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Book Review: The Stress Goblin’s Hat by Dr Rubina & Omar Mian

It was only as an adult that I realised how much I had struggled with mental health issues from a very young age, something that was overlooked for many years until eventually I reached out to ask for the help I needed. Unfortunately, those early traumatic experiences have meant that my anxiety and depression have… Continue reading Book Review: The Stress Goblin’s Hat by Dr Rubina & Omar Mian

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Paperscapes Series: Books For Inquisitive Kids To Devour

Kids are like sponges, absorbing every new experience and snippet of information they discover and are constantly learning as a result. As a self-confessed bibliophile it’s no surprise that I love to share books with the kids to help them expand their ever-growing knowledge as they are an absolutely amazing resource for learning. Over the years… Continue reading Paperscapes Series: Books For Inquisitive Kids To Devour

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Review: Read With Phonics Kids App

Parents of school age children will without a doubt be familiar with phonics that are used to help teach those all important sounds needed to aid reading, writing and spelling. I'll happily admit when my older girls started learning the phonics sounds way back in nursery I was pretty clueless as I don't remember being… Continue reading Review: Read With Phonics Kids App

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Learning How To Behave Around Dogs With The Zara DogDog Kids Club

Growing up we always had pet dogs and I was taught from a very early age about the do's and don't's when it comes to approaching unfamiliar ones. I've never owned a dog since leaving home, but that didn't stop me instilling my older two girls with the same lessons I learnt all those years… Continue reading Learning How To Behave Around Dogs With The Zara DogDog Kids Club

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Winter Fun With Weekend Box

Parent's will know that during the Winter months when the weather is undoubtedly abysmal, entertaining the kids during the weekend can be somewhat of a challenge. Unable and quite possibly unwilling to get outdoors it can be difficult to find something to keep them busy that doesn't involve staring at a screen for prolonged periods… Continue reading Winter Fun With Weekend Box

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Book Review: The Naughtiest Girl In The World By Dawn-Maria France

It's been a while since I wrote about the books I've been sharing with Leo as things became extremely busy in the run up to Christmas. So, today I thought I'd share a book we've been enjoying ,that we were kindly gifted at the end of last year. As a parent the name of the… Continue reading Book Review: The Naughtiest Girl In The World By Dawn-Maria France

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Review: The Snowman Tour Live

This year celebrates the 40th anniversary of the classic children’s book, The Snowman by Raymond Briggs*. Originally published in 1978 as a wordless picture book, its popularity saw it brought to life on screen in 1982 as a short film. Being born in the early 80’s, I can’t remember a Christmas without The Snowman and… Continue reading Review: The Snowman Tour Live

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The Santa Express at Hayes Garden World

Last year, I published a post all about the Winter Wonderland created at Hayes Garden World, based here in Cumbria. It had been many years since we had visited, and it made such a lasting impression that we vowed to return this year. We decided to go the whole hog this time though and booked… Continue reading The Santa Express at Hayes Garden World

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Our Top 5 Christmas Books For Kids

The festive season is such a busy time for parents, often filled with school play’s, Christmas events and parties for the little ones. So, it’s a welcome relief to make some time to share a book or two together and with so many wonderful festive and Christmas themed story books on the market we’re spoilt… Continue reading Our Top 5 Christmas Books For Kids