How to encourage your children to read more

Now that we’re all back to school, I am sure one thing your children have come home from school saying is ‘we need to do more reading’. It’s something the teachers are so hot on ‘getting in those 5 reads a week’. I know for us with after school clubs and the general chaos of family life it’s tough to always get those reads in. So today I am sharing some tips on how to encourage your children to read at home. How to encourage your children to read more at home Make reading exciting Reading doesn’t need to be…

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12 activities to entertain your 6 month old baby

Watching as you baby learns through play is one of the most fun and exciting times. Babies are constantly changing and learning new things about the world they live in and it’s just incredible to watch. These activities are a perfect way to entertain your 6 month old baby. Not only do they provide fun but helps to encourage those new mental and physical skills they are picking up daily. It’s important to remember all babies to develop at different rates so bear that in mind when deciding which activities to set up for your baby, these activities are perfect…

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Elsie at 10 Months – She’s On The Move

Elsie is 10 months! And she’s officially on the move. As you can imagine life has gone from being 7/10 crazy (maybe 6/10 on a good day) to 9.9/10 mental. I thought I did a lot during that day before but now my feet barely touch the ground. I must admit I had completely forgotten how intense life is with a crawling baby. She is so quick and so mischievous! But it’s not all bad that happy little face as she comes charging towards me is just gorgeous. I don’t think it’ll be long until she’s chasing us around on…

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Making The Most Of A Summer At Home

I think we can all agree this last year has not gone the way in which we planned. Since last March I have felt some what ‘on hold’. Never quite feeling confident enough to make plans months ahead. We’ve missed out on holidays, days out, parties, family events and while at the time it feels like the worst thing. In the grand scheme of things we are so lucky to just have our health and happiness. After yet another booked, cancelled and (thankfully) refunded holiday has just gone by we have taken the decision to hold off booking anymore trips…

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Spring Craft Idea For Toddlers

It’s April and although there is still a bit of a chill in the air outside, Spring is springing and I’ve been looking for lots of fun simple spring crafts for the girls and I to get up to. Now when it comes to craft in our house it needs to meet certain criteria’s: Keep it simple – with the three girls and a baby to look after it needs to be something I can help with but they can do the majority of it themselves. Must contain glitter (kids choice not necessarily mine) Easy to clean up – once…

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