Finished the last page of a great book? Try these ideas to expand kids’ thinking

There are lots of fun extension activities to do with our kids once the last page has been read. Here are practical, tired and tested ideas to try when expanding kids’ experiences, opinions and concepts about the books they read…. Continue Reading >

Delving deeper into your child’s favourite story.

Think back to your own childhood. What was your favourite kids’ book? Depending on your   ‘vintage’ answers will vary. As a little girl, I remember loving the classics; Fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm,  ‘The Five Chinese Brothers’ but mainly… Continue Reading >

Out Of My Control

A huge slice of my step mum experiences can be put into the ‘this is out of my control’ box. Arguably a lot of our lives are out of our complete control however this feeling can be incredibly frustrating. Feeling… Continue Reading >

5 Ways to Connect with Your Child Today

This month it is time to focus on connections. Before the crazy of Christmas descends. ‘Cause us mums are busy, busy, busy little bees. Focused on the tasks that keep the family running, the kids fed, the house semi-clean. But… Continue Reading >

Unique Gift Ideas for an Expectant or New Mum

Written by Alice Zsembery   Have you got a friend that is expecting or recently had a baby? Lost for a gift idea? The chances are that they have already stocked up on the essentials and are probably drowning in… Continue Reading >