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The New Baby and Me

My family is a little unusual

Nicky*, a donor mum, offers insight into her parenting journey Buy The New Baby and Me  We’ve been inviting parents to share their experience introducing a new baby into the family. Nicky, a midwife and mother to two, sent in her own slightly unusual but completely wonderful story over Facebook. Read it below: My family is a little unusual. I am a single parent, and my second child was conceived using a donor. So, I suppose…

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A happy, hopeful collection of whimsical observations about the little things in life

Buy A Rainbow in My Pocket  Read an amazing review of A Rainbow in My Pocket by Patricia Nozell Continuing the celebration of poetry for National Poetry Month, I’m so happy to feature a poetic picture book that was published April 2016 in English and that I received from the publisher when I visited London last month. Poem in Your Pocket Day is coming up on April 26th (as I was reminded when I visited the poets.org website and…

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The New Baby and Me

A different approach to the coming of a new baby

Buy The New Baby and Me  Read a lovely review of The New Baby and Me from Books for Keeps. Five brothers, each quite different, are looking forward to the birth of a new sibling. They are convinced it will be a boy, and each of them thinks the baby will be like him. The first wants to be an explorer, the second a scientist, the third is determined to be an artist, the fourth a pirate, and the…

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Happy Mother’s Day!

By Meghan Sullivan All across the UK this Sunday a lot of us will be celebrating our mothers. Perhaps we’ll buy them some lovely flowers or cook them Sunday lunch. It’s a special day for parents and children to enjoy together. For children need their parents as much as their parents need them. They need love and support to grow. It’s also an important day because mothers are special. They’re the ones who hold us…

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Tiny Owl books empower girls

Happy International Women’s Day! By Meghan Sullivan Happy International Women’s Day! Last week I heard a story from a family friend which made me so angry. She said that when her child was taken to hospital and she went along with the child’s dad all the questions were directed to her. When the dad tried to talk to the doctor he was ignored, and the doctor continued to focus on the mum. This story shows…

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