literacy

Bookawoo Review & Giveaway

A Bookawoo box has arrived here, making my daughter very happy. Bookawoo is a subscription service that sends your child a magical monthly box with 3-4 new books for them to learn and expand their imagination. Each month is a new theme and is designed to stimulate their love of reading. I decided to surprise …

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A Passion For Reading

I think, as parents, we often have those one or two things that we would love our children to be interested in, or talented at. I know I do. First and foremost, I want my children to be healthy and happy, which probably goes without saying. Beyond that, I want them to have a positive …

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I Am A Golden Eggsplorer!

Today I’m delighted to be sharing the news that I am now a Golden Eggsplorer! Well, the children are, to be more precise, which means we’re now proud ambassadors for Reading Eggs. I’m really pleased to be working with them and over the year I’ll bring you the latest news from them and tell you …

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The Booktime Campaign

When I heard from Booktrust recently, sharing news with me about their Booktime campaign, I knew that it was something that I wanted to get behind and share with you… ‘Now in its eighth year, Booktime aims to inspire a lifelong love of reading and this year marks a very special milestone for the charity …

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#BornToRead

I joined in a Twitter chat last week, in partnership with Save the Children and their Born to Read campaign. It shocked me. It upset me. It stayed with me. I learned that ‘A fifth of 7-year-olds from poorer families are already behind in reading. Most struggle to catch up, leading to a lifetime of …

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