Mia and Star Wars

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Mia and Star Wars

It’s a question I believe each dad ask themselves, “When do I introduce Star Wars into my kid’s life?”

Well, it all starts with a t-shirt. Farrah bought this shirt at the Gap for 58 cents! Such a bargin. In this photo, with Mia’s face all scrunched up, it looks as if she’s tired of having her photo taken.

Now, as far as the films go, I’m talking about the original Star Wars trilogy, not that highly disappointing last three films. And in any event, you’d introduce the original trilogy first. You would not want to spoil the huge revelation in Empire Strikes Back, would you?

I’ve heard that a good age to start might be three years old. At the least, you can lay down the ground work through storytelling. My friend BossaNova said he started telling his daughther the story of Luke, Leia and Han around that age as well. Who knows, Mia may be able to retell the story similar to this little girl.

This photo was taken on January 20, 2011.