Has the Kindle had its day?
Jan22

Has the Kindle had its day?

Remember the hoo ha when e-readers first hit the market? How bookshops trembled at the mere mention of the ‘K’ word. I’ve never really embraced the whole Kindle thing having always preferred the feel of a book, flicking over the pages, the smell of it (well the ones from the 10p book fairs maybe). I might be considered old school in my approach but it seems that recent stats are pointing to an upturn in the number of ‘physical’ books...

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Why texting is such a pain in the neck
Jan20

Why texting is such a pain in the neck

A fascinating fact about the traumas of texting. Apart from bumping into things whilst walking and texting, research has now shown that there is a rise in the number of neck injuries caused by texting. They’ve even given it a medical term ‘text neck’. There’s also one called ‘iPad Shoulder’. Errr, I think the researchers were obviously snowed under that day and just said ‘I haven’t got time to think up another name – it’ll have to do!...

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It’s all about that Bass
Jan20

It’s all about that Bass

I thought the song ‘All about that bass’ was a rather catchy tune when I first heard it. I didn’t even think beyond that until one of my daughters pointed out that the lyrics were about how having ‘a fat bum’ was good.  Well it seems that research has now shown that  women who have a larger ‘derriere’ also have more intelligent children! You  can’t argue with research done by the Times...

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Top 10 apps for 2015
Jan20

Top 10 apps for 2015

Just came across this earlier in January …it seems there is soo much out there for kids to spend time on the pc and tablet in a constructive and cheap way. The Guardian have listed the top 10 apps so that we don’t have to go hunting for them! http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/jan/05/childrens-app-trends-2014-kids Do please get in touch and let us know if any of your children rate them? Perhaps we can generate the...

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Sound advice at the ‘mumpreneur’ awards
Jan13

Sound advice at the ‘mumpreneur’ awards

Ooooh Helen, would you look at you. Mummy and Lente Designs owner gives some sound advice at the ‘mumpreneur awards’ on striking the right balance on running your own business and a happy family. Very grown up stuff indeedy! Its all here in black and...

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