Choice of Character

Eitan discovered the Harry Potter series and read all seven books recently. After finishing each book we watched the corresponding movie together. I snapped this magic picture while watching Harry Potter on his laptop. I realized I was lovingly watching Eitan watching Harry Potter. It is a great joy to see my kid discover the inner world of books, eschewing youtube videos and online games for the good old paperback. What is not reflected in this image is my giant smile at the whole experience. I was acting as the supporting character in my own life script, and this was a really good scene. There are times as a parent when I am reminded that good character is an ongoing process, not a static

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