Thats the spellbinding news from Jason Louv, author of Generation Hex (Disinformation), a book that discusses the growing number of teenage witches introduced into the craft by Harry Potter novels.
Louv says magic is a discipline like martial arts and says teens who practice it learn to focus on a task until its complete a skill that pays off big in college.
Kid magicians are also more likely to appreciate history, literature and science.
At first, most teenage witches try superficial spells like making a teacher give them an A they dont deserve or tricking someone into going out with them, but Louv promises, after a while, the kids will ask themselves what they really want out of it.
But while there are numerous benefits to having your teen be a witch, Louv warns parents not to push it on them because kids never do anything their parents ask. In his words, You have to let them discover it themselves.
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