reading to children

Dad reading aloud to daughter

Reading aloud to your child can benefit them in many ways and is especially important for establishing a strong foundation for their learning journey. But how exactly does it help?

We’re here to explain why reading aloud with your child on a daily basis is so important. We also give you some tips on how to make sure to maximize the fun and functionality of your reading time together.

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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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