Reading genuinely inspires me.
Reading can put the world at your fingertips and opportunity in your reach.
I wish I could encourage Jack's son to read more. He is all video games, cartoons and basketball.
The attention span of a
He is demanding and spoiled. He gets what he wants with barely a whisper of gratitude. It's not his own fault, of course. He has learned that his behavior is acceptable. I watch from the sidelines, wide-eyed.
These are delicate waters to tread. I offer subtle suggestions only as they relate to me.
May I help him write thank you notes for his birthday gifts this year?
Perhaps you could let him know that I appreciate an answer when I speak to him, even if the TV is on?
What might I get him for Christmas besides electronics or sports gear?
I am nobody to give parenting advice.
Do I actually resent having nothing in common with an eleven year old boy?