032: Why Good Children's Literature Matters with Sibyl Niemann

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Amber and Sibyl chat about why reading good literature is important for family life and children's development.

In This Episode:
-Sibyl shares her own family reading experiences with her 6 children.
-We chat about the importance of reading aloud and bedtime story routines.
-We talk about discerning good children's literature and practical tips for finding appropriate books for our kids.
-Sibyl shares some of the benefits she's seen in encouraging her own children's reading habits.

What Sibyl is Loving:
-Daylight & Choir

Sibyl's Mom Hack:
-Having her children take over their own laundry at 16.

Links:
Sibyl's Book List
Elizabeth Foss: In The Heart of My Home
Leila Lawler: Like Mother, Like Daughter
Children's Bibles:
The Catholic Picture Bible, by Rev. Lawrence G. Lovasik, SVD, published by the Catholic Book Publishing Co., New York, 1990 (I like the maps of the Holy Land on the inside front and back covers)
Classic Bible Stories: A Family Treasury, retold by Lise Caldwell, published by Standard Publishing Co., Cincinnati, OH, 1998 (Especially beautiful illustrations)

 

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