The Grotlyn by Benji Davies – Review

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Bedtime stories are very important in our house and although Eliza and Isaac are busying reading their own books now, they love listening in to Sebby’s stories. Over the last few months, Eliza has flown up the reading targets at school and has moved on from basic school reading books to the likes of Roald Dahl and Miranda Hart, but that hasn’t stopped her from liking shorter reading books too. We were sent The Grotlyn by Benji Davies to review… Continue Reading “The Grotlyn by Benji Davies – Review”

Asleep in Minutes… Bedtime the Danish way

The Children’s Meditations In my Heart

How bedtime meditation helps children to sleep FROM ‘Hygge’ to parenting, the Danish way of doing things is often widely talked about and one of Denmark’s latest exports is no exception. “The Children’s Meditations In my Heart” by emerging Danish author Gitte Winter Graugaard enables children to fall asleep within minutes. Now available in three different languages, it is beginning to change bedtime routines the world over. What’s her secret? A method so simple it will surprise you: you’ve just got to turn… Continue Reading “Asleep in Minutes… Bedtime the Danish way”

#Win the best selling book and DVD copy of ‘Mum’s List’

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One of the most memorable, beautiful and heart-warming stories of recent years; ‘Mum’s List’ tells the real life story of Singe and Kate, a couple from North Somerset, whose lives were turned upside down when Kate was diagnosed with breast cancer. As a result, Kate wrote down her thoughts and memories to help the man she loved create the best life possible for him and their two sons. ‘Mum’s List’ stars Rafe Spall (One Day, Prometheus, Life of Pi), Emilia Fox (Silent… Continue Reading “#Win the best selling book and DVD copy of ‘Mum’s List’”

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Twitter Party with UKMumsTV #BearHunt

Bear Hunt

Last Thursday I took part in a ‘We’re going on a Bear Hunt’ twitter party with UKMumsTV, who a currently running a giveaway to win the DVD and book (ends 27th Feb). Written by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, We’re Going On A Bear Hunt follows the adventures of Stan, Katie, Rosie, Max, the baby and dog Rufus who want to catch a big bear. The makers of the television adaptation have really captured the charm and enduring qualities… Continue Reading “We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Twitter Party with UKMumsTV #BearHunt”

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt DVD Twitter Party #BearHunt

We’re goin’ on a bear hunt  We’re going to catch a big one,  I’m not scared What a beautiful day! I love Christmas for the new tradition all our favourite books being adapted for the TV. We have The Gruffalo, Stick Man, Gruffalo’s Child and Room on the Broom on DVD and now a new one has been added to the collection – We’re Going on a Bear Hunt! Written by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, We’re Going On A Bear… Continue Reading “We’re Going on a Bear Hunt DVD Twitter Party #BearHunt”