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In the book – a review

    There’s just something about a classic children’s story such as Winnie the Pooh which is magical. I remember the listening to tales from the Hundred Acre Woods when I was a little girl. An anthology by A.A Milne was purchased for me when I was Arlo’s age and is very precious to me now thirty years later. Of course I have shared these tales with… Read More »In the book – a review

    Curl up with a book this summer

    Curl up with a book this summer

      (Books provided by Nosy Crow for the purposes of review) We have had a wonderful couple of weeks filled with glorious sunshine, and it’s been great to enjoy the weather, I often write about our adventures when we get out and about but sometimes you need a day at home, especially on days like today when there’s a storm blowing outside. It’s always a great… Read More »Curl up with a book this summer

      Noddy and Rupert bear racist?

        I couldn’t quite believe it when conducting research for this blog. Could it be true – were Noddy and rupert bear racist ? Writing this on the eve of World Book day,  not just a chance for parents to play top trumps with costumes, but an opportunity to invoke a love of literature in our children. I always have been and always will be a… Read More »Noddy and Rupert bear racist?

        Reading Eggs - App Review

        Reading Eggs – App Review

          This blog contains a review of an app which I was granted free access to. Follow this link to get 30 days access free to try it yourself I have begun to introduce Arlo to limited interactive technology during this lockdown as part of our home schooling activities, because let’s face it we can’t have PVA glue and poster paint out 24/7. Reading eggs came… Read More »Reading Eggs – App Review

          beans&sparks book review

          beans&sparks book review

            This book was gifted for the purposes of the review – all thoughts and opinions are my own. “Do you think we’ll live in space one day?” The homesick astronaut asked This beans&sparks book was kindly sent to us to review – and what a delight. First things first you use the website to create an avatar with your child’s likeness. This is a fairly… Read More »beans&sparks book review