This year I have a lovely Mother’s Day competition for you. Mummy Fever readers can win a set of two gorgeous books which are ideal reads with your little ones this Mother’s Day. We have two sets of these to giveaway.
Reading to your children everyday can be one of those things that slips away a bit during the holidays, with more late nights and less structure to the days. New research commissioned by McDonald’s to mark its fifth Happy Readers campaign, has found that just three in ten parents read stories to their children every day. […]
Thinking back to your childhood, which books did you enjoy so much you’d quite happily re-read them as an adult? For me, it would have to be some of the Roald Dahl titles. My favourites were always George’s Marvellous Medicine (my mum was especially good at reading that one), Danny the Champion of the World […]
Changing the end of classic fairytales because they are politically incorrect? What are your thoughts?
Fairytales – which are your favourite ones from childhood? Do you read them to your own children? Will you read them to your grandchildren? Millions of parents are changing the endings of classic fairytales – because they are politically incorrect, a study has found. More than one in four admit to altering parts of a […]
What are your favourite books to read to your children? The Very Hungry Caterpillar is the best loved children’s book – according to parents, a study found. Despite being published in 1969, the Eric Carle tale of a caterpillar hatching from its egg and eating its way through various foods, came top of the pile […]
The World’s biggest celebration of reading for pleasure, World Book Day, returns this year on Thursday 1 March. In its 21st year, World Book Day Authors for 2018 include Clare Balding, Adam Hargreaves, Tom Fletcher, Andy Griffiths and Julian Clary. World Book Day delivers millions of £1 book tokens to children and young people across […]
Are you and your family fans of Roald Dahl? His stories were a huge part of my childhood and have continued to feature in my life since having children. I love that the stories that captivated me as a child also captivate my children. From Mr Twit getting food stuck in his beard, to Grandma […]
A love of books I’ve written a lot about books and reading on the blog before and how much our children love books. Like many families we’ve gone through that phase of reading the same books over and over again and even now the little boys in particular have stories they like to hear all […]