November 3, 2015

The Real Benefits Behind Bedtime Stories

For centuries parents have been sharing bedtime stories with their children in order to help them relax and drift off to sleep. In recent years, scientists have discovered other benefits related to reading your children bedtime stories. 


For centuries parents have been sharing bedtime stories with their children in order to help them relax and drift off to sleep. This time is also a chance for parents to bond with their children and establish within them a sense of security.

In recent years, scientists have discovered other benefits related to reading your children bedtime stories. Not only can reading to your child a bedtime promote relaxation, it can also encourage brain development. Let’s take a further look into why these stories could be making your child smarter.  


Improves Brain Development

Studies have found that reading and interacting with children at bedtime, helps build their brains development, by increasing neurological pathways. These pathways help children to think faster, learn quicker and absorb and retain what they have learned. Even if your child is not school aged, reading to your kids at bedtime it will help them build a foundation for learning that will help them in years to come. Reading bedtime stories is a great way to help your child get a head start on learning!


Helps to Build their Vocabulary

Reading to your children right before they go to sleep, will help them to learn new words in order to expand their vocabulary. When reading, a parent is most likely to emphasize how words sound.  Do remember to always explain words your child might not be familiar with. This will help them learn the meaning behind the each word and how it is to be used in a sentence.

A great way to add to the atmosphere of bedtime, is by having a special bedroom your child calls their own. Having their own comfy bed makes the child feel more at ease and secure. For years Bolton Furniture has been providing fun, high quality youth bedroom furniture that light a little one’s imagination, from; castle- themed tent beds and whimsical and efficient bunk beds to high-quality twin and double beds.

 

Make bedtime fun time, by adding a little magic to your children’s space. For more information or inspiration visit our website or call us today! Bolton Furniture has you covered!



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