So why go through the battle of encouraging your very busy child to settle for a book?

  • It’s a great way to encourage conversation in a relaxed and fun way, giving you a common subject to chat about…although if they later become as obsessed as our children did with Harry Potter, good luck getting a word in edgeways!

Attempting to keep in regular contact with the relatives can be challenging during the normal busy way of life but Covid-19 restrictions have made it even trickier.

Kids, grandparents, aunties, uncles…everyone could benefit from knowing a family member thought of them that day. How can we stay in touch and put a smile on the face of someone we love?

During the two Covid lockdowns we, like most of you, have used Video Chats to keep in touch with friends and relatives.

But video calls with young kids can be painful, here are some tips to help.