Putting Books in Your Nanny’s Hands: Favorite Board Books for Your Nanny To Read to Babies and Toddlers Looking for a fresh list of books for the nanny to check out for your toddlers from the Toronto Public Library? Or perhaps, you wish to send a special gift to your cousin who’s expecting her first… Read more »
Reading books to children is a pastime any parent, grandparent, older sibling, or nanny knows all too well. When the book ends, the cry for “more” or “again, again!” is sure to follow. There are millions of excellent books out there, but I haven’t read them all! So here are my favorites.
Reading books to your newborn can be a great bonding time for you and your baby. Newborns love to hear your voice and cuddle up, so what better thing to do than to read to them? In addition, your baby will start learning about language and reading as you read books to them. Your soothing voice, colorful and stimulating pictures and all kinds of new words will bring a whole new world to your baby while s/he is still in familiar surroundings.