I am so thankful for the freedom in our country and for those who sacrificed to protect that freedom. As much as I want to maintain the innocence in my children, I do want to inform them in age appropriate ways that freedom is not free and to encourage empathy and compassion for those still living in war zones today. It's a delicate balance and one that I don't take lightly. I think as parents we know our children best and we know what they can handle and understand.
Here are some of our reads this year. Any time we're reading anything historical it's really important to me that I source out narratives from different view points to try as much as we're able to gather a more rounded perspective.
Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot
Margot Tbeis Raven
This might be one of my favourites we've read for Remembrance Day this year. I actually knew