The more you read the more things you'll know. The more that you learn the more places you'll go. ~ Dr Seus
Do you read any of the Dr Seus books to your grandkids? I'm sure they enjoy them. I've written previously about the importance of reading with your grandchildren. But actually, it turns out that Dr Seus's quote that encourages reading is just as relevant for grandparents as it is for kids.
As adults, we do a lot of reading- newspapers, emails, ads, traffic signage, social media, instruction booklets and more. But we need to do more reading for relaxation and pleasure and there are plenty of healthy reasons to do so. In fact, here are13 healthy reasons for reading that I've come across.
Reading is beneficial to your health:
Now, I think we need to take note that this beneficial reading activity should involve something that is enjoyable to relax and read. Don't read your latest bank statement or a news-related article since this may cause you some anxiety. Read something you would look forward to reading, something enjoyable.
Fortunately, I've just the thing.... and it's FREE!
If you just want to take a moment to relax and read something light, this is just for you- the first edition of the At my House digital magazine with snippets of information and links to plenty more when you have the time. And there's more exciting content planned for the next edition. This is just a small edition but next month's issue is filled with fun ideas, crafts, helpful hints and suggestions for creating memorable moments with your grandkids.
Find it here!
Life as a grandma.. it's no 'quiet, restful days in the rocking-chair'. It's filled with activity, excitement and lots of family fun. Please share it with me.