Tag: Read with me

Summer reading – How to update your parents…

We are always looking for fun kids books to read, both children are voracious readers and we encourage this habit.  Emily has recently been reading How to Update Your Parents, by Pete Johnson.  What can you do when you’re trapped

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Summer Reading – Taking Steps, Helen Sims

Taking Steps – Helen Sims I have been able to read a few books over the summer holidays (thank you children, for allowing your mother some peace and quiet) and this one was one I particularly enjoyed. It’s a compilation

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Summer reading – Follow me Home, By Jen Benjamin

I have  been trying to take advantage of “some” peace and quiet whilst being on holiday, recovering from knee surgery and having to work (slightly) less, to catch up on some reading. It’s nice to be able to sit down

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What we’re reading. Eclectic & interesting…

Our reading choices this week are slightly ecclectic and interesting. Emily is reading the first in the series of these books. She is LOVING it. They were recommended by a friend, and I got her a copy. She loves it

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When you really don’t like a book…

So Emily is part of Battle of The Books at school, and she has a list of a books she has to read through to be able to participate. She’s an avid reader, and normally I have to pry her

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Listening to stories… 

Both my children LOVE being read to, and also reading themselves. We’ve always encouraged reading and enjoyed it.  Recently, with us all being sick with, not as much reading happened. But, because technology is brilliant we had a brilliant substitute. 

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When a book has your name in it…

Reading is something we are very passionate about here in the Mad House of Cats & Babies and we love books. A personalised book is something extra special…. Little Man loves reading, and has in fact, just learned to really

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What we are reading…

I have always been interested in the history of WW1 and WW2, but particularly WW1 so when one of my friends gave me a book from the War Diaries series from the Imperial War Museum, based on the diaries of

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