Only one–third of parents with kids age eight and younger, however, make nightly reading a habit, according to a survey conducted by Harris Interactive and sponsored by Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) and Macy’s.
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“Bedtime stories build the foundation for future achievement,” said Carol H. Rasco, president and CEO of Reading Is Fundamental. Many sources of research show that daily reading at an early age can help build brain pathways, stimulate language development, enrich vocabularies, and lengthen attention spans.
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