7 Cute Books to Read with the Little Ones this Mother’s Day

by Susan Taylor   Mums, it’s nearly your special day! Whether you’re having a big family lunch, heading off to the beauty spa (sans kids shh!), or just having a nice sleep in, make sure you take a few moments… Continue Reading >

Too Busy to Read to your Child? Try these tricks

by Susan Taylor Reading aloud to children from a young age every day is so important for many reasons. Not only is it a great bonding experience, but it helps grow their language and communication skills, boosts imagination and creativity,… Continue Reading >

The Secret Life of Nuts and Seeds

Is it just me, or is nutrition way more fun to read about when foods come to life and share their own stories? Whilst writing my first book; Periods, Poo & A Glorious You, personifying our daily bread (literally) instilled… Continue Reading >

Top 10 Extraordinary Back to School Tips

As summer comes to an end and back to school season begins, it can be hard to get back into the rhythm of a regular schedule. The trick, of course, is to plan ahead. School Zone, the back to school… Continue Reading >

6 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Comprehension Skills

Comprehension has a dual personality. Sometimes it’s out on display, but often it’s artfully obscured requiring work to be detected. Even in texts for very young children, words and the pictures work on multiple levels. Good comprehension and knowing the… Continue Reading >

10 Reasons to Take Your Child to the Library

by Susan Taylor   The library was such a magical place to me when I was growing up. I have so many happy memories going there with my mum and spending hours discovering and reading new stories in such a… Continue Reading >

Learning to Learn During Lockdown

Lockdowns are tough on everyone, but they can be especially tough for children, who lack the organisational skills that many adults have spent years developing. Cut off from their friends and teachers and stuck at home with parents who have… Continue Reading >

Surviving Lockdown with a Baby or Young Child

The world has certainly changed over the past 18 months with many families going in and out of lockdown multiple times. Many parents are caring for their babies and young children while also working from home to help stop the… Continue Reading >

Voyage and Return

We are back to plots and the exploration of story. This hopefully will serve you when you are trying to find a particular book to start a particular conversation with your child. Last month we explored ‘overcoming the monster’ which… Continue Reading >

Flip flopping from Joy to Chaos and back again!

By Krissy Regan The Wellness Poet   Have you noticed more Joy than Chaos lately or more Chaos than Joy? Perhaps your days are so busy and chaotic you didn’t notice the moments of Joy pop up! Joy is a… Continue Reading >