Category: Book Club

22nd March 2024
  How do you talk to children about Cancer? Receiving a cancer diagnosis is challenging at any age, but for children in particular, it can...
4th December 2023
  Get into the festive spirit with some Christmas-themed bedtime stories – perfect to snuggle up to in front of the tree, sipping hot chocolate 🙂...
15th October 2023
          We live in turbulent times so books that address the topics of refugees and immigration can help children develop empathy,...
24th June 2023
readi Once Upon a Time with ChatGPT: How AI is Changing the Way We Tell Bedtime Stories to Kids. I was fascinated to learn about...
1st March 2023
  I’ve just been interviewed on BBC Hereford and Worcester Radio about why it’s important to read to kids. Of course we all know that...
28th February 2023
Do your kids struggle or hate reading? You are not alone but did you know that graphic novels maybe be the answer? Graphic novels are...
31st January 2023
  When my son Will was little, he loved reading. Then he went through a phase of not reading books but loving comics. According to...
20th September 2022
It’s #ChildrensBookWeek so I thought I’d give you some ideas around reading for pleasure. Reading for pleasure is so important for children & it can...
16th August 2022
What is it about nursery rhymes that is so helpful to kids? A recent study has revealed half of millennial parents can’t recite many popular nursery...
8th May 2022
You don’t really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry go-round will wave at his parents every time around –...
2nd May 2022
  I’m reading Barack Obama’s autobiography at the moment and as a former teacher it’s got me thinking about prejudice, discrimination and tolerance. I think...
10th February 2022
As part of my new Positive Toddler Roadmap I give lots of practical advice around how to handle a new baby with your toddler as...
6th January 2022
How to Raise Highly Happy, Confident, Resilient Kids: 7 Questions to Ask Every Day I remember when I wrote my first book Raising Happy Children...
29th November 2021
  We love our pets – we have 3 dogs & 2 cats & have loved & lost other beloved dogs & cats as our...
17th November 2021
  As part of my TODDLER Roadmap I talk about fussy eaters, faddy eaters or picky eaters – depending where you live in the world,...