thoughts on moving house
Wonder - probably one of the best books my kids have ever made me read
A fast-paced, thought-provoking read for younger teens
Gender identity politics, ginger beer and is Uncle Quentin the stupidest person ever?
This post has been amended to include the little dots on top of the last letter of Emily Brontë's surname - thanks to Erin of Bubbles and Beebots for telling me how to do this! I've been thinking a lot about Wuthering Heights and English Literature generally in the last few days. 11YO has dipped into … Continue reading Wuthering Heights again – Does Anyone Read Joseph’s speeches?
One of the best bits of parenting is introducing your kids to toys, books or games you loved when you were their age. And, obviously, when they start liking them too - it's a bit rubbish when you share your treasured favourites and the little darlings just sneer in contempt, which does also happen. But luckily, … Continue reading Mum’s book reviews: Why I love Dr Seuss
I thought it might be interesting to start a new topic, and share my thoughts on some of the books my girls have been enjoying lately. We all bring different strengths and weaknesses to this parenting game, and reading bedtime stories is definitely my speciality. I’m not great at playing games or teaching them stuff, … Continue reading Mum’s Book Review: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L Frank Baum