Alissa McClure in her article here presents her views that Parents should read because:
1-Reading Relieves Stress
2-Reading Sets an Example.
3-Self-Help Reading Can Help Relieve Depression
4-Reading Improves Memory
5-Reading Can Help Keep Your Brain Sharp As You Age
6-Reading Stimulates Creativity
7-Reading Enhances Vocabulary
8-Reading Increases Empathy
9-Reading May Help You Sleep Better
10-Reading Is Fun
Read complete areticle here:
Freedom to Learn: The roles of play and curiosity as foundations for learning., by Peter Gray, Ph.D.
About the Auther : Peter Gray, Ph.D., is a research professor at Boston College, author of Free to Learn and the textbook Psychology (now in 8th edition), president of the Alliance for Self-Directed Education, and founding member of Let Grow. He has conducted and published research in neuroendocrinology, developmental