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Rock Your Read Alouds with This Simple Trick
When I was a new mom, I had this idea of what our read alouds would look like. I imagined our family snuggled up together under a cozy blanket with a teetering tower of delicious books at our side. I pictured us reading for hours, my children hanging on my every word. As I read, our home would be blanketed in silence, all would be calm. This, my friends, was a read aloud fantasy. In reality, our read alouds are anything but calm and my children are anything but quiet. More often, I'm reading aloud while one kid interrupts me