Everyone's day is jam-packed, and it never feels like there is enough time to accomplish everything! Recognizing how to optimize all of the 'wasted' time throughout the day is a great way to help parents and kids regain some extra minutes to essential tasks- like during car rides.
Driving is the perfect opportunity to encourage kids to pick up a book and catch up on their reading, instead of being entranced by iPads and cellphones.
I seriously don't know why I have never thought about this...
Diono, the leading manufacturer in child safety seats and travel accessories, has created a simple infographic that breaks down the benefits of reading and how parents can utilize driving time to stimulate their kids' minds.
Whether it be on the way to the doctor's office, our homeschool co-op, the store, or even church, we spend a lot of time in the car. You can bet I'm going to start putting this time to good use and making my 7 year old read aloud to my 2 year old, so they both benefit.