“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” — Albert Einstein
My daughter, Pocohontas, has already read six week old Harry Kilometres this years Booker Prize Winner. So of course I have been having great fun at local bookstores finding more appropriate literature for the child for Christmas.
This is Harry’s major Christmas parcel from his Meemaw:
I’m a firm believer that you cannot begin your Classic Movie education too early.
Aunt Cat Balou is gifting a copy of the movie Calamity Jane and a book about Audrey Hepburn. (Have I done well with my kids, or what!)
“You don’t have enough money to be considered eccentric. You’re just weird.” – my friend, Bernadette Mercer.
This one’s going into the babe’s Christmas stocking :
Harry’s Dad, a military boyo, has also been reading to young Harry : books on international conflict and aviation strategy.
And they think I’m weird…………..
Discovered a great website which encourages young girls to follow their interest in STEM subjects – science, technology, engineering and maths. Go to http://www.amightygirl.com
For fairy tales starring clever and courageous girls, you can find over 180 girl-empowering books of fairy tales in A Mighty Girl’s “Fairy Tale Collection” at https://www.amightygirl.com/books/fiction/fairy-tales-folktales
If you’re looking for princess stories that break the ‘damsel in distress’ mold, A Mighty Girl’s “Ultimate Guide to the Independent Princess” collection features 100 books starring princesses who are smart, daring, and aren’t waiting around to be rescued at https://www.amightygirl.com/mighty-girl-picks/independent-princess
I’ll share these purchases soon with no guilt. Helping both the economy and the sisterhood.