Plan and hold a reading group with your friends every week around a series of books. A good way to get out of the house and meet.
Hold a virtual conference on a topic you like (soccer, gaming).
Learn a new craft or sport.
Join a fundraising reading challenge (or other challenge).
Start your online virtual tour of colleges.
Research your grandparents' families online (ancestry...
The first seven years are the most important. Begin counting and reading even while you are pregnant and continue immediately after birth. Verbalize everything. Read all the time. Count everything out, and count toys in the bathtub with the child. Read,
read and read some more. Keep baskets of books around the house at kid level for them to pick up and read. Read the paper with them...
The reluctant reader is a common problem. I suggest starting early. Read in the womb. Read all the time when the kids are young, and keep baskets of books all around. Splurge on Hooked on Phonics early and get them reading asap. Then, have them read every
night before they go to bed. For an hour. I posted a reading rainbow chart. ROYGBIV. Each night, they read a book (one hard one for three...