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TMW Tip: Share books while you read together

  • Oct 05, 2016
  • Shannon Nickinson
Variety of books lying on a table Variety of books lying on a table

Credit: Shannon Nickinson.

Of course reading to a child is important. It’s also important to teach parents what success looks like when reading to little ones.

Moms in the Thirty Million Words Initiative at the University of Chicago at first often had complaints about reading with their children: “She wants to hold the book herself.” “He won’t sit still.” “She doesn’t let me finish the page before she tries to turn it herself.”

How did researchers help parents learn how to manage these moments? Listen:

For more advice, check out TMW Tips: Building Your Baby's Brain, linked here.

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