A Family Affair

How do you build a love for reading in the whole family?

Well, you model it - of course. But there's no harm in having a little silly fun along the way. I participate in a few bloggy memes relating to reading. I'd love to get the boys involved in "It's Monday"... but that one requires a bit more work. So when Treat Tuesday came along, I knew this was the perfect one for them.

How does it work? We all select a book we want to showcase, and a treat we'd like to enjoy. One photo later and ... voila! Instant book love. (I have a Treat Tuesday live today as well, if you'd like to see what the boys and I are currently reading).

This was our first Treat Tuesday... they were hooked.

I also (sometimes) do THIRSTday with David Etkin's blog - Eat the Book.

The boys wanted to join this past week, and I forgot to post it. So this photo will go up this Thursday..

A little silly is good for the soul - and the family that giggles together reads together, right?

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