Books to Help Children Understand their Emotions | AD

I know, from being a parent, how hard it is sometimes for children to understand how they’re feeling, to express themselves when they are experiencing a range of emotions and to even know how to deal with how they are feeling. There have been times when LP and Little Man have been so full of emotion where they have just broken down – screaming, crying, sobbing – because they don’t…

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Introducing the Green Bean Collection

LP and Little Man absolutely love to read – or to listen to stories – and books feature very heavily in our family routine, with so many being read every single day. Now that LP can read, and Little Man is swiftly following suit, they love to read by themselves but they still enjoy being read to, or reading together with Dave or I. They just love stories and get…

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The Wilbies go to the Moon by Rebecca Bourne Review | …

As a family we love to read, it’s pretty much one of our favourite hobbies and we can often all be found reading together. Now that LP is at a stage where she can read she loves to either find a quiet corner and read to herself or sit and read out loud to Little Man. But, she gets through books so quickly that when we were sent The Wilbies…

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Our Favourite Children’s Books #HappyBedsBookDay

Today is World Book Day and as a family we love to read. The children have shelves of books in their rooms and there are other books dotted around the house – as well as the books the children bring home from school. Happy Beds have conducted research to find the Internet’s Favourite Bedtime Book and they asked us to share some of our favourite children’s books too. I grew up…

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Enjoying a Whole Library at Home with Reading Chest

LP absolutely loves to read and gets through books so quickly. Little Man is following in her footsteps, loving nothing more than our regular story times at home. But, how can you keep children with a love of reading stocked up on books? I know, we could go to the local library but with the children at school all week and us often away at the weekends it isn’t always…

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Getting Ready for SATs with Letts

LP absolutely loves school and loves to learn and this year her SATs are coming up. Now, I know there is conflicting opinion on SATs but LP’s school make SATs just like any other day. They don’t put too much emphasis on them for the children and so the children don’t worry about them and don’t have any stress. When LP comes to sit her SATs it should simply test…

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Animals and You Magazine Review

LP and Little Man absolutely love magazines. They are a treat we have during school holidays or something for long car journeys. So when they were sent Animals and You Magazine to read they couldn’t have been more excited. The whole idea of Animals and You is to combine the traditional aspects of a children’s magazine with cute animals – the children’s favourite things. The December issue of Animals and You…

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