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Parents respond: You can blame the “idiot box” for 50% of children having never read a book with their parents

2019-06-11 14:32

“She never read any books that weren’t school-related and her reading and spelling are terrible. Simply put, price was no object. She preferred to sit and watch the idiot box.” – Parents respond to why they don't read with their children, and we share how you can reintroduce a love for it.

 

50% of children have never read a book with their parents – here's why we need to encourage reading early on

2019-06-06 13:04

We could go on and on about the benefits of spending time reading, drawing or simply talking to your children, but you’re probably tired of hearing that. With 50% of children having never read a book with their parents though, maybe we actually aren't saying it often enough.

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