Guess what? The Read-Aloud Family: Making Meaningful and Lasting Connections with Your Kids is now available everywhere!

In this episode, I’m thrilled to share a little from the book about reading aloud to your 0-3 years olds. And of course, I’ll make a couple of book suggestions …

Of course.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • the most important thing when it comes to reading aloud to kids age 0-3
  • problems you’ll run into when reading with babies and toddlers (and how to navigate them)
  • my favorite trick for reading aloud when toddlers are melting down — it’s like MAGIC

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  • 2:51 A common question 
  • 5:39 Why read-aloud to newborns and toddlers?
  • 8:34 What can trip you up
  • 9:49 Choosing books for this age group
  • 13:04 A helpful trick
  • 14:11 Favorite books for 0-3’s
  • 18:51 Let the kids speak

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

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Perhaps Eric Carle’s best-known picture book, a very hungry caterpillar eats his way through the pages and makes the grandest transformation of all.

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**Description from Amazon: "Bobby Shaftoe, Old Mother Hubbard, Simple Simon, Jack Sprat, Little Miss Muffet . . . they are all here, along with 200 others . . . From start to finish a treasure house of delight." --Booklist starred review Tomie dePaola's collection of traditional rhymes is a visual treat for both children and ...

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The Read-Aloud Family

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Connecting deeply with our kids can be difficult in our busy, technology-driven lives. Reading aloud offers us a chance to be fully present with our children. It also increases our kids' academic success, inspires compassion, and fortifies them with the inner strength they need to face life's challe...

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The Read-Aloud Family: Making Meaningful and Lasting Connections with Your Kids

The Read-Aloud Family: Making Meaningful and Lasting Connections with Your Kids

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I wrote this book as a love note, of sorts, to the Read-Aloud Revival community. You'll find practical tips, inspiring stories, and booklists for every age. The audio book won was nominated for an Audie Award!

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USA Today Bestseller |  The stories we read--and the conversations we have about them--help shape family traditions, create lifelong memories, and become part of our legacy. Reading aloud not only has the power to change a family--it has the power to change the world. 

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Pancakes, Pancakes!

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Favorite Nursery Rhymes from Mother Goose

Favorite Nursery Rhymes from Mother Goose

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**Description from Amazon: Illustrates forty-five traditional nursery rhymes, including "Little Bo Peep," "Jack Sprat," "Pat-a-Cake," and "The Man in the Moon."

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Richard Scarry’s Best Mother Goose Ever (Giant Golden Book)

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**Description from Amazon: Richard Scarry introduces toddlers to the nursery rhymes of Mother Goose! Featuring his unmistakable art (now restored to its original glory) and fifty of Mother Goose's most beloved rhymes, Scarry's timeless collection, now celebrating its fiftieth anniversary, is a must-have for readers of all age...

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