Keeping Up with the Trapps
My six-year-old daughter and I both enjoyed your reprint of Aloïse Buckley Heath’s piece on trying to emulate the Trapp family’s Advent activities. I, too, have read Maria von Trapp’s book, and tried — and utterly failed — to incorporate some of her Advent ideas into my celebrations with my three small children. So it was some consolation to me that I am not the only one who has met with less than success in this endeavor.
The other morning, I found my six-year-old daughter reading National Review. When I asked her what she was reading, she