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Nearly Schooler? Are you ready?

All the cliches have been resurfacing here in the store. It’s pretty much an annual thing, and kicks off in mid-April when people find out what infant school their child is going to, and it eases off in mid October…  And the cliches? They are these: ‘Where has the time gone?’ ‘I can’t believe he’s going to be a school boy!’ ‘It seems like only … Continue reading Nearly Schooler? Are you ready?

Have no fear – the Lost Toy Box is here…

Are you a parent who lives in fear of losing that one precious soft toy which your child won’t sleep without? Perhaps you are the parent who realizes how important this toy has become and so buys three or more ‘just in case’. Or perhaps you are the Good Samaritan who sees a dropped teddy and carefully balances it on a wall or railing hoping … Continue reading Have no fear – the Lost Toy Box is here…

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Books – where a new world awaits…

Learning to read is one of the most extraordinary gifts children learn. But we know it starts much, much earlier than that! We know that babies on laps love to hear the rhythm of a well loved book, the familiarity, the calm that reading a book brings. Thousands of children’s books are published every year – most are poor, some are just ordinary. A rare … Continue reading Books – where a new world awaits…