reading with kids
A very important part of improv is listening. I was reminded of this a while ago when my second child was only two years old. He was being fussy while I was changing his diaper. I asked him, “Is it hard being a little kid sometimes?” He said, “Yeah.” I asked, “What’s hard about being a little kid?” What he said stopped me in my tracks.
What books do you read to your child? Do they have a positive message? Reading to your child creates memories that last a lifetime. Holding a book in your hand, feeling the pages turn all help to create sensory memories.
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.
"[Tom and I] started asking around, and found that most of our friends had similar experiences. Everyone admitted that while
Children's books aren't only for the kids reading them; they continue to inspire us well into our adult years. What is it about these books that bring so much imagination and wonder into our lives?
When we expose our kids to a variety of positive and inspirational content early and on a regular basis, we can make a profound difference in their lives and help encourage a growth mindset.
As the days get shorter and the air cooler, I start looking for books about ghosts, ghouls, witches, demons, vampires and disturbing vegetables. Yes, you read that right -- disturbing vegetables.
It's the unofficial end of summer and everyone is heading back to school. Parents are collapsing into bed at night elated
For moms looking for a last minute gift, here are some lovely books about dads -- perfect for a Father's Day bedtime.
With technology developing at a record pace and kids mastering iPads before they're even out of diapers, it's more important than ever to instill the love of reading in our children.