• Have you tried Reading Eggs? Get your extended FREE trial here! 1

    Have you tried Reading Eggs? Get your extended FREE trial here!

    Reading doesn’t come naturally to everyone and so picking up a traditional book may not always be the best form of learning for some. Alternatively, if you do have a child who enjoys learning to read, it can be helpful to find additional ways of keeping their reading journey fun. I was recently asked if […]

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  • Getting organised! 2

    Getting organised!

    Just a quiet one . . . that’s how I would describe our weekend on the whole. Generally we are flying around here and there trying to fit as much as possible into our weekends, trying to make the most of the time that we are all together. It’s no wonder our children rarely sit […]

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  • Our favourite books for young children 3

    Our favourite books for young children

    I have told you often enough now, my children LOVE books and that is something I am immensely happy about. Jelly Bean will be celebrating his 1st birthday at the end of January and already he has the same enthusiasm for books as his older siblings and can turn quickly from a very weary little […]

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  • Hard work pays off . . . 4

    Hard work pays off . . .

    Just look at that big beaming smile on my Little Bean, that there is the beaming smile of pride. Last Friday, Little Bean was presented with her Bronze Certificate at school or good behaviour and hard work. At school the children are presented with House Points when they behave particularly well or make good contribution […]

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  • James Patterson: Let’s Give Kids the Choice 5

    James Patterson: Let’s Give Kids the Choice

    There is now less than a week to go before voting closes on the ‘100 Books to Read Before You’re 14’ list that reading charity Booktrust has published, in a bid to get children, parents, and teachers talking about the fantastic stories for kids written and illustrated over the past century. This list really illustrates […]

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