Keeping the Art of Handwritten Communication Alive

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A handwritten note expresses things in a way that texts and tweets just can't. Especially now, when kids and adults alike seem to be glued to their smartphones at all times, it's always nice when a child takes the time to actually put pen to paper.

  • Well, maybe it's not always nice.

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  • Sometimes the sentiment is there, but execution errors obscure the message.

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  • In these instances, proper spelling is vital.

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  • At times it's hard to tell what the sentiment is at all.

  • Your child's notes may invoke mixed emotions.

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  • Either intentionally...

  • ...or not.

  • Other notes are for purely informational purposes.

  • And by "purely informational purposes," I mean "warnings."

  • Since your children learn about written communication from you, set an example by leaving notes in their lunches.

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  • The notes don't have to be elaborate.

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  • Persist, even if your kids protest.

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  • Leave notes around the house, too.

  • Add a follow-up if necessary.

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  • Jazz up your notes with some doodles.

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  • If you leave enough notes, your kids may think they've learned enough to effectively imitate you.

    They'll probably be wrong.
  • It may take a while for your kids to develop an appreciation of the written word.

  • Some kids will resist the whole way.

  • But when your hard work pays off...

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  • ...it'll be worth it.

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