Browsing Tag

reading

  • Five brilliant books for kids

    Tweet I’m a big believer in getting kids to start reading as soon as they can start to recognise the alphabet – whether it’s by using The Colour Purple method (writing the names of…

    March 19, 2015
  • Competitive Fancy Dress Syndrome: are you at risk?

    Tweet My twitter timeline is currently full of mums worrying about what their kids are going to wear for World Book Day, or making fancy dress outfits for various events, or trying to find…

    March 2, 2014
  • Win Hello Kitty book sets

    Tweet I’m a firm believer that it doesn’t matter what kids read, as long as they’re reading something. When No 1 Son was very small we used to teach him to recognise the letters…

    July 6, 2013
  • My birthday wish/want list

    Tweet It’s my birthday in less than two weeks, and after what can only be described as an emotional rollercoaster 12 months, I’ve got my eye on a few lovely things. Namely these fabulous…

    October 26, 2012
  • There are birdies in the apple tree

    Tweet ‘There are birdies in the apple tree and something peeping out. But where is Kipper’s teddy bear? That’s what this book’s about.’ The greatest gift I think we’ve given to No 1 Son…

    October 24, 2012