit down and read to my kids,” says Karen McAlister, whose family has been reading for four generations.
“It’s really hard when you have to do everything for your kids.
You have to work so hard for it.”
When I’m home with my kids, I’m the one reading.
I can’t just sit down at the computer and read.
I have to read.
“Ms McAlisters has been a home school parent for the last four decades, and she has been looking to her daughter’s books to help her with her reading.”
My daughter has a book called A Guide to Parenting, and it’s the best book I’ve ever read.
And she’s reading it with her other two kids, and we just talk about how we should be reading books together.
And it really helps.””
It really does make me feel like I’m in charge, and I’m a big reader, and all I can do is read books with them.
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