We love books, and we hope our kids grow up to love them too…but how do we get there? Meagan and Sarah break down the ways we encourage literacy and a love of reading in our homes–without piling on the pressure. We talk about reading aloud, reading for homework, encouraging reluctant readers, and modeling a book-loving life as adults.
PLUS Katie Addiss joins Sarah for a fun segment all about holiday picture books! We share some favorites for babies through big kids–just in time for the coziest reading season!
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Links we mentioned (or should have) in Episode 186:
- Sarah and Katie’s full list of holiday books is here
- Meagan’s appearance on the Read-Aloud Revival podcast: RAR #34: Reading Aloud around a Traditional School Schedule, and RAR host Sarah Mackenzie’s appearance on Meagan’s podcast The Home Hour in 2014
- Magazines Sarah loves include ASK and Muse from Cricket Media, Highlights High Five, and National Geographic Kids
- Sarah loves the book lists at What Do We Do All Day?, and specifically mentioned these three in her segment with Katie:
- Meagan mentioned these books (affiliate links):
- Other episodes you might enjoy:
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