Kenny Loggins is awesome.
But aside from that, I want to ask a question.
Is there a series of nonfiction books about history that kids actually want to read? Is there a series so engaging, they can't wait to read the newest one? Is there a series so captivating elbowing fights will occur, feelings will be hurts, threats will be made, shouts will be heard all over the newest installment?
I've told you about it before, but I'm going to tell you about it again, because my mom recently sent us a few we didn't have and it reminded me of the amazing power of these seemingly goofy books.
Every single kid in our family loves these books. They read them very differently, but they all love them, and yes, they fight over them.
Is it bad that this fighting makes me happy? Probably. Is it bad that this fighting makes me lose my temper, even when it makes me happy? Probably. But that's another story for another day.
This series is sometimes called Danger Zone and it is sometimes called You Wouldn't Want to be a...
Get a few from the library or invest in just a few. Leave them around the house. I am 99% sure you will find your kids sitting, reading, learning, and not even realizing they are doing it. Stealthy parenthood in action!