Writing is an essential skill that every child needs to learn. Learning to write is a monumental task. When a child first enters school there is sometimes more emphasis put on reading than on writing. However, it is best that the skills are learned together. At home it is quite common for parents to read with, or encourage their children to read, however it is important not to forget to put emphasis on writing as well. Reading and writing go hand in hand. For this episode of a child’s life we are going to look at how to promote writing at home and how you can help your child develop their writing skills.