10 things you should do to establish your child’s love of reading from a young age.

Start a routine of reading a story every day, starting from when your child is born (or soon after). Even though a new born can’t yet understand the words you are saying, they love to hear your familiar voice and lots of stories have rhythms to them that babies respond really well to. When I had a colicky new born I read and read to him and this helped him settle and sleep (and probably kept me sane). Our family still reads stories together multiple times every day. Set up a routine early and reading easily becomes part of everyday life. Also, when we read stories to babies they have… Read More

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