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Baby Bookworms! 7 Tips for Reading Aloud to Babies & Toddlers

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mother reading baby bedtime story

Make Reading Part of a Bedtime Routine


Most babies thrive on routines. While you're working on getting your baby on a sleep schedule, start reading books aloud at bedtime, if you haven't been already. Dimming the lights and reading aloud in a soothing voice helps set the mood for baby to sleep. Many families keep bedtime reading in their child's nightly routine for years to come, and rely on it to help cue toddlers that it's sleepy time.

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