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A Gruffalo stance*

Visitors to Nottingham’s Central Library may have spotted the Gruffalo and his friends in the window recently. I took E in there last week so that she could see the Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler bookbench which is pride of place. … Continue reading

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“She’s got to get used to it…”

I took E to the dentist today. It’s the second time we’ve been and the main purpose, apart from to check her teeth, is to familiarise her with going to the dentist. So wouldn’t you, if you were a dentist … Continue reading

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Reading with Daddy

I was reminded of Book Trust’s Get Dads Reading campaign this week, which started last year after research was published that states only 13% of dads spend time reading to their child. Many of them cited long hours at work … Continue reading

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Gripes

One day E will come home from nursery with all the clothes and hair things I sent her in. Last weekend she left a coat and a vest there, this week a jumper. I realise she can’t actually keep track … Continue reading

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