Reading with kids: How and when to start?

    For our summer reading series, an upcoming NewsWorks Tonight segment will focus on reading with young children. We want to hear your experiences. How early do you start? How do you encourage variety? When do you stop?

    As a parent, grandparent, sibling, relative, neighbor, babysitter — how early did you start reading with the child in your life? How old were you when your parents began reading to you?

    As part of our summer reading series, an upcoming NewsWorks Tonight segment will focus on reading with young children, and we want to know about your experience.

    Tell us in the comments below.

    Little kids are notorious for fixating on one book, how do you gently broaden their horizons without discouraging their interests?

    Is it a matter of finding the right books? When do you let kids pick out their own?

    Is there a certain age at which you should stop reading to children and encourage them to read on their own — or do you find that kids naturally want to read on their own?

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