Reading with Your Children

Date:  April 11, 2014

Something to think about, daddy!

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I saw this statement on the web…

“A poll commissioned by the National Center for Fathering in 2009 showed that 55 percent of fathers read to their children at least once or twice per month.  The discouraging news is that this poll also revealed that 39 percent of fathers never read to their children.”

“Reading with your children and having impact on their education is not just a mom thing.  In a 1997 study by the U.S. Department of Education, researchers surveyed more than 20,000 parents.  The results of the study indicated that when fathers took an active role in their children’s education, the children were more likely to make A’s, participate in activities like sport and dubs, enjoy school and were less likely to repeat a grade”

So, I did my part, as I often read to the kids too.  Let’s hope the kids keep up the good work too.  Cheers.. 

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