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26 Important Lessons The Next Generation Will Learn From "Harry Potter"

The next generation will have a truly magical childhood.

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1. Let's all make a pact to read Harry Potter to our kids now, okay?

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2. Because it will teach them so many important lessons, like how morality is never black and white.

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3. Even within ourselves. And that's okay.

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4. It will teach them that we're not obligated to stick with people who make us miserable – even if they're family.

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5. Because, in the end, family is what you make it.

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6. And your real family will be behind you, no matter what.

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7. They'll learn not to judge a book by its cover...

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8. And that first impressions aren't ~always~ accurate.

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9. Although sometimes they are. And that's totally fine.

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10. They'll learn the importance of true courage...

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11. And loyalty...

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12. And wisdom...

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13. And ambition.

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14. They'll learn that goodness always wins over prejudice...

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15. Because don't forget that Harry Potter fans are scientifically proven to be more tolerant.

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16. It will teach them the importance of their own choices.

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17. Hermione will teach them never to shy away from their own intelligence...

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18. But she'll also teach them that treating yourself, every once in a while, doesn't make you frivolous.

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19. While Ron will teach them that, in the end, true friends are always there.

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20. And Luna will teach them that caring what other people think is so overrated.

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21. They will learn the strength of their own imagination...

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22. And the importance of having a good laugh, even in the most difficult times.

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23. It will also teach them that our loved ones are never too far away if we're thinking about them.

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24. But most importantly, it will teach them that the world really can be a magical place...

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25. And love is the most powerful magic of all.

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26. And, of course, Harry Potter will teach our kids what it means to really, truly love reading.

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