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Old 12-06-2012, 06:55 AM   #8
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Re: Reading question/vent

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Originally Posted by AbbieJack View Post
Your child does not need to be rushed into reading. If he is having a hard time with level books you are picking out, I honestly would move back a step until he is reading with confidence. Rushing him will only make him dislike reading thus making it harder. I would tell the stepmom that its not her place and to back off. You are his mother and you will decide what he reads.
My DD was like this. Rather than rise to the challenge or be excited about working on "hard" books, she would lose confidence and not want to read at all. Some kids love a challenge, mine hated to stumble over words.
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