As the youngest brother, Kenyon keeps a keen eye on the older two. As with many youngest siblings, we're seeing that this place in the family is producing a 3 and a half year old with some advanced skills. Now, many of these skills aren't necessarily the ones you think about when you fondly picture older siblings bestowing their knowledge upon their younger counterparts. One such recent skill--farting on demand--has had disastrous results of which I'll spare you the details. But--some very delightful skills are passed along as well. Kenyon has the benefit of having his brothers model their curiosity for the world and love of learning; in particular, a love of reading.
Our Friday afternoons unfailingly include a trip to the Park Hill library to stock up on fresh supplies to start our weekend. Each of us leave with armfuls of books and books on tape, arrive home, and I watch from a safe distance while they pounce on the stack like wolves.
If Kenyon is anything like the readers that his brothers are, I'd be thrilled (and I may begrudgingly accept the less-tolerable skills they've handed down.............Okay, it's doubtful, but I don't know if I have any choice.).
side note--if you have very young children and haven't yet heard of BOB books, trust me--just go ahead and buy them. I typically heavily favor library rental, but in this case it's worth the purchase. Here--I've made it easy for you. The link to the first series (currently on sale!) on Amazon is here (and I have not been compensated by anyone for writing this). Be forewarned--no thrilling plot lines or witty characters grace these pages, but they are the ideal very first books for kids to gain confidence in their ability to read.