Reading to your baby can bring many benefits. Not only is it an excellent way to bond with your little one, but it can also really aid in their development.
Did you know for example, that the first few months of your baby’s life are the most important in terms of language development? Their little brain starts to organize itself based upon the experiences baby has with language. If you don’t talk to your little one, they aren’t going to learn much in terms of language, so reading is pretty much an essential activity you should always make time for.
However, reading to a baby isn’t always easy. You can find yourself questioning just how much they understand. It can feel awkward when you know baby can’t talk or really respond much to what you’re saying. However, while it may be difficult to tell, reading to your baby is having a wonderful effect on their development and bond with you.
If you’re struggling to read to your baby, here you’ll discover 10 great tips that can help. [Read more…]