What Families Are Missing By Not Reading AloudLast week, The Wall Street Journal ran an article entitled “The Great Gift of Reading Aloud,” in which author Meghan Gurdon reflects on how she implemented family reading time in her household.
Gurdon describes read-aloud time as “one of the great joys of our family life” which has brought extreme benefits to herself, her husband, and her five children.
Some of these benefits include the following:
Family Togetherness – Reading books, Gurdon notes, gives families a common interest and causes them to fill a common space – not only physically, but mentally as well. This in turn creates bonds which many modern families seem to be missing.
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