Beyond Beige by Sylvie Boulay

Beyond Beige – Over the last few weeks I have been thinking more about old age, with my own grandma in her nineties and still going, it made me think that although some class my maturing years as old, actually I could only be halfway through my life, if the family genes are anything to … Read more

It All Started With A Lie by Denise Brown

It All Started With A Lie – I used to love reading and taking part in book tours, but its seems like forever ago that I had time to sit down and read a book. However now that the children are all older, its given me a little more time to spend enjoying the things … Read more

FACTS! One for every day of the year.

All of our children adore books, and right from any early age they have shown a keen interest in the world around them, they read anything and everything from Fairy Stories to books about the human body. This week we have been looking at a new book by Tracey Turner, called Facts! One for every … Read more

Help Your Kids with Growing Up.

Having three teens/tweens in the house I was very curious to take a look at Robert Winston’s book Help Your Kids with Growing Up. I remember watching Child Of our Time and really liking his approach, unlike others I could mention! It is promoted as ‘A no-nonsense guide to Puberty and Adolescence’. Split into 12 … Read more

Goth Girl and The Ghost of A Mouse

As I am sure you all know by ow, all of our children love reading, and Eowyn is no exception, I picked up her schoolbag last week and could barely lift it, on closer inspection she had five rather large books in her bag, all with bookmarks at different points, I asked which book she … Read more

Birds and Other Animals Picasso Book

As you will know if you are frequent visitors to Hex Mum Plus 1, the children are HUGE book fans, we have numerous bookcases around the house, full to the brim with everything from picture books to large encyclopedias (yes we don’t always use google!) The girls are all keen artists and you can find … Read more