This is so inspiring. I’m so glad I always read to my kids…

Nerdy Book Club

I’m fairly convinced that the reason that I love reading so much is because my mom read to me all of the time when I was a kid.  It amazes me that she did it because she doesn’t consider herself to be a highly intellectual person.  The reason why she did it was because she loved me and she wanted me to enjoy reading and be a good reader.  I’d say that’s a pretty smart for someone who thinks they aren’t intellectual.

I’m sure that my mother did not go out and read all of the research about why it is important to read to children from an early age, she just instinctively knew it.  She knew that by reading to your kids, with your kids, and eventually listening to them read, they would become better readers.  She also knew that surrounding us with books, either by taking us to…

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