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Monster Practice A Fun Approach To Learning | REVIEW

I have been so impressed at the way P2 has dealt with going to big school. We are at the end of the staggered settling in period where we picked her up at 12pm for a week and then 1pm for the following week. As of next week she will be in school full time. I thought the excitement may …

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Going To The Library

It feels like such a long time ago since reading a story at bedtime felt like a chore. I never used to see the importance of books despite my own love for reading and writing. But I also experienced mum guilt surrounding the topic of bedtime story time and eventually I made it part of our routine. I don’t feel …

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How Reading Helps Young Children

Despite the fact I absolutely adore books and reading, I found it really difficult to actually want to read to my first daughter when she was a baby. I never saw the importance of reading to a young child. It’s only really been in the past six months that I have routinely made it part of our bedtime. Now every …

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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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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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All New Bob The Builder Magazine Review

I have been so out of touch with children’s telly since having children which I now sounds completely ridiculous. When my little brother was born in 2000 I became in tune with the programmes and now they are all being renewed and spruced up. Bob The Builder is one of the characters who have had a makeover. I was all …

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Little Tiger Christmas Collection

Each Christmas I get the girls some winter themed books to get them in the spirit of Christmas. Although Hubby is very much into technology, I am still a complete lover of books and the girls are beginning to get a huge collection. This Christmas we have been sent a beautiful collection of books from Little Tiger. The Night Before …

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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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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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