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Tears and Laughter–How Books Promote Emotional Health

Reading books with children and talking about what you read invites exploration of feelings and offers long-lasting permission to discuss all of life’s topics.

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How lap time contributes to social-emotional growth

For children, especially very young children, lap-time literacy experiences can offer powerful and usually positive contributions to their social-emotional development. Conversely, the language and informational richness of books don’t benefit a child much unless books are opened, explored, read and discussed with a caregiver. Such sharing forms a critical basis for positioning books to contribute to […]