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Reading with children

Guest post by Alicia Wieser with The Parenting Journal

We know reading with our children is critical, but did you know that there are specific ways to read with your child that improve your child’s future academic skills? A new study shows that a specific type of reading – explicitly “quality reading” – leads children to have better reading skills and literacy skills in kindergarten than those children who do not engage in this “quality reading.”

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Kimberly Palsson and her family of four continue their journey exploring Europe and bonding as a family. This week, they explore the south of France.

After bustling Paris, we spend a week in the countryside just a few hours south of Paris. We stay in a stone home over 300 years old in a tiny town in Loire Valley.

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The Palsson family is in Paris this week, their seventh week together, as a family, learning about the world on a 125 day journey across Europe. Kimberly shares her favorite parts about traveling together, as well as tips about travel with kids.

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The Palsson family is on a 125 day trek across Europe, exploring the world and learning as they go. This week, while in France, Kimberly reflects on her time away and discusses how she approaches technology use with her kids.

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