Babies Need Books

Summertime has always been a time for catching up with reading. We read at the beach and sitting in the sun in our backyard or on the fire escape; we read on trains and planes on our vacation travels; and children have reading assignments over the summer holiday from school. Summer can be a wonderful time to introduce your very young child to the joy of reading. Reading to young children, starting with infants just a few weeks old, can have a significant impact on future learning. Reading can be a time of closeness between adult and child, building trust, comfort, and long-term good memories. Continue reading