What You Read to Children is as Important as Reading Itself

We’ve discussed numerous times on this blog how important it is to read to and with children of all ages. A recent study, originally published on theconversation.com and printed in today’s edition of The Washington Post‘s Health and Science section, discusses the idea that the content of what you read, even to children only six-months old, may be just as – or even more – important as the reading itself. Rather than paraphrasing this well-written article, here is the link to read it yourself:


What do you think of this study? Do you think the findings are valid? How do you read to your children? Please leave us your feedback in the comments section below.


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