Making your home more book friendly for your child

*Items were gifted for the purpose of this review – all opinions are the reviewer’s own* As Books Editor for BritMums it probably goes as no surprise that we have a lot of books in our house. I’ve never counted them, but the amount of books my children have is well over the triple figures.…

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Poetry & Prose: World Book Day

I am sure that the words ‘World Book Day’ strike fear into the heart of some parents as they once again have to come up with a costume idea. There are those who will rifle through the dressing up box and anything Disney or Star Wars related will be deemed to become a ‘book’. However,…

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Books: Why you should give someone a book this Valentine’s

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, is this something you celebrate in your house or does it just pass you by as any other another day? I find with days like this that it’s always best to just adapt them to the way they best suit you and your family. Which is why today…

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How to make sure your kid has the best World Book Day costume

This term I’ve already had to deal with Superhero dress-up day and Victorian dress-up day.  And we still have the celebrated (or rather dreaded) World Book Day to come.  Why I don’t like World Book Day costumes The mention of World Book Day makes me break out into a cold sweat. I love getting lost…

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Books: Do you read with your child everyday?

Earlier in the year I read a statistic that as a book lover really surprised me. I’ve been meaning to write about it for a while. It was the result of a UK Study that found that only half of pre-schoolers are being read to everyday, which is a huge drop from 69% in 2013.…

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13 tips for reading to your child #ad

It doesn’t matter whether it’s school time, holidays or weekends, it’s always a good time to hit the books with your children — specifically, reading to and with them. We all know that reading to our children is important but fitting it in can be difficult. McDonald’s has commissioned research that shows more than a…

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