In honor of the upcoming summer movie season, I’d like to share the best life lessons my kids have gotten from the movies. Hey, you take them where you can get them, right?
I’ve learned not to underestimate the moral value of a day at the movies. Oh, sure, we all get the pathos of Darth Vader. But even silly, saccharine films have kicked off amazing philosophical conversations with my kids. It’s all part of opening myself to the learning that’s all around us. Oh God, I’m starting to sound like Obi-Wan Kenobi. But that’s my point. So before you worry about “summer brain drain,” think about what you and your kids are learning while munching popcorn at the theater.
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Which movies have kicked off the best “life lesson” conversations with your kids?
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