YOU CAN cook tasty food – easy tips to get kids cooking. WIN!
May26

YOU CAN cook tasty food – easy tips to get kids cooking. WIN!

Tomorrow we have a live Twitter Q&A with Helen Burgess (@LittleCooksCo), author of the new “YOU CAN cook tasty food”. If you’re looking for some half term inspiration, or you have a budding young cook who keeps invading your kitchen, then tomorrow lunchtime we may have just the thing you’re looking for. Helen Burgess is a qualified nutritionist and founder of Little Cooks Co., the award-winning monthly cooking kits...

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How to help teens increase their self-kindness
Mar02

How to help teens increase their self-kindness

Becky Goddard-Hill is a children’s psychotherapist and wellbeing author.  Her new activity book for kids aged 6-12 is called Create Your Own Kindness and it teaches kids to be kinder to themselves other people and to the planet. Self-Kindness is of course crucial no matter what age you are and here Becky looks at why, for teens, this matters now more than ever. The impact of recent times on emotional health This pandemic has been...

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Award Winning Family Travel blogger debuts the magical ‘Extraordinary Travellers’ adventure series
Sep22

Award Winning Family Travel blogger debuts the magical ‘Extraordinary Travellers’ adventure series

Karen Beddow, Editor of the award winning travel blog Mini Travellers released her debut book this week The Little Museum, the first in the Extraordinary Travellers adventure series. The Little Museum is a page-turning travel adventure story for boys and girls aged 8-11.  With a magic map, a clever invention and an exciting race through France, there is also a little bit of French thrown in for good measure. The story...

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How to help kids deal with back to school stress
Sep03

How to help kids deal with back to school stress

Today’s guest post is by blogger and parenting author Becky Goddard-Hill. Becky blogs at Emotionally Healthy Kids and has published 3 books with Harper Collins on emotional wellbeing for kids. Becky is a member of the National Council of Psychotherapists, holds a masters in Social Work and a postgraduate diploma in Psychotherapy. Her brand new book Create Your Own Calm is published September 17th. By iordani Shutterstock...

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Jennifer Niven’s BREATHLESS review – ye gods, you MUST read.
Aug13

Jennifer Niven’s BREATHLESS review – ye gods, you MUST read.

Quite by accident I was flicking through my Netgalley offerings a few weeks ago, and selected a random handful of YA coming of age titles I’d not heard of. Jennifer Niven’s BREATHLESS review is here because of that happenstance.I’m not sure I can convey how much I love this book. Except to say that I never wanted it to end. And I love that it didn’t.Remember Judy Blume’s Forever? How, for an entire...

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Easy World Book Day Costumes – You’ve Got This!
Mar03

Easy World Book Day Costumes – You’ve Got This!

Come on, we all know it’s true. A part of our brain always dreads World Book Day, and honestly just thinks that there are no Easy World Book Day Costumes. Of course it’s a wonderful scheme, and anything at all which gets kids engaged and involved with books wins my vote. But. Ye gods, it’s not like we parents don’t have enough to do, is it? We may Home Educate now, but trust me, I’ve been there.Oh yes....

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