Project 365 2019 Week 13

Project 365 2019 Week 13

Project 365 2019 Week 13 Day 83 – 89 Sunday 24th March – Day 83 We headed over to Stowe for an hour in the afternoon once Daddy P was up.  It ended up being a very late dinner day but never mind. Monday 25th March – Day 84 So lovely to see colour back…Continue reading Project 365 2019 Week 13

Encouraging reading with Bookabees

Encouraging reading with Bookabees – review and giveaway

You all know how passionate I am about books and the journey I’ve been on with my 7 year old son as he’s learned to read.  It’s not been an easy journey and even now, my son is very much happier when he’s being read to, rather than having to put the effort in himself.…Continue reading Encouraging reading with Bookabees – review and giveaway

Finding inspiration from How to Train Your Dragon

Finding inspiration from How to Train Your Dragon

There’s no secret that my son is a reluctant writer and although he loves books, he’s still not the happiest independent reader.  He’s much better than he was, but homework is always a battle and a change in reading band recently had a few issues.  But we plod on, doing what we can, hoping that…Continue reading Finding inspiration from How to Train Your Dragon

A little reading success

A little reading success

Yesterday morning we were sat having breakfast.  Each morning Monkey reads his school reading book to me, reluctantly.  Since the new school term I’m lucky if we get five pages out of him.  It’s not much when you see the number of sentences per page.  Some mornings are less of a battle than others.  But…Continue reading A little reading success

Pass the Word

Pass the Word

As you all know Monkey is a rather reluctant writer.  He gets easily frustrated and struggles with it all.  The situation probably isn’t helped by his letter formation, when he writes, he starts most letters in the wrong place, so he’s always covering more distance on a page than he needs to.  Getting him to write…Continue reading Pass the Word

Bella Broomstick

Bella Broomstick

You may recall that Monkey had his first taste of audio books last year and The Worst Witch was an instant hit.  I’m keen for him to read a balanced selection of books, with female lead characters as will as male. We are thrilled to be asked to get involved with the Bella Broomstick Book…Continue reading Bella Broomstick