• My Top 5: Children’s picture books for Christmas

    Christmas is my favourite time of year for buying children’s books. Below are some of Cyrus’s top picks for the festive season. It’s A Long Night For Santa by Chris Tetreault-Blay We absolutely adore the Little Brown Moth character in Chris’s new book, It’s A Long…

    The impact of social media on young children

    The Internet is such a huge part of people’s lives, and young children are no exception to this. Throughout this strange year, we have seen a rise in screen time across the board. From schools having to move to online learning, to us using the Internet…

    Child development during second national lockdown

    With the UK in a second national lockdown, returning to life as we once knew it seems even further away. Apart from our day-to-day routine being interrupted, the pandemic has also taken its toll on children’s development. Although my son’s school and many others have remained…

    My Top 5: Sustainable children’s gifts for Christmas

    Are you looking for a toy for Christmas for your pre-schooler that’s eco-friendly, kinder to the environment and less plastic? Here’s a round-up of our Top 5 favourite, sustainable children’s gifts for Christmas. From candy canes to sugarcane toys with Dantoy this Christmas We love Dantoy‘s…

    How to create Halloween traditions in unusual times

    Whatever you’re doing this Halloween, the main thing is to make it a night to remember! Whether you’re planning a quiet evening or a virtual scary movie marathon, we have some top tips on ways to decorate your home, prepare devilishly good food and play fun-filled…

    Inspiring children’s books about the environment

    With climate change firmly on the agenda, it’s never too early to use children’s books to teach young ones about the environment. Natalie Newman’s new book Lark The Shark reveals just how precious our planet is and has some eco-friendly tips on how we can all…

    Personalised books and stories for Christmas time

    Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Wonderbly. Personalised books are a really special gift to give children at any time of year, but unwrapping one on Christmas morning is always that little bit more exciting. As you may have figured out by now if you’ve seen our…