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What Are Family Rituals?

Family rituals can be anything you do regularly as a family. Rituals can help start or end the day, transition from one activity to the next, or provide a moment to reflect. 

What’s the difference between a ritual and a routine? A routine is what you do, and a ritual is how you do it! Your daily routine might include waking up at 7 am, but your ritual is a morning stretch or a silly saying. Whether it’s funny, sweet, or serious – the key is to make it consistent; repetition makes your child’s connection to family rituals stronger.

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Mom sitting with child while reading a book

Reading to children is the single most important thing you can do to contribute to their future reading success. Reading aloud directly influences your child’s perception of how exciting and fulfilling books can be!

By sharing the magic of reading with your child, you can help develop their interest in learning to read and, later, mastering it!

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mom helping kid after learning how to teach vocabulary

Learning vocabulary is one of the most essential steps in your child’s journey toward becoming a strong, consistent reader. But we know it can also be a little daunting for parents to know exactly how to teach vocabulary.

With almost 200,000 words in the English language, where do you even start? Have no fear! Working on vocabulary with your child can be fun and easy, and we’re here to help.

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