Posts by Erin

The Very Cranky bear by Nick Bland

June 14, 2016

The Very Cranky Bear is no doubt one you are already familiar with, but considering the depth of our love for it here at The Sunshine…

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Mindful Matters

June 09, 2016

  Chances are, if you are the parent of a primary or secondary aged child in Australia, that you have heard the term ‘mindfulness’. You…

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The Book With No Pictures, by B.J. Novak

June 07, 2016

The Book With No Pictures is a family favourite – guaranteed to provide some bedtime giggles. Summary Just as the title suggests, this is a…

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My 7 Saves for Working at Home With Kids

June 02, 2016

My 7 Saves For Working at Home With Kids I’m not stupid, so when I decided to work from home, I did my research. I…

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Book review – Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae

May 31, 2016

Giraffes Can’t Dance is one of those little gems of a story. I bought it on a whim (really just dislike leaving a bookshop empty-handed)…

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10 Things You Should Know About Your Child’s Teacher

May 26, 2016

Every morning you send your child off to be in the care of their teacher. Your little heart and soul spends 6 and a half…

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Book Review – Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers

May 24, 2016

My lovely Auntie Mich gave Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers to my son as a birthday present a couple of years ago. One read…

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Why I Read To My Kids

May 19, 2016

So, being in the business of child education, you’d expect me to read to my kids. And I do. But it’s not all about the…

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Book review – The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore

May 17, 2016

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore by W.E. Joyce,  is one of my absolute favourite picture story books. The first time I read it…

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The Shape of My Heart By Mark Sperring

January 12, 2016

  The Shape of My Heart is a picture book for a younger audience. It looks at the various shapes that make up our world…

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