Now Read This! The Neverending Mothers Day Story

As Mother’s Day approaches, I’ve been thinking about the most powerful gift my mother ever gave me: my love of reading. Not just any reading, mind you. When it became clear that 8-year-old finicky reader Bethanne Kelly was bored to death byage-appropriate bedtime tales, 35-year-old Julia Kellyquickly thought outside the book: She dug out her oldcollege literature textsand started reading me the poetry, short stories and essays they contained. That sounds sweet, doesnt it? Sure until you hear some …