The Power of Puzzles for Older Adults

As we age, it becomes increasingly important to engage in activities that promote mental acuity [...]

Why Self Publish A Children’s Book on Amazon?

So your child, or yourself, have written a story that you think deserves sharing with [...]

Why Do We Need Libraries?

Since 2010, 850 libraries have closed across the country and there’s more and more shutting [...]

How To Get Secondary School Kids To Read

Nearly every parent I’ve ever spoken to, including myself, has come across the problem of [...]

The Best School Fundraising Ideas

Now that schools are back (hurrah), it’s time for the PTA committees and the schools [...]

Books V Ebooks

The books v ebooks debate has been a constant over the past few years, and [...]

What Is It About Monopoly?

It’s true that traditional games are on the up & up, but what is it [...]

Traditional Games Are On The Up & Up

It’s official, traditional games are on the up & up- big time! How do we [...]

Covid19 Safe Halloween

With Halloween around the corner, children are confused as to what is allowed, and what’s [...]

The Origins of Halloween

The word Halloween is short for All Hallows’ Evening also known as Hallowe’en or All [...]

A Handy List of Websites for Lockdown

With children on lockdown and the choice of activity hubs becoming overwhelming, we decided to [...]

World Book Day-Fun Facts

World Book Day is a special day created by UNESCO to encourage a love of [...]

The Top 5 Santa’s Grottos

Where would Christmas be without the visit to Santa’s Grotto? It’s probably the only queue [...]

5 Things We Should Teach Our Kids

When you hold that tiny newborn you aren’t prepared for the bolt of love lightening [...]

How We Choose our Baby Names

Baby name books are one of the most popular gifts for parents-to-be, but how much [...]

5 of the World’s Best Children’s Libraries

We love a library and with the UK faced with multiple closures it’s important we [...]

The World’s Craziest Races

Is it that some people have way too much time on their hands, or that [...]

Keep Cool In a Heatwave

Who would’ve thought we would be writing about heatwaves in July in the UK. It [...]

How to Encourage a Child to Read

Recent studies have show that reading for pleasure is more important to a child’s educational [...]

The Reason For Rhyme

What is the reason for rhyme? it’s quite simple, it’s fun to read and fun [...]

Top 10 Things Kids Want from Parents.

As a new parent it’s so hard to know what kids want. It’s hard to [...]

100 years of Ladybird books

In 2015 we marked the 100 year anniversary of Ladybird Books.  I learned to read [...]

10 Most Common Superstitions

As someone who was brought up in a  house ruled by superstitions it was inevitable [...]

James Bond Themes

We all know who James bond is, and we all know some of the movies, [...]

Top 10 Richest Songs of All time

If I was to guess the Top 10 biggest money making songs of All Time [...]