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The Puppet Company Review

It definitely feels like technology is taking over my world. The word “iPad” is literally grating on me as all three of my girls are obsessed. I have recently felt like the girls are engrossed by technology world, watching endless episodes of Peppa Pig and spending hours playing Minecraft. I have been searching for new ways to prize those devices …

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A Christmas Giveaway With Oxford Children’s Books

Is anybody else getting just a little bit excited by Christmas? With Halloween behind us, I feel like it’s a suitable time to begin with the festive preparations. We’ve had a lovely Christmas delivery of Oxford Children’s Books recently and I wanted to share them with you. Make sure to scroll to the bottom for a giveaway! Greatest Animal Stories This book …

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Happy 100th Birthday Roald Dahl! #RoaldDahl100

I don’t think there’s a single person that hasn’t heard of the name Roald Dahl. If you haven’t then where the heck have you been because today is Roald Dahl’s 100th birthday! I wasn’t actually aware that this amazingly talented author passed away before I was even born, in 1990. Roald Dahl directly wrote 39 books but the ones I …

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Win £50 Worth Of Letts Books

I just can’t believe that we are just a few weeks away from throwing ourselves back into school runs and routines. We’ve had such a jam packed summer holidays that I’ve barely had time to think about all the school bits and bobs we need! Are you read? Finding the time to choose the best books though may not always …

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Parragon Book Buddies – Disney Book Week

From the 23rd May to 12th June it has been Disney Book Week and to help us celebrate we received two out of the twenty new Disney Movie Collection storybook series. A series designed to help kids find the magic into reading by bringing their favourite Disney movies to life. We received the Jungle Book and Frozen, both very loved movies in our house …

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Parragon Book Buddies – March 2016

I am well aware we are practically half way through April now, but back in March we were sent our latest Parragon Book Buddies parcel and inside was some absolutely beautiful Disney Princesses colouring books. I have always been into art especially things like drawing and colouring so being sent the Frozen and Disney Princesses Art Therapy Colouring Book has …

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World Book Day 2016

The influx of happy children dressed up as their favourite book characters over social media can only mean one thing, it’s world book day! A day for celebrating books and reading. Personally, I am a lover of a physical book over an online edition, which do you prefer? I can’t remember what characters I used to go as at school. …

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Storytime Magazine Review

I loved reading as a child, I still love reading now, and I’m a strong believe in having something physical to read rather than a digital copy of something. As a toddler, P1 loved books but as she’s getting bigger and learning to read by herself I have seen that love deteriorate. I think I have been focusing so much …

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What We Are Reading

Reading is so important to me through blogging and through my writing but it’s also something I want my children to enjoy and so far they all love books. P1 has started to read her own stories or at least give them a good go. P2 has finally started to sit still for a full story and P3 loves to …

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Parragon Book Buddies – Growl With The Animals Review

When I arrived for my first ever BritMums Live in 2014 I was completely overwhelmed by it all. Then when I saw the Parragon stall with ginormous cupcakes (I was pregnant with P3 at the time) I started to feel much more comfortable. I’ve always been a lover of books and with technology taking over our lives I still want my …

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Tara Binns Eagle-Eyed Pilot Book Review

If you are a regular reader you will know that I’m partial to reading proper real books. I’m yet to buy a kindle or use an app on my phone to read. The girls love to read, whether it’s by being read to or even P1 reading herself and of course flicking through the pictures. They love it. We were …

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World Book Day 2015

Today marks the 18th year that we’ve had a World Book Day. A day completely dedicated to celebrating reading and everything that comes along with it. The authors and illustrators. The books! I’m a lover of books. I’m yet to he convinced that owning a Kindle would be better. I enjoy flicking through the pages with the girls and although …

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Christmas Gift Guide for Girls 2014

Christmas this year seems to have suddenly slapped us in the face. Thankfully we’ve finished shopping and wrapping for the girls but I have put together a little gift guide for girls aged 4+ seeing as I have three princesses. Hobbycraft Felt Owl Sewing Kit Girls, and boys, are crafty and I don’t think you can go wrong with craft …

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World Book Day With Argos Plus A Competition

Thursday 6th March 2014 is World Book Day. A day where we celebrate the work that authors, illustrators and books do for all of us around the world. Most importantly it’s a day to celebrate reading! 2014 is the 17th year that we’ve come together to celebrate World Book Day and I still remember dressing up as various book characters …

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Kiddicare Sleep Diary Project – Part 1

We were asked to participate in Kiddicare‘s Sleep project on mums and babies up to the age of 18months. We were asked to document the amount of sleep P2 and I had over 31 days. We started our diary on 1st February so it’s now been 19 days. I’m surprised that I’ve remembered to write in each day actually but …

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