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The Benefits Of Exposing Your Children Bedtime Stories Today

Some people think that the sole aim of bedtime stories is usually to act as a catalyst to sleep for children. Despite being true, it just cannot be prevented. The need to put food in the table has made modern day parents miss the chance of forming a bond with their children. Ignorance and laziness is the actual concern here.There is nothing as soothing to a child in their soft cozy bed like a bedtime story.It is like the perfect icing on the cake. The parent reading it is what makes it even more accomplished. Bedtime stories have numerous advantages to children such as;

o Improve the child’s imagination

Televisions were developed after radios were already in place. This was the true coy of a bedtime narrated story.It was pure narration only where the listener would have to create images in his head which were only just but an imagination of the things heard. This is the same logic to mother reciting the novel of Snow white and the seven dwarfs to her daughter. It would then be the challenge of the child to draw a picture of a dwarf in his head especially after being told a dwarf is person of less than one meter height at mature age. It is such skills of imaginations that made learning possible.

o Sharpening the levels of vocabulary and oratory skills.

A child looks up to his mentor. The language used by a child is determined by the choice of language used by the parent while reading the bedtime story the child loves the most.

o Helps to develop the bond between the child and parent

Nowadays, parents believe that the simplest way of winning a child’s heart is through giving gifts.Some would go to the extent of claiming bedtime stories are passed with time. In the real essence, bedtime stories will do you a great favor in making your child open minded, free and consider you a friend and not only a parent. A child who has grown up with the tendency of bedtime stories will always be open and free to air out their problems. Raising a child in the habit of bedtime stories will help your child confide in you in case of any problem they have.

o They provide soothing, and hence the child feels safe to share out their troubles

It can’t be objected that a bedtime story is a key to free cuddles, happiness, love, peace, comfort and unconditional love. Once all the above elements are made available to a child, then you have a child free from stress or distraction. The immediate secondary advantage one gets from a child with a calm mind is that the child acquires great concentration. The end product of concentration is class work success. It is thus a fact that bedtime stories are of importance to kids. Parents should, therefore, make it their duty to read bedtime stories to their kids.