Unplugged Written by Steve Antony
The other day, my son was glancing through family photos scrolling on my screen saver and he was quite shocked at how much he and his dad look alike at the same ages. The Boy told me the only differences are that Dad was browner and skinnier. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that the reason for both of those differences is that Dad spent nearly all of his time outside playing when he was a child. Whereas we live across the street from a lovely, yet lonely park that our offspring has yet to visit on purpose.
A common theme that runs through kids books these days is to remind them that there is this whole wonderful place just beyond a door where fun and experimentation are possible and they can be and do anything they want. I do find it…
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