Playing by the book

Reviews of kids' books and the crazy, fun stuff they inspire us to do

Rebecca Patterson has been busy being brilliant

In My Busy Being Bella Day by Rebecca Patterson, being packed off to nursery seems like the short straw to Bella. Whilst she has to work hard, she can’t help imagining all the fun her younger brother is probably having with Mum. Treats at the café? Or a trip to the soft play centre? Not […]

Hooray indeed for bread!

If I had to choose a last meal, I’ve always thought it would be a thick slice of still slightly warm, crusty white bread spread with soft, unsalted butter. Perhaps it’s because I have such happy memories as a child walking home on a Saturday morning, being given the torn-off crust, the “heel” of the […]

Taking blogging too far? Torturing my kids to get a blog post…

Sometimes this blog gives the impression that life in our home is idyllic, that I’m some sort of super mum and that our house gives off a continual pleasant, warm and loving glow. Well. Let me assure you that this is not the case. In order to get the material for this post I caused […]

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