Today I’m addressing a question I get ALL THE TIME – how to find time to read.

How do we cultivate a reading life in the midst of parenting, life, and other general busyness? In this episode I’m addressing the best ways I have found to fit more reading into my life.

I’m sharing my favorite tips. If you enjoy this episode, you’ll also like Episode 119 with Anne Bogel, Cultivating Your Own Reading Life.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • why we need to prioritize our own reading and let our kids “catch” us reading often
  • what you can trade-off for reading
  • how to find “surprise pockets” for reading
  • which time of day I use to get the bulk of my reading in

What I read over the last six months:

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Episode 70
Raising Kids Who Read: What Parents and Teachers Can Do

Raising Kids Who Read: What Parents and Teachers Can Do


Everyone agrees that reading is important, but kids today tend to lose interest in reading before adolescence. In Raising Kids Who Read, bestselling author and psychology professor Daniel T. Willingham explains this phenomenon and provides practical solutions for engendering a love of reading that lasts into adulthood.

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