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How to get time for holiday reading – when kids keep interrupting you!

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Do you love to read books when you are on holidays?

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For me, I read so much business material for work (usually off a screen) that reading good old-fashioned books is a real joy.

The challenge is to get time to read when I am keeping my kids occupied over the holidays. As soon as they see me sit down with a book, they “pounce” and interrupt! 🙂

This year I got some great advice from a wise friend, Julia Tyack from Tyack Health,  who is a mother of 6 and a grandmother of 13.

Julia’s holiday reading technique involves parallel activities as she shared in an earlier post about how parents can do what they want AND keep their kids happily occupied. You involve the children in your activity.

Here’s our brief chat about getting time for reading:

Tony: What’s a parallel activity?

Julia: An example is if you want…

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