Develop Your Reading with Reading Eggs [AD – Review]

Develop Your Reading with Reading Eggs [AD – Review]

Reading eggs is a multi-award winning reading tool for children aged 2-13 years old. It’s purpose is to make learning fun and enjoyable, whilst encouraging children to practise a variety of skills, from phonics and vocabulary, to sight words and fluency. Created by a team of Primary School teachers, Reading eggs is meant to be

Our Favourite Children’s Books about Mental Health and Wellbeing

Today is World Mental Health Day, a day I often like to reflect and think about how far I’ve come in regards to my own mental health. Since coming to terms with it, and understanding that just like any visible or physical injury; where you need to make adjustments due a sudden change, mental health

Rainbow Revolutions: Power, Pride and Protest [Gift]

Last month, we were sent Rainbow Revolutions: Power, Pride and Protest, a new book by Jamie Lawson and illustrated by Eve Lloyd Knight. A book about LGBTQ history, dating back as far as 1790. Although we’re the living result of LGBTQ History, we still don’t know it all, and we never want to stop learning

How to Build an Inclusive & LGBTQ-friendly Library for your Children

Before T was even born, Sharon and I were talking about our favourite books and what kind of books T would likely have on his shelves. Classics like; Guess How Much I Love You, Spot,¬†and¬†Goodnight Moon were all up there, but, very quickly, we realised that families like us were rarely represented in children’s books.

The Moonlite Projector: Review [AD – Review]

Books are incredibly important in our house. Not only do they allow us to explore new worlds and meet new people, but they bring us together as a family. Not a day goes by when we don’t read T a book. Bedtime is when we read most of our books; although I don’t begrudge T

T’s Reads: Book Advent Calendar 2018 – Week Four & (Cheap) Places to Find Books!

By the time you’re reading this, it’s likely to be Christmas Day (or later! Thanks for reading, anyway!) and our Book Advent will be over. Just like last year, we’ve had fun finding new books for T and hope to continue this for years to come. As he gets older though, story books may become