Read to the Belly

Many thanks to Delana at The Education Cafe for reviewing our book! Check out her blog for loads of information about parenting and education, including home schooling.

The Education Cafe

pregnancy, reading, belly booksAs an education consultant and mother, I have always been a huge advocate of reading to children. Books have been a part of my children’s lives since the time I brought them home from the hospital. My father, also a huge advocate for getting kids to read, always kept my children’s bookshelves well stocked.

During my pregnancies, I had heard about talking to and singing to your unborn child. It never occurred to me the possible benefits of reading to my unborn children.

Susan Lupone Stonis and Jacqueline Boyle, inspired by recent research on the topic of reading to the baby bump, created a series of books called Belly Books. According to their website, “. . . a rhythmic, repetitive story read regularly during the last trimester soothes and stimulates your baby before and after he or she is born.”

In exchange for an honest review, they recently sent me…

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