Book Review: The Thriving Child by Dr William Stixrud and Ned Johnson

I read a whole bunch of parenting books when Little M was a baby and then stopped – mainly because nothing really seemed to answer the questions I had and partially because there was too…

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Book Review: How to Help a Hedgehog and Protect a Polar Bear by Jess French and Angela Keoghan

If there was a prize for the book that’s had the most impact in our house this year then this would win it! How to Help a Hedgehog and Protect a Polar Bear introduces the…

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Our Top 8 Literary Holiday Wishlist

As a bookish family, we like to tie a reading connection into our holidays where possible and love visiting the haunts of famous authors.  Here are our 8 dream literary destinations. 1. The Fairytale Route…

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7 Instagram Tips for Authors

As a keen Instagrammer, I come across author accounts all the time. Some are brilliant, but it’s become increasingly clear that many writers aren’t sure how to max out their pages. As a marketing tool,…

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5 Ways to Encourage Your Child to Read

We’re still at the beginning of our experiment to produce an avid reader as Little M is only five, but she’s already showing an interest in books and reads for enjoyment.  With book-obsessed parents, she’s…

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