5 Solid Reasons to Read to Your Toddler

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Imagine this: Dinner and bath time are finished. Teeth are brushed. Your 2-year-old—all warm and clean-smelling, in footie jammies—toddles over with her favorite book in her hand. You settle into a comfy rocker with your little one on your lap to read a bedtime story. You know how rewarding it can … [Read more...]

The Bookstore Etiquette Checklist

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As a writer, I have the luxury of being one of those dads you see pushing a stroller in the middle of a weekday. Living in New York City, I have a wide choice of destinations—playgrounds, children's museums, the American Museum of Natural History, a toy store with a train set, and of course, the … [Read more...]

5 Easy Tips for Reading Aloud

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Reading to your kids is one of the best gifts you can give them. Not only is it a great way to bond, but you're also preparing child to read on his own. It takes a while to get used to reading aloud. It was a good year after my daughter was born before I felt like I was getting good at it. But … [Read more...]