Totally agree with all 6 of these things!
Words and pictures can do many things for the reader’s brain, as we know from the long and glorious and even occasionally inglorious history of the printed word. They can take you into someone else’s life and someone else’s adventure, stir your blood in any number of ways, arouse your outrage, your empathy, your sense of humor, your sense of suspense. But your brain has to take those words and run with them, in all those different directions. Brain imaging has suggested that hearing stories evokes visual images in children’s brains, and more strongly if those children are accustomed to being read to.
As of recent, I have become a mom of a girl! This was passed along to me and it is a very important read!
How much do your parents help out with the kids?
New schedules, subjects, supplies, and a few nerves too! Back to school is an exciting (and slightly crazed!) time for kids and parents. That’s why we’ve put together lots of helpful insights and great reads to help your family prepare for the year ahead. Below you’ll find links to book picks for kids of all grade levels and plenty of tips for parents too.
Fortunately, if you know how to get your kid excited to go back to school, you can help soothe her nerves a bit.
Shame happens quietly. It doesn’t bruise and it doesn’t scrape, and there is no obvious facial expression that marks its landing. It’s easy to miss, and it’s easy to think it doesn’t cause any problems. But it does.