What Are The REAL Benefits Of Reading With Your Child? - The M Word

What Are The REAL Benefits Of Reading With Your Child?

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Is reading a favourite story with your child is a bedtime chore or a precious moment?

And are there really any extra benefits? And, if there are, what are they?

This week in Laura Meets… Laura Wood chats to award-winning best-selling Irish children’s author Marie Louise Fitzpatrick on how it stokes the power of their imagination equipping them with powerful skills for life – and we explore how YOU can help fuel the fire!

Marie-Louise says she was only four when she announced she would be an artist and years later her illustrated children’s books are still catching light – and it all started early, and it started often – thanks to her own mum’s encouragement.

Watch our full chat now:



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Laura Wood
Laura Wood
Mother of three young children (well two and a reprobate). Lover of all things bad for her. Station Voice Newstalk 106-108 and Co-Presenter of East Coast FM's Breakfast Show 'Freshly Squeezed'.