Discussion: Should you take little ones to signings?

Posted June 7, 2017 by Katrina @ Bookish Things in Discussion / 1 Comment


Should you take little ones to signings?

If anyone has ever seen me at a signing, or book event, then you’ve seen me with one of my two kidlets. Or, maybe even both.

 

It’s not something I see a ton of, unless you’re at a YA event. I sometimes get questioning looks when I bring my youngest, but I really don’t care.  She loves going to signings with me. It doesn’t matter if it’s YA, MG, or Romance. She feeds off the awesome energy of the room. She’s practically the blog mascot. She even has her own little shirt.

 

One of the reasons I take her, besides her being practically attached to me at all times, is so I can show her that she can reach her dreams. If she has a passion, and pursues it, then anything is possible.  And what better way than to have her be in the presence of authors who have done that?  These people who have poured their blood, sweat, and tears into their words.

 

I’m not going to lie, it does get overwhelming for her at times, and she has to take a break. But for the most part, she enjoys it almost as much as I do. So, if you ever see her in her little Bookish Things shirt, come say hello. Or don’t… because she may end up talking your ear off. She’s a spunky little gal.

 

What do you think? Should you take kiddos to signings? Have you? Let me know in the comments.

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Katrina @ Bookish Things

About Katrina @ Bookish Things

I'm a mom of two and love to read, listen to music, and rock out at concerts. Sometimes you can find me reading, or writing, in between sets at concerts. I read many genres, and have a TBR mountain.

One response to “Discussion: Should you take little ones to signings?

  1. Mistee

    I have never been to a signing…..ahhhhh…I know I need to fix this! But, if my little chicks would like to go with, they would go with! I am an open book when it comes to my kids going places, and learning new things! I want them to try anything at least once and to always follow their dreams and their hearts and I agree that a signing would be one of the best ways for them to see others who have!!!!

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