Pictured here is future author Mason Buscovick, sitting on daddy Derek's lap.
This is the perfect age to nurture those early interests. When you read to a child, he is learning the art of story as surely as he is learning to speak.
Just as forming words and later sentences become apparent to a child, so can an ear for rhythm and cadence, patterns and surprises, all those little things that exist in story.
Everything in a child's life becomes an influence in some way, so it only makes sense to make sure the influences of wonder are present. Stories can do that. They create wonder.
Have you read to a child today?