When you’re the second baby, born just 16 months after the first, you find your given lots of hand me downs. As Miss E was a different gender, she at least got lots of her new clothes that were just hers. This third baby, however, can expect to be wearing…

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One of the great things about being a blogger is the lovely packages that turn up, unexpected. Last week when we were all under the weather we received a Junior Builder : Emergency Vehicles kit. Like most young children Mr D and Miss E are pretty mesmerized by Police Cars,…

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If your children are anything like mine, then they’ll be endlessly fascinated with bugs and the such. The book Would You Rather: Dine with a Dung Beetle or Lunch with a Maggot? is perfect for inquisitive pre-schoolers who are thirsting to learn about the creatures sharing their world with them.…

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When I was little I had a huge fascination with dinosaurs. I don’t recall what sparked my interest but I recall I had a book (which I still have read to hand on to Daniel and Emma) that my parents bought my from Sainsburys that had a whole selection of…

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I think most parents will be aware of the importance of reading to young children, and I am sure that Daniel’s love of books is the key to his amazing speech. He has been speaking for so long and he continually amazes me at the sentences he constructs and phrases…

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