5 Top Books to Help Children Understand Their Feelings Better

Anxious child

Most of us look back on our childhoods fondly, reminiscing about blissful carefree years. But, in reality, childhood can be a time of stress, anxiety, and early signs of mental health difficulties. According to the NHS, one in eight (12.8%) five to 19-year olds had at least one mental disorder when assessed in 2017. This … Read more

Helping Your Child with Creative Writing at Home

Creative Writing

Creative writing is a skill that can benefit your child academically, personally and professionally. It is also a really fun activity to practice with your child at home. Creative Writing Ideas Parents can help to develop their child’s imagination and writing skills, using some really simple and fun techniques. Here are a few creative writing … Read more

Support Dementia Research with Benny’s Adventures at Rose Cottage

Benny's Adventures at Rose Cottage

As a blogger one of the things that I love doing is helping to give smaller ventures a bigger voice, especially when these things are so close to my heart. In a lifetime, long, long ago I used to live in the small Lincolnshire market town of Alford where I have many special memories. I’m … Read more

5 Audiobooks For Mums

Audiobooks for Mums

Audiobooks for Mums? Why can’t they sit and read I hear you say? Mothers are always busy! Whether they are new mums or have a 21-year old kid, they always go overboard to make sure their little ones get best. Nobody knows about parenting and their children more than mothers. But a little help is … Read more

How to Create a Perfect Reading Oasis in Your Backyard

How to create the perfect reading oasis

Now that warm weather has arrived, you’re obviously going to want to enjoy the full benefits of your beautiful backyard. There’s no better place to read a book than in the comfort of your own little oasis. However, to be able to enjoy it, you’re going to have to fix it up properly. When it … Read more

What your World Book Day fundraising means

Book Aid International

Every year, on World Book Day, schools across the UK celebrate the value of reading – and many fundraise for our charity, Book Aid International, as part of their celebrations. In the last three years alone schools, libraries, nurseries and families like yours have raised over £350,000 for us on World Book Day – that’s … Read more