Five Keys for Getting Young Children Hooked on Books

I know from personal experience that sharing a book with your child is not always magical. Especially when parents are busy and stressed, and when kids aren't used to looking at books. But that's when kids and parents need it most. Book-sharing has so many benefits, but it takes some practice to get the benefits. …

Why Parents Need Reading Aloud Just As Much as Their Kids

It was 2009, and I was a fresh new pediatric intern. My wife and I had just had our third child two weeks before my med school graduation and moved across the country, to a city where we knew no one, to begin my residency program with three children under the age of 4. We …