It’s Dyslexia Awareness Month

I’m delighted to have been published in Magic Town as their  guest blogger, as October is dyslexia awareness month, so I have some guidance for parents whose children may be struggling with reading because of dyslexia . Have you ever studied a foreign language and been confused by the words in the textbook? Now, imagine what […]

Create Magical Reading Memories Easily

  As a former Deputy Head and Class Teacher for 22 years teaching children to read is a vital life skill that I feel very passionate about – as kids who can’t read lack confidence, lack opportunities and are disempowered in all areas of life. I used to teach Reception aged children for a number […]

RELAX ! Here’s 8 Great Reasons To Let Your Kids Read Comics

  My son always loved books and always had his nose in a book when he was young but around the age of 9 he lost a bit of interest in his reading books and started to enjoy comics. As a former Deputy Head I knew it was probably a phase so I didn’t make […]

Reading, Rainbows and Rituals

Sometimes in life you just feel so blessed and grateful for the opportunities that come your way don’t you? Well last week I went to a wonderfully inspirational talk about “ Play” at my friend Kathy Kershaw’s excellent School in Esher, Rowan Prep School with Neil Griffiths the author and inspiration behind the Storysack Play […]