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T’s Reads: Book Advent Calendar 2017 – Week Four & Ideas to Create Your Own!

Christmas has now come and gone, which means T’s book advent has come to a close. This was our first year of doing a book advent after first hearing about it from Al at The Dad Network, and I must say it was really fun. I really enjoyed us reading T a new book every

T’s Reads: Book Advent Calendar 2017 – Week Three

With only 4 more sleeps until Christmas, December has officially flown by. T’s crate is now almost empty and we’re undecided whether to keep the crate out for the year and find toys or books to keep in it, or dedicate it just for the book advent. <image> His last book advent, on Christmas Eve, will

T’s Reads: Book Advent Calendar 2017 – Week Two

This week seems to have flown by, with the main theme being either Pip & Posy or the Happy Families series. T has now got very good at identifying which book is which at the moment just by feeling them – which is how we’ve managed to get so many of the same the same

T’s Reads: Book Advent Calendar 2017 – Week One

This year, we’ve decided to do T a book advent instead of a chocolate advent calendar. It’s something we were introduced to last year and thought it was a lovely idea. Don’t get us wrong, T still enjoys a little chocolate treat in the form of a chocolate coin in with the book (we’re not that

Our Top Books for LGBT Families (Childrens Book Week). 

This week is Childrens Book Week. Celebrated every year, it acts as a way to encourage and inspire children to read. As a same sex family we often keep an eye out for story books that have a same sex family in it, or a special message. Ones that just happen to have two mums

T’s Favourite Books Right Now (Childrens Book Week)

Every year, schools and libraries get involved with Childrens Book Week to encourage children (and their parents) to celebrate books and enjoy the pleasure that is reading. We’ve been reading to T since he was born, with touchy feeling books being a firm favourite, however pop up books and books that have bright colours are also