Not more candy canes!

It’s only just December, but it’s already started. The twins rushed out of their classroom LAST WEEK excitedly brandishing their first Christmas cards from friends – with candy canes popped into the envelopes as well. Don’t get me wrong, I love mint-flavoured treats and I really appreciate that kids and their parents are getting into…

Train!

There’s a whole lot of reading going on at our house at the moment, with the twins now confident to pick up a book and read by themselves. Seeing and hearing his big sisters, my Little Man is keen to be just like them, so I’ve been on the look out for books he can…

Peter Pan

Like most six-year-olds, my little girls love fairies – Tinkerbell especially –  so I wanted to see what they thought of the original Peter Pan story. Of course, it was written so long ago, over a century in fact, in 1911, that all I could find at my local library was an adaptation. The version…

Yes

My Little Man joins in with the chimp towards the end of the book, copying his sleepy stretch and rubbing his tired eyes, so there’s points for this book too in reinforcing that it’s time to sleep.