We all know a child who spends more time with his or her face in a smartphone or iPad than in a book. As children get older, the draw of technology only increases and books, it seems, are left collecting dust on the shelf.
When our kids were little, we read to them every day. Multiple times per day. Reading to young children is proven to increase their language skills and make them better readers over time. Plus, who can discount the value of snuggling a kid in pajamas and reading a story together?
Books improve minds and provide for treasured family time that, frankly, passes all too quickly.
In a Facebook post asking if people still value children’s books, over 200 people wrote with an overwhelming “Yes!” Parents, grandparents, even young people without children of their own responded by saying they routinely buy books for children in their lives and will continue to do so. Continue reading >>>