Read to Your Baby. Read to Your Baby. Read to Your Baby: Why Books & Repetition is Good for Babies by Cheryl Leahy

Baby Activities
6 years ago

In my experience, routines work well for babies. My nap-time routine used to consist of reading a variety of books to my baby before placing him in his crib. 

I learned that babies love repetition, and I started reading the same books to him before nap time. This was beneficial in many ways: It signaled that nap time was imminent, he learned to predict what was going to happen in the book, and it helped develop his vocabulary because I use his finger to point to and name objects. 

Reading opens up so many doors, and your child benefits from it in endless ways. Enjoy that special time together!

Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
Yes, yes, yes! Thank you, Cheryl Leahy ! I couldn't agree more!

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