Life with kids isn’t easy. We all want the best for our little ones, especially as they grow. We’re sharing the strategies we use to foster a love of learning in our home, that will empower you to strengthen your child’s literacy and language skills, to set them up for a lifetime of success in school, their career and beyond.
Navigating This Episode:
4:50 The importance of fostering a love for reading
8:50 The impact of reading on toddler tantrums
11:48 The changes we made in our classrooms to emphasize reading
15:40 Amy’s favorite baby shower gift
16:46 How we started our baby’s love for learning while he was still in the womb
20:00 How to get affordable books
22:00 One way to make children drawn to books in your home
25:30 How we intentionally demonstrate the importance of reading in our home
29:42 The best books for newborns
32:13 How to choose books for infants
33:20 The daily disciplines we keep
38:00 Looking for natural triggers to form reading habits
43:15 Ways to empower your child through books
45:33 Action steps while reading with your child
48:45 The importance of fiction reading
51:17 Active vs passive parenting
53:12 More ways to develop your child’s language skills
1:00:00 Where we’re going to send our kids for school
1:06:50 Takeaways from this episode
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