Mrs. Haas, Slater's fifth grade teacher, told me to never allow anyone to discourage Slater from writing. But, I said, it's hardly legible. What about the run on sentences, the misplaced punctuation?
She laughed, That doesn't matter. It's his imagination. Don't let anyone stifle it. Come get me if they try.
Okay, I replied and walked away with a new found pride. My baby and his imagination, what a wonderful gift he gives us when he shares it.
Your next installment is my fourth email. As his mother it is fun watching him begin to care about this.