10 Kindle book recommendations to download

  • March 19, 2020
Kindle book recommendations

At the time of writing this blog post we have been on ‘lockdown’ due to the Covid-19 outbreak for 5 days. We can’t leave the house other than for essentials so are all struggling to find things to keep us amused. Luckily for me, I’m a complete bookworm so being stuck at home is a good excuse to read some of the 74 (!) books I have stored on my >>

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5 summer holiday book recommendations

  • August 8, 2019

Disclaimer: these links are affiliate links meaning I will earn a small commission at no cost to you if you purchase through these links. I love to read but seem to go through phases of reading lots or not reading at all. Since moving to Spain, I’ve managed to read quite a lot. Whereas previously I’d sit in front of the TV blogging or working of an evening, I now >>

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6 Book Recommendations From A 7 Year Old

  • March 4, 2019
6 book recommendations for 7 year olds

We love reading, and Little H is becoming a little bookworm now that she can choose her own books to read for her weekly homework. She has to read for 20 minutes a minimum of three times per week and can also take her own books to school for ‘free reading’ so we get through books quite quickly now. It’s so important to encourage children to enjoy reading, and letting >>

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My Recent Reads – February’s Book Recommendations

  • February 18, 2019
Book recommendations in February

I’ve always loved to read but don’t normally have much spare time between work, having a child, and blogging. Towards the end of last year, I vowed to try harder to have a few early nights when I didn’t stay up late blogging. Getting into bed with a book is my way of winding down, even if I do sometimes fall asleep after only a couple of pages! I already >>

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10 Really Easy World Book Day Costume Ideas

  • February 11, 2019
Really Easy World Book Day Costume Ideas

It’s every parent’s favourite day coming up next on 7th March – World Book Day! I’m not sure who’s bright idea it was to decide that for one day every March all kids have to go to school dressed as a character from a book but I’d bet a lot of money that it wasn’t a busy and already stressed out mum who can’t sew and has to go to >>


How To Teach Your Children To Love Reading

  • September 17, 2018
How To Teach Your Children To Love Reading

I love to read, I currently have a million books on my Kindle I need to get through. I’ve always been a bookworm and one of my fondest memories is searching for every last Roald Dahl book at the library with my dad. When I had my daughter I was determined that she’d also love reading and looking at books, and thankfully my dream has come true! 6 reasons why >>


How To Make The Perfect Reading Corner

  • September 10, 2018
How to make the perfect reading corner

We moved into our house 4 years ago, but have still only just got around to creating an area in Little H’s bedroom that we’ve been talking about for ages…. a reading corner. She loves to read and I’d seen something similar on Pinterest ages ago that I wanted to try. After all, anything that encourages her to read rather than play Roblox or Minecraft is a good idea if >>

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How To Teach Kids Spanish With One Third Stories

  • April 5, 2018

Being able to speak another language is an amazing skill to have, and the younger the child the easier it is to pick up a new language. I’m not at all fluent in Spanish but did well in my GCSE and know enough to get by. We’ve visited Spain a fair bit and I’ve taught Little H the basics like numbers, colours and animals. If you want to teach kids >>

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February’s Book Recommendation – Goodnight Stories For Rebel Girls

  • February 14, 2018

This month’s book recommendation is one we’d seen a lot of people talking about so thought we’d jump on the bandwagon! It’s a great book with a lot of ‘Girl Power’ so if that sounds like your thing read on to see our February book recommendation… Goodnight Stories For Rebel Girls As you may have seen from some of our previous book recommendations we love a book with strong female >>

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January’s Book Recommendation – Personalised Childrens’ Book From Family Stories

  • January 7, 2018

I didn’t do a book recommendation in November or December as we were just so busy with other things, but I will try to get back on it this year. January’s book recommendation is a lovely personalised book from Family Stories that we received just before Christmas, I’ve lost count of times it’s already been read! There’s a lot of personalised books for children out there but I especially liked the look >>