Summary The first episode of 2022! I’m rejigging my podcast to align with my original intentions and today we’ll quickly cover the 30 benefits of reading aloud that make you a parenting superstar. Positive parenting at its finest! Subscribe on your favourite podcast app
In this episode, I talk about how having books in your home influence your child’s learning development, how many books you could have to the biggest impact, what is and how to create your own home learning environment.
We discuss the brain fireworks, or synapses, and how those reacted differently when a) a child was just being read to b) when a child was listening to and looking at a picture book and c) when a child was watching an animated story. And how imagination is the key to innovation.
Join me while we continue our discussion from last episode on building your child’s brain listening network and a study which discovered why some kindy kids are more advanced than others. And why you shouldn’t expect your children to do or say things that you don’t do yourself
With reading aloud, we actually have the ability to alter and improve our children’s brain architecture. You never thought you were that powerful, did you?
You might be wondering who reading aloud is for? Spoiler Alert! It’s everyone. In the book, The Enchanted Hour by Meghan Cox Gurdon, she says “The experience of reading aloud bathes children of all ages in torrents of words, images, and syntactical rhythms that they might not get anywhere else.
In this episode, I’m going to introduce you to… well me. And how I got the idea for the Read Learn Love Podcast.