This article explores the benefits of bedtime stories, beyond what is known about reading to children generally. The main benefits it relates are psychological: this regular ritual helps kids to wind down, to be comforted, to connect with their parent and to engage their imaginations. It also covers one important physiological benefit, that reading to children will generally result in better sleep which we now know to be associated with a host of mental and physical health benefits.
– Mike Morrison
Read the full article: The Most Powerful Family Ritual? The Bedtime Story