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September 18, 2014
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Writer and columnist Rebecca Lavoie is suffering from what she calls an Oprah-induced injury. Try as she might to engage her eight year-old son in bedtime reading, he’s just not that interested.
Oprah and all the experts say that a love of reading is a predictor of success, happiness, an attractive mate, the meaning of life…ok, we exaggerate.
Rebecca’s son loves math and is great at it, so she wonders, isn’t that enough?
(Photo by ehousley via Flickr/Creative Commons)
For fans of the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series," I'd suggest this awesome tome:
"The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Junior Edition" by David Borgenicht and Robin Epstein.
Totally subversive. Totally clever. Totally addictive for the 8 year-old reading hater.
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