Mamiverse’s-Summer-Reading-List-MainPhotoAside from encouraging a love of reading, reading with your children is an important way to teach crucial developmental skills. According to a recent article in the NY Times, “reading, as well as talking and singing, is viewed as important in increasing the number of words that children hear in the earliest years of their lives.” Beyond that, research supports that “an important part of brain development occurs within the first three years of a child’s life, and that reading to children enhances vocabulary and other important communication skills.”