reading to kids
"I had to come up with something."
MRIs provide hard proof.
After weeks, months and years of parent sleep-deprivation accumulate, an educational experience that merely requires snuggling up on the couch or in bed, reading words from a page with a kid or two tucked in each armpit, feels like a revelation.
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In addition to simply reading aloud together, there are a myriad of activities that you can do with your child to help encourage good reading habits and develop a lifelong love of reading.
The goal is to have books and stories that kids of every age love to read and want to have near their bodies, so they can pick up the book and say or gesture 'read?!' and a parent or caregiver will comply with joy.
"Even in higher-income families, many children do not experience the enhanced engagement and language-rich parent-child interactions
Data collected by the Pew Research Center indicates that 55 percent of moms and 45 percent of dads read to their children