The school teachers and books and our own parents tell us we should read to our kids every day. It will help them develop a love for reading and improve their literacy and vocabulary skills. All true....but the most valuable aspect is often not mentioned....the cuddles on the couch.
For the past year, Jake's favourite book has been Toddle Waddle. As a parent of a preppie (Evie), I know that one of the reading strategies the kids get taught is using the pictures. Seeing and experiencing your child's development is amazing and this in particular for me, watching my son "read" his favourite book [...]