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How to Raise Lifelong Readers

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Reading to baby has some serious benefits -- you know that. But once you've been through every picture book and nursery rhyme in an attempt to boost brain development and language skills, how do you get your child to actually like reading? That's the question Daniel Willingham is addressing in his new book, Raising... Read more

New Recommendation: Read to Baby Starting at Birth​

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Just because your baby doesn't understand a word you're saying doesn't mean story time is in vain. In fact, doctors are going to start recommending it. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) announced on Tuesday that literacy promotion will become a big part of pediatric primary care. The AAP is asking that its 62,000 member pediatricians... Read more