Updated: Jul 13, 2020
The benefits of reading to your child: Kinder & Smarter kids
By now, we have heard about the importance of reading to our children for at least 15 minutes each day. But, it is easier said than done. Right? Not to mention, 2020 has taken our parenting skills to another level.
I recently came across this article on this very subject, written by Kelly, and it encouraged me a lot, so I thought I'd share it with you.
The best thing about this particular “keystone habit” for raising smart, kind kids is that it’s completely free, it takes just 10-15 minutes a day, and anyone can do it.
To get smart, kind kids, you don’t have to sign your kid up for expensive tutoring or have twice-daily screenings of the movie Wonder.
All you have to do is this: Read to your child. Even if they already know how to read to themselves.
Because research shows reading aloud is the powerful keystone habit that will raise smart, kind kids. (More on that in a minute.)
One way we can develop a healthy reading habit is to begin now and stick to it. Check out a few of our very own read-aloud books.
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Dr. Seuss
A TREE, A GOOD BOOK, AND YOU.
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Link to this AMAZING article on Raising Kinder and Smarter Kids: https://happyyouhappyfamily.com/raising-smart-kids/