As a family we love books and over the years we have bought books to help the children with a lot of different life changes from toilet training to starting school. There are books to help with getting a new sibling, losing a relative or pet, moving house and so many other topics but the
Our family loves to read and we’re always looking for books to enjoy with the children that can inspire them in their day to day lives by learning something new or reinforcing values we hold close. We were recently sent A Robot Called B4 and it is such a lovely story that I had to
Although our children love to read, I’m always looking for new ways to inspire their creativity and learn something new. We were recently sent a few issues of The Phoenix – a brilliant comic for children. It’s turned out to be the perfect thing for them to dip in and out of before and after
One thing that has come out of the pandemic for us is the children’s love of Minecraft. They discovered it pretty much a year ago and it’s always the first thing they want to play. But, in looking for ways to expand their love of Minecraft, so they could enjoy it both on screen and
Create Your Own Kindness is a brand new activity book for 6-12 year olds from child therapist and wellbeing author Becky Goddard-Hill. In her book she shares over 50 ways kids can learn to be kind to themselves, other people and to the wider world. Each activity is backed by science and research so children
It will come as no surprise to regular readers that LP and Little Man love books and nothing excites them more than getting a new book through the post. So when The Secret Lives of Two Googly-Eyed Cats by Henrietta Mackenzie arrived they wanted to read it straight away!
Each year I try and read more and I also try and read more than the year before. This year I also made a decision that I would read every unread book in my house before reading anything else. So here is what I read in 2020:
As a family we love books and are always looking for new ones to enjoy with the children. They can happily read by themselves now but there still really is nothing like a bedtime story as a child.
LP and Little Man have always loved reading but, books don’t get better than ones where you are the main character. The children always adore books where they feature in them, where their name appears on the pages and they can really imagine themselves right there in the story.