Life Lessons and Rabbit Tales, The Tale of Peter Rabbit
There is something magical about snuggling with a newborn baby, caressing his soft, silky hair and cheek, mesmerized by his incredible beauty. Equally magical, though, is that same child years later, delighting in snuggling next to you for no other reason than you are his mother or father reading a picture book.
I couldn't wait until our eldest child could sit still long enough to cuddle on my lap to look at picture books. I had a long list I was waiting to share. Number one on the list was The Tale of Peter Rabbit. . . .
(the rest of the article is in Faith and Family Spring, 2011 issue.)