Besides being great for parent-child bonding, bedtime stories have also been shown to have other benefits, such as developing higher-than-average literacy rates and an emotional connection to reading. That’s the subject of a post from Tuck Sleep Foundation called “Bedtime Reading for Children.”
The article includes lists of great books in different age groups for bedtime reading. Something that may come as a surprise? Even 11 year olds benefit when their parents read to them before they go to bed.
Tuck.com has other useful information for parents looking to improve sleep quality for everyone in the family.