Posts by Erin

Family camping

Camping With Kids: 11 Life Lessons to be Learned

September 29, 2016

. Camping with kids When I was a kid, pretty much all our family holidays were spent towing our Jayco campervan around Australia. The memories…

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Dogger By Shirley Hughes

September 27, 2016

  Dogger is a book from my childhood. In fact, the copy I have at home and read to my kids is my copy from…

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Twinkle By Nick Bland

September 20, 2016

  Twinkle is a gorgeous story about friendship and sacrifice. It’s another Nick Bland book and another one that needs to find its way onto…

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Rachel’s Story Created by Andy Glynne and Salvador Maldonado Told by Rachel

September 13, 2016

  Rachel’s Story is part of the ‘Seeking Refuge’ series of books and is a little different to the other picture story books we have…

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Teaching Kindness

Teach Your Kids: Be Kind. Be Compassionate.

September 08, 2016

Let’s talk about ‘compassion education’.  We’ve heard lots of parents asking how to teach kids to be kind and compassionate; it can be tricky in…

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Pig the Pug by Aaron Blabey

September 06, 2016

  Pig the Pug is one of those books I have seen around pretty much everywhere, but have never actually read; until just last week.…

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Father’s Day 20 Questions

September 01, 2016

      With Father’s Day just a few days away, we thought it might be nice for the people who make up The Sunshine…

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The Children Who Loved Books By Peter Carnavas

August 30, 2016

  The Children Who Loved Books is a simple and charming story about the beauty and importance of books and family. Summary Angus and Lucy…

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Cheap Things My Kids Love . . . That Don’t Involve Screens

August 25, 2016

    We recently had the annual hard rubbish collection at our place, which made me realise exactly how much expensive plastic rubbish my kids…

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Crankenstein By Samantha Berger

August 23, 2016

  Crankenstein is a light-hearted, funny book about something we are, no doubt, all quite familiar with: cranky kids! Summary There are many reasons Crankenstein…

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