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Starting School

Starting School

Starting school or pre-school is a huge change for children and parents. For some, it’s a smooth, easy, exciting transition, for others it can be unnerving, frightening and worrying.  I’ve experienced both! Two of my children started school as happy as lambs but my third spent three weeks crying,...
8 Benefits of Audio Stories for Young Children

8 Benefits of Audio Stories for Young Children

1. Audio is hands free Unlike books, audio stories are "hands free" meaning children can listen to them while going on walks, during play time or quiet time, while eating or on journeys. You just need a digital player to be able to reproduce an audio story - which nowadays come in so many differe...
The Magic of Storytelling

The Magic of Storytelling

Stories....we're surrounded by stories. Stories are how we make sense of the world we live in, they engage our curiosity, emotions and imagination. And very often, especially for children, stories can be magical - whisking them off to weird and wonderful places, with strange, mystical creatures a...