The Simple Rule that Inspired My Kids to Love Reading


the rule that inspires kids to read via @lizzylit
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You guys know how much I love books. There’s God, there’s family, and then there are books. I hoped, when I had kids of my own, that they would naturally adore reading the way I always have.

We’ve always had a simple family rule: No book, no movie. If you haven’t read the book, you don’t get to watch the film adaptation.

So we made a deal…

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I’m honored to be writing for BonBon Break’s “Inspire” theme for October. The theme is sponsored by OurPact, a fantastic app that helps parents monitor their kids’ screen time and social media usage.


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Author: Elizabeth Laing Thompson VIEW ALL AUTHORS POSTS

Elizabeth works from home as a writer, editor, diaper changer, baby snuggler, laundry slayer, not-so-gourmet chef, kid chauffeur, floor mopper, dog groomer, and tantrum tamer. She is always tired, but it's mostly the good kind.

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  • Karla Cook October 15, 2015 at 6:06 pm

    What a fun idea! Not only did it get your kids reading, it also created priceless family memories. Way to go, Mom!

    • Elizabeth Laing Thompson October 15, 2015 at 8:56 pm

      We had SO much fun, Karla! I had every bit as much fun as the kids!

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