Back to school essentials

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) It feels like we wait so long for the summer holidays to come around and then they are over before we know it. We’re a couple of weeks in now and it’s time to start thinking about getting prepared for the return to school in September. In 4 weeks we’ll be packing those school bags again so today I’m sharing some back to school essentials!

Children’s book review: The Cat and the Rat and the Hat

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about The Cat and the Rat and the Hat by Em Lynas and Matt Hunt. The book was published by Nosy Crow and can be purchased on Amazon*.

Children’s book review: Zoe’s Rescue Zoo: The Talkative Tiger

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about Zoe’s Rescue Zoo: The Talkative Tiger by Amelia Cobb. It was published by Nosy Crow and can be purchased on Amazon*.

Review: Learning Resources Kidnoculars Extreme

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This year in Reception Erin has been learning a lot about nature and wildlife and it’s something that she’s really been enjoying. We have been trying to encourage additional learning on this topic at home and while we’re out and about and this has been made easier with a set of Kidnoculars Extreme* from Learning Resources.

Review: Aura Print Business Cards

AD | Collaborative post It’s been a few years now since I decided to be self-employed full time and I quit my part time job at a supermarket. It wasn’t a decision that was made easily and it was something that I really had to work towards before I could commit to it. Over the years, I have learned a lot about blogging and some of the things that can make my job easier. Aura Print kindly sent me some beautiful business cards to help me out!

Children’s book review: When a Dragon Meets a Baby

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about When a Dragon Meets a Baby by Caryl Hart and Rosalind Beardshaw. It was published by Nosy Crow and can be purchased on Amazon*. A delightful, rhyming picture book that’s perfect for any little dragon who is about to become a big sister or brother. This charming follow-up to When a Dragon Comes to Stay and When a Dragon Goes to School is full of recognisable pre-school behaviour, and deals with all those tricky emotions that bubble up when