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Write 31 days: Tip #5

Write 31 days – How NOT to kill the reading habit in kids with Book Recommendations for boys Tip #1 – Even if the book he selects is a book you do not think has any “value”; do NOT discourage! Tip#2 -Let them abuse the book Tip #3 – Do not offer reading instead of screen time. Tip #4 – Do not Give up on your Children, they need you more than you will ever know. Tip #5 – Reading is not just for bedtime. Anytime is  good time to read. Mostly a bedtime scenario in our household would involve me…

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Write 31 days: Tip #4

Write 31 days – How NOT to kill the reading habit in kids with Book Recommendations for boys Tip #1 – Even if the book he selects is a book you do not think has any “value”; do NOT discourage! Tip#2 -Let them abuse the book Tip #3 – Do not offer reading instead of screen time. Tip #4 – Do not Give up on your Children, they need you more than you will ever know. Every book I bring into the home is outright rejected. Feeling dejected and annoyed, I stopped reading for a while! When we started off on…

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Write 31 days: Tip #3

Here is day 1 post Here is day 2 post Write 31 days – How NOT to kill the reading habit in kids with Book Recommendations for boys Tip #3 Tip #3 – Do not offer reading instead of screen time.   My boy ended up hating books at one point when I kept telling him that *instead of TV, he should just read a book or look at a book*; I agree I was not so pleasant when I told him on many many occasions! I bite my tongue now, when it just almost always accidentally slips out of my mouth even…

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Write 31 days – Tip #2

Here is day 1 post Write 31 days – How NOT to kill the reading habit in kids with Book Recommendations for boys Tip #2 Tip #2 – Let them abuse the book. Seriously  this has been the most difficult thing for me because I HATE anyone who dog-ears books in anyway. I DO NOT like writing in books..nor tearing them, nothing. So when my son quietly tore away a page of an awesome book I screamed at him and took away that book from him and didn’t read to him. Another day, he just made marks all over another book with…

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Write 31 days – How NOT to kill the reading habit in kids with Book Recommendations for boys

Yeah, I know I am 6 days late and most probably will slack off around the middle…but that doesn’t stop me from trying! So for the next 31–6 = 25 or 26 days I will be sharing – 1) Tips on how to NOT kill the reading habit in your kid. 2) Absolute Favorite books of Aarya = Some awesome book recommendation for the boys in your life! So here we go! Tip #1 = Even if the book he selects is a book you do not think has any “value”; do NOT discourage!   Any book that helps a child to…

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